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Considering the concerns over identity theft, is it wise to pass on all the service history when I trade in a car?

I am considering trading in my car. In the past when I sold a car privately I passed on the service history together with bills, records of payments etc. In view of current concerns over identity theft is it still wise to do this, particularly to a garage, where I do not know where the information may go? Will it prejudice the transaction if I don't provide the information?

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It's up to you. Some dealers, particularly those who will trade out the car, will simply ditch it. The more sensible ones will regard is as very valuable. You could give a phone number with the service book offering the file of invoices to anyone who buys the car.
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