Raleigh, NC asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Lemon Law for North Carolina

Q: A dealer wiped the error codes from a car we were looking to buy, claiming it was perfectly functioning.

He also claimed it wasn’t in a collision . A pre purchase inspection found it was falling apart, many codes hidden, and there was evidence of it having been in a collision. Is this legal in NC?

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Wyomissing, PA

A: No, it violates federal and likely state laws. If someone bought it they need to contact the consumer division of the AG's office.

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