ARBITRATION, PSI, AND COURTESY DRIVES

For inlane purchases the arbitration period ends 2 hours after purchase or 1 hour after last car crosses the block, which ever is sooner.

For online purchases the arbitration period is extended to Wednesday following the sale, til 10 AM Central.

For both inlane and online purchases, this includes "IF" sales.

For both inlane and online purchases, PSI and Courtesy Drives must be purchased Tuesday night within 2 hours after purchase or 1
hour after last car crosses the block, which ever is sooner. This restriction also includes "IF" sales.

Arbitration Policies

All PSI's and courtesy drives must be requested on Tuesday night.

Effective 5/6/2020: We are temporarily extending the arbitration period to Wednesday morning at 10AM for online purchases only. Online buyers must purchase PSI or Courtesy Drive Tuesday night, otherwise vehicle becomes "As Is" and no further arbitration will be discussed. This includes "If" sales.

Online and In-Lane buyers must agree to terms and conditions of GTAA. We adhere to NAAA rules with the exception of the following. We DO NOT arbitrate frames on vehicles 10 years or older, vehicles sold on Red Light, or Vehicles announced salvage or re-built are assumed to have or had frame damage and airbags deployed.

Any Title Announcements will not be Eligible for a Post Sale Inspection. Examples include Rebuilt/Salvage, Flood, True Miles Unknown, Etc.

For specific rules and regulations from NAAA please visit the following link NAAA Arbitration Policy.

Post Sale Inspections - 2021 PSI Guideline Sheet

When vehicles are purchased, the buyer will have an opportunity to purchase a Post-Sale Inspection at that time. All PSI’s must be requested within 2 hours of vehicle crossing auction block per Bill of Sale time stamp or 1 hour after the last vehicle has crossed the block and the sale had ended. Whichever occurs first - Includes All IF Cars

With exceptions including, but not limited to: vehicles purchased on-line with no PSI become AS-IS 2 Hours after purchase. Vehicles not eligible for PSI become As-IS, 2 hours after purchase.

We no longer offer post-sale inspections on certain makes of vehicles including, but not limited to: Lamborghini, Porsche, Audi, Land Rovers, Range Rovers, Corvette, Jaguar, Tesla, Bentley, Austin-Martin, Rolls-Royce, Maserati, Ferrari, Hi- Performance Vehicles, Race Cars, 6.0 Ford Diesels, 6.4 Ford Diesels, and All Electric Vehicles including Hybrids.

We will offer post-sale inspections on: BMW, Cadillac, Lexus, Mercedes Benz, Subaru, Volvo, and Volkswagen, Police and Government vehicles that are 5 years or less and no more than 100,000 miles.

No diesels will be given Green Light Drive nor inspected to Green Light Standards. The Yellow Light is the highest that may be given. Buyer should be familiar with lights and NAAA standards.

Any vehicles carrying a salvage or rebuilt title assumed to have or have had frame damage or airbags deployed or True Miles Unknown announcement are not eligible for a Post Sale Inspection.

Buyer should be familiar with lights and NAAA standards and GTAA exceptions to NAAA Rules.

The different types of Post-Sale Inspections are as follows:

  • $50.00 - Frame Guarantee, Under 10 Years, Any Mileage, 7 Days or 150 Miles, Whichever Comes First.
  • $100.00 - 2-Day Mechanical Guarantee (Ends Thursday @ 5:00PM) (No Frame Inspection), Any Year, up to 150,000 Miles, with buyer responsible for the first $500 on each single item defect. Auction responsible for excess up to $3,000. 2 Days or 100 Miles, Whichever Comes First.
  • Shows no sign of wear.
  • $100.00 - Mechanical Guarantee, 7 Days or 150 Miles, Whichever Comes First, Must Have Less Than 125,000 Miles.
  • $125.00 - Mechanical & Frame Guarantee, 7 Days or 150 Miles, Whichever Comes First, Must Have Less Than 125,000 Miles.

Click Here to View the Post Sale Inspection Sheet - Updated January 5, 2021

Click Here to View the Courtesty Drive Form (For Online Buyers) - Updated January 5, 2021

Online Buying and Post Sale Inspection

When vehicles are purchased on-line, the buyer will have an opportunity to purchase a Post-Sale Inspection at that time. All PSI’s must be requested within 2 hours of vehicle crossing auction block per Bill of Sale time stamp or 1 hour after the last vehicle has crossed the block and the sale had ended. Whichever occurs first - Includes All IF Cars

NOTICE: Any Vehicle Purchased Online in Excess of 150,000 Miles is NOT eligible for a Post-Sale Inspection. NO EXCEPTIONS

Guarantee Under Post-Sale Inspection

Guarantee on Mechanical and Electrical applies to vehicles less that 125,000 miles and less than 10 years old. Guarantee 7 days or 150 miles, whichever comes first (voided in the event of collision or damage due to transportation).

Auction guarantees against “visible” frame, cross member damage, aprons, upper reinforcement rail damage or replaced (unibody). Damage to roof support, pillars, rocker panel damaged, repaired or replaced (unibody). Floor panels torn, perforated or replaced. Frame or unibody altered.

Repairs

Any repairs under Post Sale Guarantee must be approved by Auction. GTAA will pay up to $3,000, subject to limitations and approval. Single item defects less than $600 are deemed minor and not subject to arbitration.