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Vehicles, parts and accessories policy

Vehicles, parts and accessories that don't follow government import regulations are not allowed.

This policy was updated on 11 April 2024 to include parts or accessories designed to bypass any portion of an exhaust system.

What is the policy?

The following types of listings are not allowed:

  • Deployed or rebuilt airbags and airbag covers
  • Recalled airbags
  • Vehicle titles cannot be included when offering parts
  • Products not following the Emissions control defeat devices policy
  • Parts or accessories designed to bypass any portion of an exhaust system, such as an exhaust cutout

Sellers can list the following items:

  • Airbags and their parts or accessories may only be sold by approved sellers under the following conditions:
    • Must not have been previously deployed
    • Must be sent in accordance with applicable regulations using hazmat delivery
    • Must include the following statement in listing descriptions: "I certify this airbag is not subject to recall and will be sent in accordance with hazmat delivery requirements."
    • Must not be part of an equipment recall
    • Sellers are responsible for making sure that their inventory does not contain recalled items and proactively maintain their inventory to remove any recalled items
  • Seat belts must be approved for use in the relevant type of vehicle and must display an approval mark.

Activity on eBay is required to follow this policy, the eBay User Agreement and all applicable laws, as well as respect the rights of third parties. If it doesn't, eBay may take action consistent with applicable laws and the eBay User Agreement, and may even be legally required to do so. Such actions may include, as an example only: Removing the listing or other content, issuing a warning, restricting activity or account suspension.

Visit Seller Help - opens in new window or tab to find details of any policy issues with your account or listings, and get the information you need to quickly resolve them.

Why does eBay have this policy?

This policy helps our buyers and sellers follow government regulations concerning the sale of vehicles and vehicle parts and accessories.

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