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Buying a vehicle

If you are buying a motor vehicle there are a number of things you should know and do.

Buying a car is a big investment for most people. Make sure you do your homework before doing the deal, regardless of whether it is through a private seller or with a car yard.

It is worth your while to read the information in the publication "Buying a Car - a buyers checklist". It gives you a comprehensive overview of what to look out for when buying a vehicle, whether new or used.

Legal Aid WA has produced a new guide for "Legal information about buying a car". The guide contains essential information regarding your legal rights and resposibilities, as well as information regarding loans and repayments, and warranties and guarantees.

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