hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX and i purchased an 04 chevy silverado about 7 months ago, when i first bought it i traded in a 07 gmc canyon and the dealer did not pay off the trade in as per agreement, therefore my mother and myselfs credit score was affected dramatically, after many times of speaking with them on the matter they finally paid it off after almost 4 months. Just recently i went to toyota to look for a car for better milage and they told me they could not take the truck on trade in because the milage was not accurate which could have been either a clerical error or the odometer being rolled back, also the dealer informed me on the date of purchase that the truck had been in no accidents and the carfax that toyota gave me on the truck said it had. And I was told i cant sell the truck private party because i could be sued for inaccurate milage. Is there anything i can do legally
State/Country relating to question: California
I have spoken to the dealer and they have shrugged it off
So sorry to hear of this dilemma. If my answer is not clear to you, please ask me for clarification.
are you seeking to rescind and cancel the purchase?
Indeed it can be done based on misrepresentation and breach
It can be pursued in a few ways
by complaint to the attorney general office
by lawsuit on basis of those theories
by lawyer demand who can work on contingency fee basis.
could they have to take the truck back?
and refund the payment.
I hope that is fast and clear.
the payment? as in the amount that i have paid on the truck in the seven months i have had it
You can secure that but it would require some pressure and negotiation
based on their misrepresentation, fraud and breach.
so do u have any idea as to what it would cost for type of case
A lawyer can handle on commission of 1/3 of recovery or flat fee around $1500
those are rough estimates
oh ok i thought it would be like 10,000
that just what some ppl told me
it should not be that much
that would be an excessive and unreasonable fee
You can search local firms to handle this consumer protection issue
see www.martindale.com and www.findlaw.com
ya thats what i thought considering its only a 14,000 dollar auto loan
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