Do I have to declare a Cat D status to potential buyers of my car?

I'm thinking of selling my BMW 3 Series privately. It was declared Cat D in 2014 and had an engine replacement after I bought it back from the insurer. Since then, it has been okay. If I sell privately, do I need to declare this to potential buyers? I have all the relevant documentation regarding repairs.

Asked on 20 September 2017 by Karen Burns

Answered by Tim Kelly
If someone asks you the question, yes you do. It's highly likely they may already know, as they may have done a HPI check prior to viewing. What is there to gain by not advising at the point of sale? If you don't advertise it correctly, you give the buyer the opportunity to reject goods. Always be truthful, it protects you from comebacks.
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