Consumer Protection Law
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It is the dealer and seller's responsibility to provide clear and merchantable title, unless otherwise stated in the sale contract.
If they do not pay off the lien for you immediately then you will have to sue them in small claims court for breach of contract. If this is going to put you in breach with your buyer then you may need to pay it off to provide clear title and then sue your seller/dealer for reimbursement.
Small claims court is designed to be "user friendly" so that you can present a claim without an attorney. Also, it moves much more quickly than regular court. You can get the necessary forms to start from the clerk of the court.