Coraopolis, PA asked in Contracts for Ohio

Q: My car was repossessed yesterday. I have been trying to work the the dealership but they keep closing down. Please help.

I bought the car last year right before Covid. The dealership shut down due to the virus and never left information to make payments. In September the dealership reached back out after I had made a complaint to the BBB for their disappearing act, they wanted me to bring cash to their personal home, and I refused. I called them and let them know that I have been having problems with the vehicle, it was yet again in the shop, and I would make arrangements to continue payment as soon as it was out. By the time I got the car back out of the shop, the dealership had shut back down and had yet again left no forwarding information. I hadn't heard a thing from them for months again, until I was told (while I was in the hospital this week due to an emergency appendectomy while 8 weeks pregnant) that the car had been repossessed, but they never reached out about payments since September, and I was never able to find them to pay.

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Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Contact the Ohio Attorney General's office and file a consumer complaint. Here is the link:

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