If a car bought from a dealer but it’s not passing the first emissions test, is the dealer responsible for the repairs needed to make it pass?

Asked on September 16, 2012 under General Practice, Colorado


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You need to go through your paperwork and determine if you bought the car "as-is" and/or see if you signed documentation that fhethe car has not passed inspection, and is not road safe. If none are there then file a complaint with the state department of motor vehicles and inform the dealer you have done it. It may help without you having to file suit.

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