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WAC 173-901-170

Responsibilities of vehicle manufacturers, vehicle dealers, and other people selling motor vehicles.

(1) Vehicle manufacturer responsibilities: Manufacturers of new motor vehicles offered for sale in Washington state must ensure that new motor vehicles are equipped with brake friction material certified to be compliant with the requirements of this chapter.
(2) Do vehicle dealers or other people selling motor vehicles have a responsibility to ensure that the cars they sell are equipped with compliant brake friction material?
(a) Vehicle dealers or other people selling motor vehicles do not have a responsibility to ensure that the cars they sell are equipped with compliant brake friction material.
(b) However, if a vehicle dealer or another person who is selling a motor vehicle replaces the brake friction material of a new or used vehicle, prior to resale, the seller must replace the brake friction material with a brake friction material that complies with the requirements of this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.285 RCW. WSR 12-21-082 (Order 10-17), ยง 173-901-170, filed 10/19/12, effective 11/19/12.]
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