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You have no legal responsibility to share in the repair of anything after a vehicle is sold as-is. That why it is called "as-is"
He had an opportunity to examine the vehicle, test drive it and continue his negotiation
. If he did not want to accept it as-is he could have negotiated a warranty or walked away.
Courts are, generally, loathe to interfere in an as is car sale unless there is proof of fraud. Even then, it would have to be something that the buyer could not have discovered by their own exam or by taking it to their own mechanic.
The transaction is over and any maintenance is the responsibility of the new owner.
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