What are my rights if a dealer did not disclose prior damage to my vehicle?

I purchased a used vehicle still under warranty, but now found out that this auto was wrecked. I asked for a carfaxs but never got one. I was not informed that this auto had been wrecked. Is the dealer required to disclose this info?

Asked on June 7, 2012 under General Practice, Alabama


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You need to check your state law but generally speaking, you have a right to disclosure or prior material damage to a vehicle.  "Wrecked" sounds material.  Plus the fact that it is under warranty gives you rights.  Seek help.  Try the state attorney general's office to start.  Good luck.

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