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Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? And is a local attorney or other consumer protection advocate helping with this?

Tampa Florida

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My question has to do with the purchase and failure of a used car less than a week after purchase.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
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I purchased a car from Tampa Mitsubishi in Tampa and promptly recognized issues. I tried to return the car almost immediately. They made a proposal for me to buy a more expensive vehicle and sell them back the car I just purchase for a substantial loss but before I could even weigh my options the car died from engine failure. Less than a week of purchase the engine died. The warranty sold to me was claimed to be a bumper to bumper warranty, but the warranty company has denied the claim indicating the issue was a preexisting issue. My question is to find out if there are options available to me to resolve this situation.
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I suggest you file a complaint with the Florida Attorney General's office who will conduct a state investigation and get you repaid for the damages you suffered.

Here is the form to file the compaint online. Go to this link:

http://myfloridalegal.com/Contact.nsf/Contact?OpenForm&Section=Consumer_Protection_Division

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