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I purchased a vehicle thru a finance contract in December

I purchased a vehicle thru a finance contract in December 2015. It is now June 2016. During this time I have made 5 repair calls for the same problem. The warranty on this vehicle is about to expire and if the problem is not remedied by then I will have to pay the full cost of any future repairs.The transmission in this vehicle is also defective but the dealer is yet to send me to a repair facility to have it checked. Can I request the dealer terminate the contract and refund me my money?I do not want a replacement vehicle because I no longer trust this dealer.

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I was in a car accident on April 1 and the insurance company

I was in a car accident on April 1 and the insurance company totaled my car and sent me a check. On the advice of my son and daughter-in-law, who had a good experience there, I went to the Quincy Shore Gulf to purchase a used car. I gave the owner a $500 credit card deposit on a 2005 Volvo with over 156,000 miles on the odometer. The total cost was $4,000. Nobody thought that was too many miles for a Volvo, as they're reported to go 300,000 miles or more. I gave him the remaining $3,500 in cash a few days later, register the car and was on my way. From the beginning, I had trouble with it. The man fixed it at no charge twice. It seemed all right except for the tires, so I went to Sears and spent $591 for 4 new tires. The third time it required repairs, I had broken down and had to have it towed to the gas station where I bought it. I wanted my money back, I had had enough. He said he wouldn't give me my money back, so I stated that I wanted a different car. That was refused too. He stated, "it's a used car, what did I want!" He diagnosed the problem as some sensor on the oil pump and said he'd fix it, but I'd have to pay. I left the car and picked it up two days later. He said that he fixed it and drove the car around for a day or two to make sure it was all right. He said he wouldn't charge me because my son was a good customer, but if anything else happened to it, I was on my own. One week later, the car died again and I had it towed to my house this time. I was ready to donate it. My son went up to the gas station, spoke to the man, who told him if I was able to sell the car to someone else for $2,500, he'd pay the $2,500 and take the car, cheating me out of $1,500, plus the $591 for new tires and $59 to tie the muffler up.Is there anything I can do to get my money back? My name is***** and I am 72 years old.

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My new car has a moldy, musty smell coming from the front

My new car has a moldy, musty smell coming from the front air vents when you start the car the day after you have driven with the A/C on. The car has been to the dealer 5 times and the last time the manufacturer sent an expert to review the problem. The expert said that mold and or bacteria was forming in the AC evaporator case and unless we drove the car every day, the only way to stop the problem was at the end of every trip, run the engine with the A/C off and the fan on for 5 minutes.That is not an acceptable solution as I don't want to sit in the car on a hot day for five minutes with the A/C off. Does this car qualify as a Lemon under Maryland law. The car has been driven 3,000 miles.

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I had a vehicle repossesed and court ordered that I pay

I had a vehicle repossesed and court ordered that I pay 40.00 per month for debt of 9262.96. I just received a motion for issuance of execution. The reason is they do not have th original loanliner, only a copy with the original amount borrowed 12,349. I did pay for a year on this loan. What does the plaintiff want?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: MA. Car was bought used. a 2008. they sold at auction at way below book value as the car was a lemon.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: We did it without a lawyer. We were advised to go after car dealer.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: the judgement was entered on 4/26/16. We paid 2 payments, May and june. They did put a lien against our house for this before it went to court.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Consumer Protection Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Samuel-II

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We need help. on febuary 9th my mother and i bought a 2001

we need help. on febuary 9th my mother and i bought a 2001 chevy s10 for 9,000 (12,000) after the loan and we only had the truct for 4 months so far. ive alreddy had to pay 1500$ out of my own pocket for repairs on about 4/22/16. well just a couple days ago the truck broke down again, i took it to a shop and ended up having to have it towed because the steerting keeps locking up not to mention all the problems the mechanic says is wrong. heres a list below of all current issues. we still owe $$$$10,264.24$$$ thats a big number to pay for a car that i need to sink repairs into every month. im be paying on htis for the next 2-3 years and we dont want a lemon... we honestly feel like 100 percent that we have been takein. i just got off the phone with a1 auto sales and the lady refused to let me speek to a manger because "we are too busy" and i was told the same thing last night now they want me to call back monday. we want our money back or to be put in a car that is WORTH the money we are paying. a SAFE car. not to mention a few days ago i found a big stack of recpits in the truck that are only about a year old from befor i bought that truck that has a BIG total of repairs done to the truck and they told us when buying that there was little done to the truck and that it would last us a while. when buying we spacificly asked if it was in good condition well turns out it aint... i had the truck valued at carmax, i have the papiers they say its worth 700$ in the condition its in thats without knowing all this issues listed below... when on the phone a few minutes ago with a1 auto the lady was very rude, we where being policte we didnt inturupt them taking however they kept cutting me off mid sentance and stuck me on hold while i was in the middle of talking without saying anything to me. they are giving us the goround... no we dont have an extended coverage warrentie, but theres a problem with that too, we can tlak about that later. heres the list, please get back to me asap and help us. my number is(###) ###-#### -exhaust leak at motor-lower ball joints (both sides of front tires)-4 wheel drive makes grinding noice when enganing-4 wheel drive selector lights come on and off randomly even when driving-front differential low in fluid-transfer case low in fluid-front rotors rusty doesnt have enough friction surface--left front brakes getting down 4/32nds-left front break caliper is locking up randomly-tires are down to 4-5/32nds-emergency parking break doesnt work-needs allignment bad-leaks oil

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I just bought a used Jeep in Mississippi from a dealership.

I just bought a used Jeep in Mississippi from a dealership. Within 2 days the roof fell off and needs to be completely replaced, but the dealership refuses. The dealership did not do their normal inspection of the car, and just made the quick sale. My contract says there is a waiver of merchantability and fitness for a particular use, but doesn't say the sale was "as is." I tried looking at the lemon law, but it looks like it's only for new cars. Is there still a way I can get the dealership to pay for the repairs?

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P. Simmons

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Does the lemon law statute cover when an accident is not

Does the lemon law statute cover when an accident is not disclosed prior to the sale of the vehicle?

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Loren

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Does the lemon law apply if the buyer and seller were

Does the lemon law apply if the buyer and seller were private parties, and their was no dealership involved?

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Roger

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I Bought a Car at a lot in the state where I'm from. A 2005

I Bought a Car at a lot in the state where I'm from. A 2005 Ford Five SEL. They lot wanted $6500 but the car had a few problems wrong with it... We came to an agreement on $2500 as is and I'll fix what needs to be done.. Also they provide Warranty of the vehicle they sell..One of the guys that work I kno and I only had 2600 on me I couldn't pay for the warranty but rep lady building begged me to get that warranty before I left so she told that I can go get the remainder of the warranty while I drop the car to the shop for diagnostics they were to high they only put a wire Hornace on the car. I brung my car home and call the ppl at the lot where I bought it from after I tell him the diagnostics he tells me not to get the warranty the boss man said it'll be no good too get the warranty cuz it doesn't the problem maam or sir will be reading this on that warranty paper it says what the warranty covers I had seen the paper so I tell him let me pay for my warranty cuz he told me before he knew the problem I will not put a date on your bill of sale after I pay for the warranty meaning in order for the warranty to come in affect the dates of the warranty and bill of sale has to match I didn't kno so I didn't think about it my fiancé sister also goes by a car from over at the same spot I led her there not knowing they were gonna play games like this. So my fiancé father came check it with his computer and it reAd a sensor for fuel related and he popped the hood the whole reason it hesitated the fuel line wasn't properly connected he is a certified mechanic he gets under the car To fix the problem the car caught fire the fuel filter was put in the car backwards and before I bought the car the Co Owner made me wait to change that fuel filter that they put in backwards and I called the lot and tell them the problems they send their mechanic he gets and automatically said man that's my fault they had me swamped so I just stuck the part in by doin that it caught fire burned all 3 fuel lines and a few others parts my uncle would have to explain them.. I just wanna kno how should I go about the situation I knO I bought the car as is but the company vouch for puttin the fuel filter in wrong the cause of the problem I just wanna kno where do I stand can I sue under the lemon law or am I just stuck I need legal advice ASAP

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