Automobile: Second-hand spare parts are still rarely offered by garages

Garages have not yet got into the habit of offering used spare parts to motorists, which are much cheaper than new ones.This has been an obligation since 2017: garages are obliged to offer certified s…This has been an obligation since 2017: garages are obliged to offer certified second-hand parts or at least reconditioned (refurbished) parts to motorists who come to have their car repaired. However, two years after this regulation came into force, many repairers do not comply with it, according to a survey published by the magazine 60 Million Consumers.