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Bought a car at a auction --it was the auctioneers own

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Bought a car at a auction --it was the auctioneers own vehical. 1951-f600. He neglected to mention it had sever electrical problems. He had a 12 bolt battery in it -- and it's a 6 volt system. Am I out of luck ? Or should I be able to get money back because of misrepresentation ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

I am sorry for this dilemma.

Partly this depends on what assurances the seller made...so it depends on the auction format.

What, if anything, did the seller tell you about this rig before the sale?

Did they mention the condition of the electrical system?

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