Asked in Lemon Law and Small Claims for North Dakota

Q: Is there a law in the state of ND for purchasing a used vehicle and it needs a new engine after one week of purchasing?

It was taken to a mechanic and the mechanic stated the owner knew the engine was bad and put a pipe through the muffler to make it sound loud and then said it was one of those fancy mufflers that made noise. Also that it burned a little oil. But the fact was, the engine was so bad, the oil was pouring out.

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Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
  • Duluth, MN
  • Licensed in North Dakota

A: You may or may not have a warranty claim. The answer is dependent on the conditions of the sale. I would contact an attorney who deals in this type of claim.

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