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I am trying to trade a vehicle in Ive owned for 7 years. The dealership I am buying a new car from says the title is not in my name but in the used car dealership I originally bought the vehicle from. I paid cash for it originally, what do I do? I have not had any contact with the Used car lot for the past 7 years How can they still own it.
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