|When titling a
vehicle less than ten years old motorists must present an
odometer mileage statement from the selling
car dealer or an individual on the appropriate form. Tennessee titles issued
on or after January 1, 1990, have the new format on the back of the title
certificate. Tennessee titles issued prior to this date provide an invalid
odometer format. This was changed by Federal law, requiring each state to
have the same odometer requirements.
Larger vehicles weighing more than 16,000 pounds
are not subject to this odometer law.
Please note this important exception to the
Power of Attorney designation on your odometer certifications. The exception
is: Power of Attorney designations cannot authorize a person
to sign the odometer certification both as the seller and the buyer of a
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