Thank you for your response.
If this was a sale of a used vehicle, the sale is considered as is unless you have them a written warranty. In an as is sale, this means the buyer is liable for any latent defects, except perhaps for those known by the seller and not disclosed at the time of sale (under implied warranty
of good faith and implied warranty of merchantability). You are NOT liable for everything that goes wrong with the bike.
Once she paid off the loan and you have signed off on the title, the bike is there bike, whether or not they ever transfer the title to their name.
In an as is sale the courts hold "caveat
emptor" or "buyer beware" to indicate it is the buyer's liability for any hidden defects.
All you need to do is provide them the title signed on the back and a bill of sale. If you had a license plate on the bike, you need to notify DMV
to cancel the plate and that the new owner has been given a signed copy of the title and the remainder is on the buyer.
If they try to sue you for any defects or problems with the bike, you need to answer and deny the suit with the response it was an as is sale and as such there was no warranty. The courts will not hold you liable for any of this and your only liability is to sign the title over to them.
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