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Q: I bought a brand new Toyota Corolla in January of this year and water leaks into it every time it rains. Is this a lemon

My car smells like mildew every time it rains and it’s not even a year old. Water is leaking in from the lights on the roof in the front passenger side.

Rafael  Pagan-Colon
Rafael Pagan-Colon
answered on Nov 21, 2022

I'm assuming that you purchased the vehicle as new from a Puerto Rico car dealer. Have you taken the car back to the dealer to have it serviced? Under the Puerto Rico Consumer Affairs Department ("DACO", by its Spanish acronym) regulations, you have 3 years or 36,000 miles as the... View More

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Q: Does a used car from 2007 with 150000 miles have a guarantee from a used car dealer?

I drove the car for 38 miles and started to have transmission problems. The dealer said that I don't have a guarantee or a refund due to the car having more than a 100,000 miles.

Rafael  Pagan-Colon
Rafael Pagan-Colon
answered on Mar 9, 2022

For the sake of discussion, I'm assuming that the vehicle was purchased and is in use in Puerto Rico. Regulation 7159 of the Puerto Rico Consumer Affairs Department (DACO) states the following warranties are in effect, based upon the mileage of the car:

* Up to 36,000 miles, 4 months...
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