My girlfriend bought a car from a small car lot and 6 months later the engine blew. She still owes $11,000. They want $4000 to repair the engine. They won't tell us what is wrong with the engine just that we need to pay them to fix it. Is there anything we can do?
answered on Feb 11, 2023
You should consider taking the vehicle to another mechanic for a second opinion given the size of the repair estimate.
I need help with getting the interlock removal form that was signed to release the device so i can obtain my license
answered on Feb 6, 2023
You may be able to go to court and ask the PO for the the form
Have tried to resolve amicably. Car in shop 26 days out of the 45 I have owned it. Since it was purchased with 1000 miles CPO "as is" it does not qualify for buyback according to MBUSA.
I spent 130k and car does not drive nice. So while I prepare a lawsuit, want to paint on car,... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2023
Since a car can only be a “lemon” if it was purchased new, you could be sued for business disparagement if your sign deters a prospective customer from purchasing a car from the dealership.
Most used cars are sold as-is, meaning the buyer is not relying on anything the seller may have... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2022
Yes, if you purchased a new automobile from a dealership, you may be able to file a "Lemon Law" complaint. The complaint procedure is overseen by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
The requirements and procedure are described in layman's terms on its website at... Read more »
I purchased a used vehicle from a private seller. The check engine lights were on when buying the car, and he informed me it was the car struts. He told me if I replaced them, that would fix the problem. He also said there was a warranty on the vehicle. So I bought the car and replaced the struts.... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2022
Most used cars are sold as-is. When you purchase a car “as-is” that means you are not relying on anything the Seller may have told you about the condition of the car.
But if this one wasn’t sold as-is, you likely can sue the Seller for fraud to recover the cost of repair as well as... Read more »
Transmission went out, shop picked it up and towed it to their location. Tore it down and diagnosed it. The contract says it’s $599 for tow and tear down. He told us $1480 to repair it. We said okay. He then jacked the price up to $2480 saying “there was more problems”. Fast forward a year... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2020
This is a civil matter. Theft requires the state to prove intent at the time the property initially changed hands.
My car year/make/model is directly related to at least 2 class action lawsuits, (I did not partake in)
My car has been at a local dealership since July 2018 and no news, every time I call I get, "we are still waiting on ur engine to arrive, it is on backorder"
At the time... Read more »
answered on Sep 5, 2019
'Sorry that your question was not picked up in four weeks. At this point, you could contact a Texas lemon law attorney and go through your folder in detail with them, bringing to their attention your information involving the class actions. Good luck
This past Sept 2017 my gas was turned off and the meter taken off. The gas company told me a licensed plumber had to come check the pipes under the house/ground. I told my landlord he got mad that the gas company got involved. He said now he had to pay for a permit and hired a licensed plumber. The... Read more »
answered on Oct 29, 2017
My initial reaction is no, your landlord can't break the lease by raising your rent based on the types of repairs involved. Keep in mind that you need to have an attorney review your lease and any correspondence you have with your landlord before advising you one way or the other.
VW Emissions Settlement for Owners in Texas
answered on Dec 2, 2016
Property settlements for loss in value of property that are less than the adjusted basis of your property are not taxable and generally do not need to be reported on your tax return. See Publication 4345 https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4345.pdf.
In the end of march 2016, i bought a 2009 dodge journey which i was told it would be 9,000 with interest and everything, but when paying my first payment i saw my total payme t is 14,000.
Since i have had the vehicle 1)MANY many times the car does not start, 2)does not excelerate, i was... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2016
Look for a consumer law attorney in your area. Www.naca.net
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