What happens if your car is not registered... and what if you've been driving it around?

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What happens if you drive another car that is not registered and uninsured?

Nothing, as long as you don't get stopped and you have no accidents. If you do get stopped or have an accident, then you will be in trouble. The vehicle may get taken off the road, or you may have to deal with insurance problems.

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Can you drive your car if you bought it and not registered?

The vehicle must be registered in order to be driven on public roadways.

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What happens if you drive your friend around and get caught and you are both 16?

The driver will get arrested and the car will be cruched!!

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What happens if buyer does not register car?

If you do not, your registration will be suspended, and your driver license could be suspended as well.When transferring the vehicle's title certificate to a new owner, you must fill out the appropriate odometer and damage disclosure statements, and sign your name at "Seller's Signature."

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Does a car still have to be registered and insured if it has not been running for over a year?

if u drive on the road yes.

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What will happen if you drive your car when the temp gauge registers overheating?

I bet the whole car will explode. I dunno that much about cars but I bet it'll happen, so DON'T TRY IT AT HOME.

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If you've been making monthly payments on your car and and you are still a month behind can they repo it?

As long as you are in default, they can repo. Try to catch up the month behind. Send $5.00-10.00, whatever.

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What happens if you don't register your car in time?

The vehicle registration process involves providing some personal information and details on your car and paying a registration fee.If you fail to register your car or renew your registration, you could face penalty fees, a ticket and possibly impoundment.

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What happens if you drive your car while its overheating?

In brief, you will blow the engine.

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What happens if your car overheats and you keep driving?

Severe Overheating -- 40 to 80 Degrees Over This is head-gasket-blowing territory, especially if your vehicle's engine has aluminum heads.Sustained at this level, the loss of oil viscosity will eat the bearings and cause the engine to seize, and the heat will cause the heads to warp and probably...

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What happens if you register your car late?

What happens if you don't renew your vehicle registration fee? In addition to a potential fine, you will have to then get your registration where you will pay an additional late fee.If you aren't driving the car, you won't get pulled over, but you will get a late fee if you go to register the ca...

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Can you get your car towed to a garage mechanic if it is not registered?

Yes. The garage can use their repair plate on the unregistered vehicle to make it legal to tow.

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What can happen to a car if your turn it off while it is in drive?

You will lose your power steering and tho you still have brakes your ABS may not function

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What happens if a car is bought and not insured?

Purchasing a car and not insuring it is not illegal. However, driving an automobile on the road while ininsured is illegal. If the vehicle simply sits in a garage, there is no problem. The only risk there is if the vehicle is damaged or stolen while not being driven, insurance obviously will not ...

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What happens to your car if you continue to drive it while the timing is off?

You'll damage (probably seriously) the engine and related components such as the transmission and drive-shaft - how bad will depend on how "off" the timing is.

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Will I have to serve time for not having car registered and driving it?

It depends on local legislation, your previous record etc. It most jurisdictions it would be unlikely if it is a first offence.

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What happens if you have not paid your car payment in over a year and no one has repossessed it?

This just means they have not found it yet. They can pick it up and, they can take you to court and you will have to pay the amount owed plus court fees and fines for hiding the vehicle. If that's the case.

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Are you allowed to drive a car if the car is not registered to you?

YES (with the owner's permission)

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What can the dmv do if your car is not registered?

Motor vehicle laws differ from state to state, but ... in general ... nearly all states make it illegal to operate an unregistered motor vehicle on public roads (this often includes even having the vehicle TOWED on public roads). Generally the penalty for violating this is a (possibly substantial...

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What happens if you drive around with a bad car voltage regulator?

Battery will either be overcharged and burn out numerous electrical components or battery will be undercharged and eventually won't have enough voltage to operate vehicle

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If you loan your car and it is not returned is it stolen?

it is if you report it to the police as stolen

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What is your liability of a car that has been repossessed from you but the tow company is driving it around town?

unless your going to come up with the money to get it back,who cares,its not your problem any more (:

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Why do you register a car and how do you tell if it is registered?

By law, cars must be registered in order to legally operate them on public roads. Even if you had a truck that you used only on your farm, though, you would still want to register it as registration provides some form of proof of ownership. Cars you own usually should be registered to you. To fin...

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In New York if you sell a car to another person and they do not register it with motor vechicles what happens?

If they do not register the car in their name then if the car is wrecked or used in a crime then it will come back to haunt you

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Is it illegal to get your licence when you are sixteen and drive kids around in your car?

Check your state rules. In Georgia you have to have your license for at least 6 months before you can drive with anybody in your car that isn't in your immediate family. I think it's okay if they are brothers/sisters.

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What happens if your car gets keyed on your friends property and you dont know who did it what happens?

Report the vandalism to PoliceMake an insurance claimYour friend has no financial responsibility

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What happens if a car ran over your foot but it does not hurt?

if a car ran over your foot would it brake because your foot has bones in it and they are very sneaative?

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What happens if car is not aligned?

Wheel misalignment causes the vehicle to become off-center, making it more difficult to steer.Drivers will notice that it takes more effort to steer their vehicles in a straight line when wheels are not aligned properly.Effects.Driving a vehicle with improper wheel alignment can cause uneven wear...

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If you've been late 8 weekly payments can the dealership report the car as stolen?

IF you are the REGISTERED OWNWER, NO. You cant steal your own car. They can REPO it.

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Can you register your car in Florida if it is insured and titled in your grams name?

No, the vehicle would need to be titled in your name for you to be able to register it. Your grandmother could register it in Florida and let you drive it.

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What happens if a school bus hits your car and then drives away?

It's a hit & run. Call the school and tell them.

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What happens if you're driving the car and your water pump fails?

Your engine starts to overheat and if not addressed promptly will cause permanent damage to engine due to thermal breakdown

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What happens if you let someone drive your car and they wreck?

If you drive your car and cause an accident, your car insurance will pay for the damages you cause, as defined in your policy.If your friend drives and crashes your car, you may assume that he -- and his car insurance -- will pay for damages.In fact, you are on the hook.

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What will happen if you drive your car without a speed sensor in it?

the speedometer wont work and quite likely the automatic transmission fluid or oil (manual trans) would leak out and the transmission would be ruined.

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What happens if someone gets caught driving your car and has a actadent?

you will have to sue them because it is your car not there's

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What happens if you drive your car without oil?

Your cars motor will explode.

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What happens if you drive your car in 2nd gear?

So when you are driving in 2nd gear, you are using high amount of torque and while driving if you are increasing your speed, you are putting heavy load on your engine which will consume high amount fuel, produces vibration in the engine and ultimately reduces the engine life.

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What happens if you drive your car without water?

In an extremely cold environment, you might get away for a while without anything in the radiator, although your water pump seals will wear out from no lubricant (the antifreeze/coolant is the lubricant).As the engine overheats, the tight clearances will be reduced from the expanding parts.

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What happens if lightning strikes your car while driving?

While a car provides some protection from lightning, as the metal frame directs lightning currents to the ground, vehicles can still be damaged by a strike.Lightning damage to a vehicle includes pitting, arcing and burning along with electrical system issues, the institute said.

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If a new anti-theft module has been put in your car and everything has been reset why might your car not start?

if the car has been in a wreck or bumped something solid it (might) have an inertia switch that needs 2 b reset.

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What happens if your car dies while driving through water?

You have to get wet and walk to wherever you were going. Cars stall when water gets over the hood and into the engine. Usually they are OK once they dry out, but have a mechanic check to be sure if you have any other problems after that.generally it is reccomended not to attempt to drive through ...

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What happens if you drive your car while overheating?

If you run it too hot the engine will give out, and it will NOT work again. You're going to blow the motor, basically.

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What happens if you turn your car off in drive?

1st answer. You could damage the fuel pump and or transmission2nd answer. Nothing, it will not move but will roll until it stops.3rd answer: Most vehicles, with automatic transmission, of later models, will not allow the car key to be removed from the ignition if it is not in park. This is to rem...

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What happens if you don't drive your car often?

If you drive every other week the flat spots will round out no problem with enough driving to heat the engine up to normal.If the car sits for too long they can become permanent.While the tire will still work, there will be an annoying sound from them when you drive and they will be out of balanc...

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Is it bad to start car and not drive it?

Yes, idling an engine puts more wear and tear on an engine (especially diesels) than normal driving does. It's also bad for the environment, not to mention just plain wasteful.

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What happens if I drive my car while its overheating?

If you are driving a car that is overheating but still has coolant, as in the case of having a faulty thermostat, the high temperatures can cause the antifreeze to boil, expand, and cause intense pressure within the radiator hoses.

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Your 1993 mercury sable would not shut off today when you turned it off and removed the key the ring is missing around where the key goes you just bought the car and it's been shutting off fine till t?

My 1993 Sable ignition swith was very sloppy too. I would suggest you're going to have to replace the switch. Any shop manual will have the instructions for this. Either buy one, or use your local library's copy for free.

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Can you register a car if the loan is not in your name?

Yes, HOWEVER, you will need required documents in order to register the vehicle if your name is not on the title.Bring in the title documents, proof of insurance, signature form (TR-212a), and payment, and we will register the vehicle without the owner in the office.

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What happens if I put double the oil in a car and let it run for 5 minutes but not drive it?

It should be fine, but you will need to drain the oil out to the correct level on the dipstick.

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If your husband ran off and left his car four months ago and has not been back can you have it hauled away or sold?

If you just want to get rid of the car, you can report it as an abandoned vehicle on your property, and they can have it hauled away, otherwise, unless your name appears on the title, you cannot legally have a vehicle sold or hauled off without going through the proper channels. If there is an ou...

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What happens if your car was hit parked and you know who did it?

Fill out accident report with police. The person's insurance will pay for repairs.

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What happens if you let someone driver your car they wreck it and get hurt?

Nothing - provided the vehicle was mechanically sound ! If the driver was silly enough to be involved in an accident - it's THEIR responsibility - not yours !

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Who do you call if your car has never been repoed and should have been?

The institution that has a lien on the vehicle.

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Who is affected if you ran a red light and its not your car?

If you get a citation from a traffic cop, the ticket is yours. If the intersection has a camera that catches the vehicle in violation, the owner will get the ticket. It would probably be the person that you borrowed the car from. Because if you ran the red light, the camera or police would always...

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What happens if your car impounded in Chicago and you don't get it back?

more than likely if its impounded it will either go to the crusher get a new title and get resold or sit there n the impound yard til it no good and rusted and the tires are warped!

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If your car does not start but all the lights and radio come on and it starts after a jump what happened?

1. Battery could have a weak cell.2. Brushes on starter motor may be worn.3. check battery connection at battery for good connection.4. either positive or negitive battery cable broken at connector.5. starter solenoid not working and allowing starter to spin engine overto start.6. loose 12volt wi...

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What happens if it rains after you wax your car?

The wash and wax will allow your vehicle to shed the water off so it does as little damage to the paint as possible.While rain by itself won't hurt your paint job, rain mixed with city pollution can have a detrimental effect.If it hasn't rained for a while, then wash your car before it rains.

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Your car has been repossessed today you know where it is your tags are still on it can you go and drive it away?

depends on your state about the tags whether they stay with the car,or if you can go claim them, as for taking the car after its been repossed most professional companies have reported it to the police and the bank. taking the car back would be auto theft

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If your mechanic installed a new thermostat in your car and it did not work so your car overheated and cracked your cylinder head is it his fault and if so how can you prove it?

If the thermostat failed it is not the fault of the mechanic, he didn't build the thermostat he just installed it. If it failed because of improper installation that is another story. But you are also at fault,maybe more so than the mechanic ever hear of a temperature gauge. it doesn't just get t...

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Your husband and you were together three months you bought the car before you were married it is in your name and he took it and will not return it it has been four months and you report it stolen?

if it was your car before you were married, has stayed in your name only, he ha no legal claim to the car unless a judge gives it as part of the settlement.

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If you are given a car that is registered in another state how do you register and insure it in your home state?

You start by....Call and ask your agent

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What happens if someone keeps driving a car when the lease is up and it was already in repossession?

Cindy Lynn, what is a "normal" repo? Whats "normal" about someone wanting to drive a car and NOT pay for it? Can a warrant be placed? In a few states, yes. You should check out your definition of "NORMAL". I think yours must include "gambler", "wishful thinker" or other terms. Good LuckCindy, why...

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What is wrong with your car if while driving it stops accelerating did not shut off just stoped accelerating?

Sounds like a fuel delivery problem, either a plugged up fuel filter or incorrect fuel pressure.

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What does it mean if your car does not turnover?

It means that it has not completed a full revolution in the firing order to keep the car running or on ..

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If your car is registered in England can you get its mot done in Northern Ireland?

No - you must have the car registered at a Northern Ireland address.

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What happens if you are caught without a license and your driving?

The penalties differ from state to state, but you can get a fine, you can get your vehicle towed and impounded.

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If you are not the primary policy holder and someone else drives the car and gets into an accident is it your fault or theirs?

i'd say both you not that much but who wrecked it is the one to put the blame onThe insurance is for the car regardless of who is driving. It will be the first to pay. If it doesn't cover enough, the person driving can be tapped for the remainder. If the person driving does not have a license, th...

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What happened if a car is not safe?

The driver is responsible for the condition of the car and the safety of passengers. It it is not safe to drive, don't.

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If a car has a lien on it and is in a shop and been repaired can you go to the owner of shop and repossess even if the repair bill has not been paid?

NO. The repair shop has a lien also. Pay the bill.

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What happens if you have your permit and you get caugh driving alone?

If you got caught driving without a licensed driver and you only have a permit you would get a ticket and lose your permit. Additionally the car could get impounded and towed away.

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Why is it a good idea not to measure the air pressure in a cars tire until you've drive it enough to warm up the tires?

air expands when heated and gives a false pressure reading.cold tyres give a more true reading

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What happens if i drive with g1 in Ontario i have insurance and if i drive alone what happens?

if they catch you, they can take away your license for 30 days.

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What will happen if you continue to drive your car while the timing is off?

If you continue to drive your car while the timing is off,your motor will start to act a little funny.I would NOT suggest you continously drive your car like that.

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Can you register a car in California if it does not have a California emissions package?

I have posted a link for you with the California requirements for registering a vehicle you have purchased. There are some exceptions to the law, listed on the website.

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What happens if someone else is driving my car and gets in an accident?

Therefore, as long as you have Car Insurance, your vehicle will most likely be covered if it is involved in an accident while someone else is driving.Likewise, if the accident was determined to be the fault of the other driver, their insurance will be held responsible for damages.

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What happens if you fail your driving test 3 times?

If you fail your driver's license test three times in California, you have to begin the application process all over again.You can then take the written test a second time for your learner's permit, which will give you another three chances to pass the driving test.

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If your car has been totaled but you bought it back and had it repaired is it true that it can never be totaled again?

It can be totaled again but payout will be much less, typically 50% of the value of a comparabe clean-titled car plus credit for any upgrades you've done and can prove with receipts (keyless entry, new brakes, new alternator). It's subjective so make sure you know the value of your car with a cle...

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You have to get the antitheft system in your 95 firebird fixed and you've been told cars like this are only going to give you trouble does this car always have problems with it or is it worth keeping?

My '89 Bird has been experiencing the problem with starting my car with the anti-theft for two years now. I'm going to try some persons answer and rub a pencil eraser on my anti-lock key connector. I don't know if it will solve anything but my advice is if you can afford it, start looking for som...

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What happens if your axle breaks while driving?

Combined with the lack of lubrication from not enough grease, the joint will eventually tear itself apart.If your axles are failing, you'll still technically be able to drive your car.Once broken completely, your car won't move, and if they break while you're driving, it could cause a serious acc...

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What happens if your tire blows out while driving?

Panic ensues.Your vehicle starts to slow down.If a front tire blows out your car will pull you to the left or right as the steering wheel begins to vibrate.Most blowouts happen when driving on underinflated tires at high speeds, according to experts.

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Is it illegal take a cars hood orniments if it is not your car?

Yes it is illegal. It is stealing and you can be arrested.

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What is it if a car overheats and it's not the thermostat?

It can be several things. A clogged radiator. Not enough coolant in the radiator. Using water rather than coolant. A blown head gasket. A cracked head. Running against some kind of resistance, such as an engaged emergency brake, a stuck brake caliper, etc. Other things.

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What happens if your timing belt breaks while driving?

If a timing belt breaks while driving in an interference engine, the camshaft stops turning leaving some of the engine valves in the open position.This may result in a heavy damage to the engine with broken or bent valves, damaged pistons and, possibly, destroyed cylinder head and block.

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Do you have to retake your driving test if it has been four years since you lost your license?

Yes, you will be required to take the written test again. The driving part of the test is at the examiners discretion if you need to take that part or not.

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Can you drink in a car if your not driving?

Yes.Believe it or not, it is not illegal for a passenger to drink while being driven in a car or for a driver to have open alcohol containers in a car.You can smoke a cigarette while behind the wheel in certain circumstances.

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What if I sell my car and the new owner never registers it?

in most states, as long as you have a bill of sale with the date of sell, signitures and driver liscense number of the person buying, you should be OK. if the new owner never registers the vehicle, and is driving the car with false or no plates, he will eventually get caught. If the new owner get...

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Can you return car if did not test drive it?

If you are referring to , buying a car without a test drive then wanting to return it because you don't like it? No.

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What happens if your wheel bearing goes out while driving?

It may become more pronounced during turns as the car's weight shifts and a different load is placed on the wheel.Ultimate damage: If you don't replace a damaged wheel bearing before it fails completely, the wheel will completely seize up.If this happens while you're driving, the results can be c...

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What happens if your serpentine belt breaks while driving?

A broken serpentine belt leads to a sudden loss of power assist for the steering system, where the steering wheel all-of-a-sudden becomes very hard to turn.A broken serpentine belt stops the water pump from circulating coolant (antifreeze) through the cooling system, and the engine can overheat -...

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What happens if your driving with no driver license?

If you get caught, you'll be fined, the car may be impounded, and you may be denied being able to get a license for a period of time.

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Why is it important to look under and around your car before getting in?

To be cautious of attacking predators. These people are more commonly known as 'Loose wires' and 'phycopaths'

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Can I drive a car not registered to me?

No, it's not illegal to drive someone else's car.But you're legally liable for the vehicle that you're driving, regardless of whether you own it or not.According to the National Road and Motorists' Association, the driver is legally responsible for whether or not a car is registered or insured - ...

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What if someone drives your car and has an accident?

Your insurance rate will increase.

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What happens when there has been a hit and run on your car when you don't even know how it was hit or who hit it?

Well, there are two responses to this question - If your car was damaged in a hit-and-run accident and you have no idea who caused the damage and your car was uninsured, unfortunately, you are stuck paying for the repairs to your car. However, if your car was insured, simply pick up the phone and...

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Is it not recommended to use your headlights when driving on snow and ice?

WTH kind of question is this?? Of course it is recommended!!!

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What happens if a car was to be repossessed and it didn't happen?

You are lucky. If you cannot make the payments contact the lender and try and work something out. If not voluntarily turn the car in yourself. You will save yourself the repossession fees.

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How do you get a car back if you finance the car the other person is a named driver on the car and drives around in it?

This could be ugly.If you are the listed owner on the registration you could:If the other persons name is on the registration then you will have to go through a legal repossession probably involving a lawsuit.

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Is it safe to drive if speedometer not working?

A speedometer may stop working due to a bad sensor.Plus, the affected cruise control can disrupt the driving functions of the car.Any problem with the sensor will make the Check Engine light to come on.

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What happens if unauthorized person signs for registered mail?

Nothing happens. It is not up to the postal service to verify the occupants of an address. The postal service delivers to an address and not a person.

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If your friends were smoking hash and you were around but didn't smoke does it still go in your system?

In a car, probably, at least if the windows are up.

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