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Hi, I'm a new user and didn't really know where to post this, so I hope it's in the right place.

I'm selling my car to a "webuyanycar" type company, and I'm wondering how much info/documentation I am obliged to give them. I've told them the MOT has expired, but am I legally required to tell them that it actually failed its MOT test, and give them the certificate? They really ought to guess that anyway, but you never know.

It's only a few hundred quid, and I don't want to reduce the value even further if I don't need to. But I also don't want to break the law, or end up having to give their money back when they do a history check.

Grateful for any advice.
 

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Do you have a firm quote or is this just a website estimate?

As a private seller you have very little responsibility when selling to professionals, (caveat emptor) provided you have not misrepresented it's condition -"sure to pass, no problem"

Realistically, WBAC type companies are probably going to scrap your car, not refurbish and sell it on, so consider calling local scrapyards as they may offer more.

Also watch for admin fees, e.g. WBAC charge a 'transaction fee' £50
 

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Also watch for admin fees, e.g. WBAC charge a 'transaction fee' £50
they also used to like to offer £50 for cars too... funny that.

£50 for your car, minus £50 admin fee = waste of time...
 
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