Presentation on theme: "Assembled Vehicle Inspection (AVI) Process"— Presentation transcript:
1 Assembled Vehicle Inspection (AVI) Process Michigan Department of StateInvestigations DivisionBill Burton, Senior Analyst
2 AVI ProcessDepartment of State ProgramApplications made by owner of vehicleProcessing new title and special Vehicle Identification Number can take 6 to 8 weeksNo License plate is allowedOwner may purchase a 30 day or 60 day permit to operate the vehicle if necessary
3 AVI Process Account for The Parts Motor VehicleMotorcycleTitled TrailerEngineRunning gear (Frame, axle & WheelsTransmissionFrameBox, if anyBody Parts (doors, front and rear clips)Front end assembly, including the forkFrame, including axlesWheelsSeat
4 AVI Process Ownership Documents Owner’s Name and Address, or name and address of the person who assembled the vehicle.Date of PurchaseDescription of the parts and the prices paid. If there are other serial numbers on the parts used, they must be shown. (Engines, transmissions)Name, address and telephone number of any parts dealers or person who sold the parts.
5 AVI Process Scrap Titled Vehicles Scrap is defined as “damaged over 90 % of the vehicle’s Pre-Damaged, Fair-Market Value”Vehicle must be completely dismantledThe new assembled vehicle must be made up of major component parts from two or more vehicles.An assembled vehicle may not include both the frame (or unitized body supporting structure) and any other major component part from the same scrap title vehicle.
6 AVI Process Major Component Parts List a) Engineb) Transmissionc) Right or left front fenderd) Hoode) A door allowing entrance to or exit from the vehicle’s passenger compartmentf) Front or rear bumperg) Right or left rear quarter panelh) Deck lid, tailgate or hatchbacki) Trunk floor panj) Cargo box of a pickupk) Frame, or if the vehicle has a unitized body, the supporting structures that serve as the framel) Cab of a truckm) Body of a passenger vehicle
7 AVI Process TR–54 FormInspection form given to the owner prior to making title applicationTR-54 must be completed by a Michigan police officerThe completed TR-54 is submitted when filing the title application
8 AVI Process TR-54 - Part One Vehicle Number InspectionSerial numbers are checked by police officer (Looking for the stolens)Police officer signs form and records additional information.
9 AVI Process TR-54 – Part Two On-Road Equipment Inspection by police officerPolice officer signs off on the equipment inspection
10 AVI Process Four-Wheel Motor Vehicles Lights (Head lights, tail lights, turn signals, brake lights)Interior (Horn, wipers, safety belts, brakes)Windshield and Mirrors (Safety glass, outside mirrors, truck mirrors)Exterior (Bumpers, tires, exhaust system, rear differential)
11 AVI Process Units B through E Unit B – Motorcycles (two or three wheels)Unit C – Trailers (under 3,000 lbs gross weight)Unit D – Trailers (More than 3,000 lbs gross weight)Unit E - Pole-Trailers
12 AVI Process Weight Slip for Trailers If the AVI is for a trailer, it must be weighed at a local scales (Lumberyards)Owner may drive to a scales without a license plateWeight slip is submitted when title application is made
13 AVI Process At the Secretary of State At the SOS Branch:Make title application
14 AVI Process At the Secretary of State Complete a “Certification,” that describes the building of the Assembled Vehicle
15 AVI Process At the Secretary of State New VIN is computed$10.00 fee for the new VIN StickerOwner’s business hours telephone number
16 AVI Process At the Secretary of State Other SOS Steps:All paperwork is carefully reviewed and verified as accurate by In-House StaffNew VIN Sticker and Title are generatedSOS Field Staff receives paperwork from Lansing, makes an appointment with owner, inspects the vehicle, places the sticker and releases the title
17 AVI Process Where Sticker is Placed Pillar-Post (Not on Door)Frame or Permanent box
18 AVI Process Where Sticker is Placed Tubular Frame (driver area) Or EngineTop Front Forks Or Under Seat on FramePillar / Post Driver’s Side
19 AVI Process Compliance Division Staff August 2003, Compliance Division (the former BAR) Staff take over the VIN Sticker installation process from Investigations Division (former Enforcement)Since August 2003, the Compliance Staff have installed over 1,000 VIN Stickers
20 Michigan Department of State AVI ProcessMichigan Department of StateInvestigations DivisionBill Burton, Senior AnalystTelephone–