I sold my 17 year old car 5 days ago to someone, indicate the prombles i was having with the car, transfered the title to this person, cancelled my insurance on the car, deposited the money from the sell in my account and now the buyer has return the car. In fact the car is now parked in my driveway...what is my olbilgation to the buyer?
Nothing yet because this just happened
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What was the vehicle returned? Has the buyer contacted you in any way? Did you make any warranties on the vehicle?
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Why was the vehicle returned? Has the buyer contacted you in any way about a refund? Did you make any warranties on the vehicle?Did the buyer just leave it in your driveway without any reason?
she has indicated that there is a smell in the car and a light came on that was not there before and no i did not give her a warranty
I certainly understand your situation. If you made all disclosers to the buyer, did not make any warranties to her, sold the car "as is", transferred title and allowed her to inspect the car and perform her due diligence before purchasing it, you really would have no obligations to her at all. If the smell was present when she bought it, she would have noticed it and prior to taking possession, she should have had the car inspected by a mechanic, if she desired. Once she bought the car and your transferred title into her name, the vehicle became hers. Unless she has a legal basis to force you to take the car back and refund her money, you would not have any legal obligation to do so. It seems odd that she would just leave the vehicle in your drive way, so you may want to contact her and tell her to remove it. If not, then you can call a tow truck company and have it removed. The vehicle is no longer yours, nor do you want to be responsible for it, by allowing it to sit on your property. The decision is up to you to try and resolve this and you may consider taking the car back and refunding the money but you do not need to do so unless you want to, there is a legal basis for it or ordered by the court. 5 days is alot of time for her to use and abuse the car, so you have no way of knowing what she did to it and if the current issues, were a result of her actions, since they were not present, when she bought it.
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