can i sell a car in CAlifornia without a working seatbelt

Asked by flipjay Apr 21, 2014 at 03:32 PM about the 2001 Kia Sportage Base Convertible

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I would like to sell my 2001 kia as a private seller and I live in of the cars
front seat belts does not work is it leagal for me to sell it so long as I disclose that
information to the buyer?

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I'm pretty sure it isn't legal to sell it to a private party without working seat belts. From my understanding of CA vehicle laws it's only O.K. to sell it to dealers, dismantlers and junkyards/junk dealers.

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