(1) Provide a list to the vehicle owner of the replacement crash parts that the body shop intends to use in making repairs;
(2) Specify whether the replacement parts are genuine crash parts; and
(3) Identify the manufacturer of the parts if the replacements parts are aftermarket crash parts.
(b) If the replacement crash parts to be used by the body shop in the repair work are aftermarket crash parts, the body shop shall include with its estimate the following written statement: "THIS ESTIMATE HAS BEEN PREPARED BASED ON THE USE OF AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS THAT ARE NOT MANUFACTURED BY THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER OF THE VEHICLE OR BY A MANUFACTURER AUTHORIZED BY THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER TO USE ITS NAME OR TRADEMARK. THE USE OF AN AFTERMARKET CRASH PART MAY INVALIDATE ANY REMAINING WARRANTIES OF THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER ON THAT CRASH PART."
(c) The notices and statements required under this section shall be made in writing in a clear and conspicuous manner on a separate piece of paper in ten-point capital type.
(d) This section may not be construed to replace or alter any provision under article six or any other provision of this chapter.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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