Help - car reported as exported?? What does it mean? quick

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Found 15th Apr 2010
Just done a HPI check and it's come back saying the car has been exported whereas buyer says its not!

What are the consequences with regards to this????

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No idea, sorry. :-(

If a vehicle is exported out of the UK and then is subsequently imported back in, the record of the export is removed from the vehicle's history by the DVLA. Therefore the HPI Check is unable to provide information on a vehicle's previous export status, once it becomes a UK registered vehicle again. HPI is also unable to provide any information about the vehicle's history whilst it was registered and used abroad.

hpicheck.com/glo…tml

So from that it sounds like it has previously been exported but never officially imported back in?

Insurance. Warranty.

I wouldn't touch it with a bargepole. I bet it's cheap. :whistling:

Are you buying or selling ?.

Banned

Two daft threads from people with rash in their name.

SPOOKY!

SuperEd

vibeone;8373313

Two daft threads from people with rash in their name.SPOOKY!



Multi :whistling: :w00t:

Original Poster

I'm buying, person has all the paperwork apparently - could it be that DVLA have made a mistake?

rash;8373371

I'm buying, person has all the paperwork apparently - could it be that … I'm buying, person has all the paperwork apparently - could it be that DVLA have made a mistake?



Could be cloned ,,,RUN

Means further hassle and questions for you in the future unless you run it until it dies.
Too many possible reasons to give it a miss unless you can vouch for the seller personally.

Banned

If it is a clone you could well end up losing cash and car, Keep on running and dont look back

rash;8373371

I'm buying, person has all the paperwork apparently - could it be that … I'm buying, person has all the paperwork apparently - could it be that DVLA have made a mistake?



It is possible - I'd phone HPI and get them to look into it. When I was looking into a car earlier this year I did an HPI check and the car failed on the V5 issue date, I phoned HPI and they were quite helpful and said they'd contact the DVLA and found out what's wrong. They phoned me back in a couple of days later and found out it was a DVLA error which had now been corrected although by that time the car had been sold to someone else. If HPI advise against buying the car and won't guarantee the money I'd walk away as it's not worth the potential problems, while I was annoyed to lose out on my car I don't regret being cautious.

John

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Other than that it come back clean and he has receipts from VW dealers, MOT's etc dated after the supposed export.

Did you get anywhere with HPI?

John

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Well I phone DVLA - they have no record of it being exported, it seems to be a mistake on Autocheck.co.uk!

*******s! Almost didn't buy cos of those pricks! The guy was very genuine, FSH, dealer stamps - the works, thats why. Supid stupid autocheck! Can I sue them?
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