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Purchased used car at 16 percent interest. Within 3 mos

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Purchased used car at 16 percent interest. Within 3 mos engine etc. had to be rebuilt for another loan for almost $3,000. Now the car is again needing more repairs and is parked, unusable, any recourse ?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Virginia Car is my granddaughters and I think it is around 5 or 6 yrs old and I can find the correct year, any other info you require

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No , do not know whom to call or write to?

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No thanks I have a account no. With you 95953069

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Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Unfortunately, under VA law, a purchase of a used vehicle is considered an as is purchase. The VA courts hold that unless you received a written warranty to the contrary, the risk of any hidden defect is on the buyer and not the seller. So, unless you received a written warranty on the vehicle, legally you do not have any real recourse I am sorry to have to tell you.

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