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Does he say 'the car is not broke'? Why is it not 'the car is not broken'?
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The car broke down and had to be towed from the side of the road. -- This is a very normal thing to say.
On no - your front left headlight is broken.
I agree that a car is too large to be "broken" though parts of it may be.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
And when it keeps breaking down it's sold for scrap and taken to a breaker's yard;... where it's broken up. (Don't blame me, I just speak it! )
It also refers to an expression: If it ain't broke, don't fix it.