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No. Under contract law, the dealer cannot legally retroactively alter the original sales contract.
To do so would be breach of contract and fraud. It would simply have no legal effect and create no legally binding obligation for you.
Now, if all the original parties agreed (your son, the dealer, and you), then you can execute an "addendum" to the original contract.
This could set forth the new arrangement going forward. However,
with the vehicle paid off, there really is no reason for the dealer to want to do that.
If there is a reason for you to be on the title for the extended warranty to be applicable, then your son could put you on the title with or without the dealer's involvement.
Thank you sir for this information. This dealership is one hot mess and has messed up paperwork for service appts, etc. No sir, we did not do an addendum to anything. I just help purchase a extended warranty five years after the purchase originally in 2004. My son did not add me to the title.
I am just asking for this messed up dealership can without my knowledge add me to a contract signed five years previously because I helped my son with an extended warranty ONLY sale? Thank you.
I see. It's clear that have no legal right or authority to add you to the original sales contract.
that "they" have no legal right
Also, hypothetically, wouldn't I have to sign to be added to a title of car anyway? It just be done on a whim?
I meant, It can't be done on a whim
Correct. You would have to sign the title.
Yes, thank you.
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