Originally Posted by forkyfork
It sounds like the issue with the Kindle might be covered by warranty, right? Although, I'm not sure the history of this Kindle, so I don't know for sure. As long as he's being honest, though, and it has been purchased within one year, the warranty will still transfer, right?
It does look like a hardware defect that would be covered under warranty.
I've not come across any stories where the current warranty of Kindle did not transfer to the new owner, so I think you're safe there. The first round of K2 warranties don't expire until late February.