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i bought a used car and it was in great condition when i looked at it and drove it around but when i went to go get it, it was like someone messed around with it cause ive gone down twice to bring it home and i cant cause its having issues witch the first time it happened he said he had fixed it and when i went down the secound time it still had the same issue what do i do i want my moneys worth of gas the cost of the car and registation for the car, or i can pick someone to fix it and he can pay all of the costs to fix it
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Hello and thank you for the opportunity to assist you. Please remember that there might be a delay between your follow ups and my replies because I am typing out my answer, or taking a quick break.

I am sorry for your situation. Did you get any type of warranty when you purchased the vehicle from the seller, in writing?
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
no it was sold as is but he said he would fix any issues before it left the lot
Customer reply replied 6 years ago
would this be under the lemon law?
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 6 years ago
Hello and my apologies for the wait. First of all, I am afraid it does not fall under Lemon Law in Title 9, Chapter 115, Sections 4170 - 4181. Vermont's Lemon Law does not cover used vehicles. Therefore, it is sold "as is," with no warranty. If the seller said he'd fix any issue, then you have to prove that he did, because otherwise it is your word against his and absent a written warranty, I am afraid you may not have many options here.

In sum, it does not fall under lemon law and absent proof of a warranty, I am afraid that this not be actionable. I am very sorry.

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