The requirements for the used car buyers guide as specified in section 455 of the US code of regulations. They are:
This form is signed by the buyer only before sale.
A buyer’s guide must be posted by the dealer on the side window of every vehicle displayed for sale with both sides visible.
The label may be removed temporarily for a test drive but must be re-affixed after the test drive is complete.
The dealer shall have the buyer’s signatures.
COPY TO BUYER
The original or a copy of the buyer’s guide, including all terms and required disclosures, shall be presented to the buyer upon completion of a used vehicle sale.
This document should be used to identify ALL known defects in writing. If you disclose it, you do not have to fix it, excluding Division 12 items.
See sample page 108 and also see related links:
- For Division 12 – Equipment of Vehicles go to: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/lov/lovd12.htm
- For Completed Buyers Guide go to: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/buspubs/filledbg.pdf