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40 CONSUMER INFORMATION Consumer and Business Services 0002.Oct18 Buying a car You get more protections buying from a licensed second-hand car dealer than from a private seller: ´ There must be a notice on the car window which gives information about the previous owner, distance travelled, warranty conditions, etc. ´ You have rights under the Australian Consumer Law, and in many cases cars also come with a warranty. ´ You have a two day cooling-off period. General advice ´ Take the car for a test drive. ´ Get an independent mechanical inspection. ´ Make the sale subject to your satisfaction. ´ If you buy at auction you can’t test drive the car and a warranty may not apply. Further information Contact Consumer and Business Services on 131 882 or cbs.sa.gov.au

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