What can I do if I was sold a faulty car?

On Behalf of | Nov 14, 2018 | Consumer Fraud

Buying a vehicle can be one of the most expensive purchases that you will have to make, and the car will be extremely valuable to the quality of your life. This is why many people spend a lot of time looking for a great deal on a new or used car. When they finally make the purchase, they will expect the car to be as it was advertised.

Unfortunately, some car purchasers can fall victim to consumer fraud through deception or other forms of fraudulent activity. It is important, therefore, that you understand the way that consumers are protected under Minnesota law so that you can take appropriate action if you fall victim to fraud.

How do I know if my car is a lemon?

It may be possible to seek legal protection under the lemon law under certain circumstances. Legally, a car can be defined as a lemon if it has a defect that is substantial and that is covered by a warranty. In addition, this defect must have faced several repair attempts with no success. If this is the case with your recently bought car, you are dealing with a lemon.

How can the law protect me if my car is a lemon?

Federal law can help you recoup damages for your unfortunate situation. You can do this by benefiting from the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.

When should I take action?

It is important that you do not delay in taking action if you have been sold a faulty car so that you do not impede the statute of limitations.

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