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Q: I purchased a car from a dealership about 4 years ago. I went to trade in the car and found out the title is bad.

The carfax for the car states the title is clean. However, the autocheck report shows there is frame damage to the car and the title is branded, damage dated before I owned the car and confirmed from the auction that put that on the report that it is true. The dealership showed me the carfax before... Read more »

Melissa Totaro
Melissa Totaro answered on May 16, 2018

To knowingly sell a vehicle that has frame damage and a branded title without disclosing that to the purchaser would be deceptive and unconscionable. Based on your question there are issues regarding whether the Autocheck report would have had that information on it 4 years ago when you purchased... Read more »

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