Texas. Used 2007. June 5,2013
Thank you for your follow-up, Dottie. Please allow me to break down your issue step-by-step to ensure that I do not miss anything.In terms of returning the purchased vehicle, what governs here is the contract. If a contract does not state that you ca change your mind and return the vehicle, then the sale is deemed to be final and binding. Texas does not have a statutory period of time when parties can choose to change their mind and cancel the contract, especially for used vehicles. As a consequence the dealer is under no legal duty or obligation to allow you to return the vehicle or to get your money back--once you signed the documentation and took the vehicle, it became yours.That, I realize, is not the most welcome news in the world, especially since you stated that nobody compelled or coerced you to sign. The only potential chance here is to review the paperwork and the RV itself--if it has any sort of defects that were not disclosed or had concerns that were not addressed, then you could potentially try to claim that the other dealer misrepresented the vehicle which would give you the right to demand that they reverse the transaction. This is not a likely option, I must be forthright, but it is possible if the vehicle is missing amenities or not running, or that the vehicle is not performing as promised. The mileage issue is unfortunately a non-issue because before you signed you were disclosed the real mileage use, but you could still calculate how much it uses up to see if you were misled as to the actual indicators.I am sorry.
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