- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 25. Motor Vehicle Transactions
- Section 510. Disclosure of Damages.
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AS 45.25.510. Disclosure of Damages.
- (a) Before entering into a new motor vehicle sales contract, a new motor vehicle dealer shall disclose in writing to a
buyer of the new motor vehicle any known damage and repair to the new motor vehicle if the damage exceeds five percent
of the manufacturer's suggested retail price as calculated at the dealer's authorized warranty rate for labor and
parts, or $1,000, whichever amount is greater. A new motor vehicle dealer is not required to disclose to a buyer that
glass, tires, bumpers, or cosmetic parts of a new motor vehicle were damaged at any time if the damaged item has been
replaced with original or comparable equipment. A replaced part is not part of the cumulative damage required to be
disclosed under this subsection.
- (b) If disclosure is not required under this section, a buyer may not revoke or rescind a sales contract due to the fact
that the new motor vehicle was damaged and repaired before completion of the sale.
- (c) In this section,
- (1) "cosmetic parts" means parts that are attached by and can be replaced in total through the use of screws, bolts, or
other fasteners without the use of welding or thermal cutting and includes windshields, bumpers, hoods, or trim panels;
- (2) "manufacturer's suggested retail price" means the retail price of the new motor vehicle suggested by the manufacturer
and includes the retail delivered price suggested by the manufacturer for each accessory or item of optional equipment
physically attached to the new motor vehicle at the time of delivery to the new motor vehicle dealer that is not
included within the retail price suggested by the manufacturer for the new motor vehicle.
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