Who Regulates Car Dealers?

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Who regulates dealers?

If you visit a car dealership in California or another state, you might wonder who regulates car dealers. In California, you will see white stickers on the window of every car for sale. State and federal regulations for car dealers stipulate that on the sticker there must be information about the suggested retail price, information…

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What’s a Salvaged Title?

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What’s a Salvaged Title?

Everyone wants to save money when buying a car, but you might have trouble finding a bargain used vehicle. In that case, you may choose a salvaged title vehicle. But what does a “salvaged title” mean? This article will describe what a salvaged title is and the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing such a car….

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Can a Used Car Be Considered a Lemon?  

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Can a Used Car Be Considered a Lemon?  

If you purchased a used, pre-owned or certified vehicle in California that is still covered by the original factory warranty, you are probably protected by the California Used Car Lemon Law. The used car lemon law offers legal protections in this state for anyone that buys OR leases a used vehicle that is covered by…

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How Does a Car Qualify for the Lemon Law?

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How Does a Car Qualify for the Lemon Law?

The Civil Code of California requires that auto manufacturers provide lemon law buybacks to new cars, trucks and SUV owners when the manufacturer cannot repair the vehicle within a ‘reasonable’ number of attempts of a serious defect during the original factory warranty period. The major issue with lemon law claims in California is: What is…

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How Many Days Do You Have Under the Lemon Law?

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How Many Days Do You Have Under the Lemon Law?

Californians who have a new vehicle that is covered by the original factory warranty, but are having serious reliability issues can file a lemon law claim. The lemon law allows you to have your car repurchased or replaced in cases where the defects are so serious that they affect the safety and/or value of the…

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The NHTSA’s Diminishing Role as Watchdog Should Worry You

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The NHTSA's Diminishing Role as Watchdog Should Worry You

The top automotive safety watchdog in the U.S. is conducting fewer defect investigations than ever in its history. This is a major shift that consumer advocates say could increase the chances of dangerous automotive defects that could cause serious injury or death in future years. According to a recent Consumer Reports story, the National Highway…

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