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Comment #2004743 by Fergal Reid

Fergal Reid Jan 13th 2014, 10:57 PM #

This isn’t currently illegal??

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'Clocking' car mileage could be banned in Ireland

'Clocking' car mileage could be banned in Ireland

Clocking means turning the mileage reading back in cars.

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    Favourite Moe Sizlack
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    Jan 13th 2014, 11:38 PM

    Well u know exactly where u can go.

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    Favourite Frank Mc Carney
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    Jan 14th 2014, 12:06 AM

    No it is not but it is an offence to sell a vehicle knowing that mileage has been tampered with or to imply that mileage shown is genuine when seller knows it is not.

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    Favourite fionn mac cumhaill
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    Jan 14th 2014, 12:10 AM

    No. Not illegal. You can turn the millage back in your own car or indeed anyone’s car if they ask you to and it’s not breaking the law.

    However, if you then sell the car without informing the new owner what the correct odometer reading should be, and you perhaps then try to pass it off as a lower millage car, that’s illegal.

    So the act of interferring with it at the moment is not illegal.

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    Favourite Andrew Deegan
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    Jan 14th 2014, 12:43 AM

    6 tweets, all today, set up a fake account. Get a life

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    Favourite Seany McDonagh
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    Jan 14th 2014, 1:45 AM

    Well I would have used a different word to describe Ireland but you’re not wrong .

    Red thumbs on the left lads :)

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    Favourite George
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    Jan 14th 2014, 7:01 AM

    What’s yours.

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    Favourite Emilio
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    Jan 14th 2014, 9:01 AM

    So, I clock my car, ‘sell it’ to a friend. Friend sells the car. Friend doesn’t know car is clocked.

    Quite a hard statement to prove that the mileage has been tampered with, let alone that it was done by the one who sold you the car in the first place and not by the any of the previous owners.

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