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I just bought a used car in Oregon and found out that the transmission needs to be replaced. I bought the car from a dealer in portland. My purchase agreement states that there are no warranties, expressed or implied. Also, it states the buyer agrees to accept the vehicle without warranty and "As is". Is there any law that can help me out?
Response: Yes. Oregon lemon law can help you because your purchase is within a year or less. You can also use Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") used car rule which requires that the dealer provides the purchaser with the Buyer's Guide and Warranty Information.
I am sorry to hear that you found my answer incomplete. However, your question was answered. In your initial post, you wanted to know if there is any law that could help you deal with your used car issue: "I just bought a used car in Oregon and found out that the transmission needs to be replaced. I bought the car from a dealer in portland. My purchase agreement states that there are no warranties, expressed or implied. Also, it states the buyer agrees to accept the vehicle without warranty and "As is". Is there any law that can help me out?" I cited the Oregon Lemon Law and the FTC Used Car Rule as two laws that can help you. Eventhough Oregon does not specifically have used car lemon law, the new car lemon law that I cited to you previously can be used where the used car was purchased within a year or if the used car has 12,000 miles or less. I stand by previous response.
FTC Used Car Rule:
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