How many days do you have to change your mind after signing paperworkif financing a used vehicle?

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How many days do you have to change your mind after signing paperworkif financing a used vehicle?

Drove onto lot with vehicle overheating. I left with a vehicle that has more problems than the one I went there with. I gave cash down and signed paperwork. Is there any law that protects against getting worked over like this?

Asked on February 17, 2012 under General Practice, Pennsylvania

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

You usually don't have any time to change your mind on financing unless the contract itself states you have a certain amount of days or your state statutes allow you something like three days to rescind the contract. If your state has lemon laws regarding used vehicles, that might help. You may also file a complaint with the entity who regulates this type of sale and explain that this is an unfair and deceptive act.


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