Satellite Beach, FL asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for Florida

Q: Can you claim fraud when used car purchased as is breaks down after 18 hours of ownership

Craigslist AD and seller states “ good reliable vechicle” however started making noises and check engine light came on before I was able to drive it home. As is warranty was signed however this car was not in the shape that was described by dealer in his ad or verbal statements made to my family and myself regarding engine. I feel this is a case of fraud and misrepresentation. Do I have a chance in fighting the dealer ?

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Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No way to say here online. Best option is to consult with an attorney in your area to go over the facts and any paperwork in detail to determine if this is a case worth pursuing in court.

Good Luck

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