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Old 01-26-2011, 01:49 AM
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i registered a 2006 cl55amg today.

and didn't read the paperwork before exiting the tax assessor's office.

but reading it tonight, i have noticed that she made an error. identifying the vehicle as a C55.

in an historical sense, this is a big error.

but is it worth my standing in line again to get that error corrected?

somehow, i tend to thinks so. on the other hand, perhaps these errors are so commonplace as to be irrelevant.

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Old 01-26-2011, 01:59 AM
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Does it affect how much you are taxed on the vehicle?

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Old 01-26-2011, 02:03 AM
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are we talking title here or tags/registration..

I wonder what would happen if you get a stickler cop that pulls you over and reads it and looks at your badges..

Not that that really # is the key.

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Old 01-26-2011, 12:27 PM
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It may make a difference when you sell the car. I had a person fix a typo on the VIN before I could take posession of the title. Though I believe this may have been unnecessary, and the state allows for a typo when registering a car.
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Old 01-26-2011, 12:55 PM
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If you are in a title state, and the title is correct, I wouldn't worry about it.

Technically you probably should have it corrected, but I'd plead ignorance to save waiting in line until renewal time.

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Old 01-26-2011, 01:34 PM
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In order to avoid problems down the road I recommend getting the typo corrected now.
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Old 01-26-2011, 04:08 PM
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I wouldn't worry about it, if it's on the registration. as long as VIN matches up you will not have a problem, heck, I even had a title issued where the previous title agency omited the "WDB" as it's not stamped on the VIN card. The rest of the numbers matched up, I told the clerk, all mercedes start with a WDB and she say OK and handed me a corrected title.
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Old 01-27-2011, 12:40 PM
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Last time the DMV typo'ed my title, I went back, asked to speak to the supervisor, and got to bypass the cattle line.


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