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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Lemon Law for North Carolina on
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?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 20, 2019

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

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Products Liability for North Carolina on
Q: Is a dealer allowed to sell a car with a fraudulent inspection? Can I sue for them to fix the items that wouldn't pass?

I bought a van a month ago and took it just yesterday to have to oil changed. I found out the the powersteering boot was ripped open and leaking, among other problems. According to the service department at Toyota, the van should not have passed inspection. If this is true, is the dealership I... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 16, 2016

You might have a claim, but more info is needed. Talk to a local lawyer. A strong letter from a lawyer might help.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work...
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