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I have a dealer that sold me a vehicle that was suspposed to

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I have a dealer that sold me a vehicle that was suspposed to be in great shape. I received the car and in six hours I called him it was a complete hack job and not safe to drive. I have two estimates stating that and he will not refund my money
JA: What state is this in? And just to clarify, when was the purchase made?
Customer: tampa florida
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: That's what i'm trying to find out who to DMV?? was going to also hire legal representation if needed
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: NO, just that. I have all other documentation to go with it
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 14 days ago.

Hi! I will be the professional that will be helping you today. I look forward to providing you with information to help with your question and concern

Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 14 days ago.

Good morning. I am sorry to hear about this. Was the vehicle sold "as is"? Was there anything in writing, to support and show his statement that the vehicle was in "great shape" as he stated?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
was sold as is, however his web site says he only sells front line vehicles. sixy years in business and they go over each vehicle and retun it to front line condition, on the sell page, on his web site
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I did by this off of ebay
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 14 days ago.

Thank you for the reply. When a vehicle is sold as is, the buyer takes it in its current condition and the seller makes to representations, as to its performance, condition, warranty, etc. However, a seller can not misrepresent the truth, provide false statements or say and/or do things which a customer/buyer will rely on, that they know if not true. In this case, if the vehicle was "inspected" and you were lead to believe there were not issues with it but there were, you could have a basis to sue, for the fraud, misrepresentation and deceptive and unfair trade practices.

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0500-0599/0501/0501PARTIIContentsIndex.html

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Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 11 days ago.

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