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I RECENTLY RENTED A PONTOON BOAT IN MINNESOTA .THE EVENING

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I RECENTLY RENTED A PONTOON BOAT IN MINNESOTA .THE EVENING THAT I WAS RETURNING THE CRAFT,THE WARNING HORN SOUNDED.THE ENGINE ALMOST SHUT DOWN. I CHECKED EVERYTHING POSSIBLE. ENGINE QUIT AS IT WAS OUT OF OIL.NO WAY OF DETECTING OIL LEVEL AS ENGINE COWLING MUST BE REMOVED TO CHECK(sticks out rear of boat).NO GAUGES- NO MANUAL-NO INSTRUCTIONS.THEY SAY CONTRACT HOLDS ME RESPONDSIBLE.WHAT SHOULD I DO? $ 5900 IS THEIR CLAIM. BOILER PLATE CONTRACT.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to assist.

How long did you rent the boat for? Also, does the contract state that the boat was checked out before renting it out, or that you're responsible to fill the boat up with gas, oil, etc.?