Q: Is a dealer allowed to sell a car with a fraudulent inspection? Can I sue for them to fix the items that wouldn't pass?
I bought a van a month ago and took it just yesterday to have to oil changed. I found out the the powersteering boot was ripped open and leaking, among other problems. According to the service department at Toyota, the van should not have passed inspection. If this is true, is the dealership I bought the van from required to fix these issues even though I bought the van "as is?"
You might have a claim, but more info is needed. Talk to a local lawyer. A strong letter from a lawyer might help.
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