Can I be made to resign auto purchase papers 2 weeks after I bought my car it?

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Can I be made to resign auto purchase papers 2 weeks after I bought my car it?

I bought a car 2 weeks ago and the dealer called me today asked me to come in and sign 1 more paper something about title but I walked out because they said they gave me the wrong car with the wrong VIN; they tried to make me sign the contract but the price was about $4000 more than the original papers. What happens if I don’t sign and what happens if I return the car?

Asked on October 29, 2014 under Business Law, Texas

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MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

If you bought the car cash or already received financing, then you have no reason to return the car. Sounds like this entity is attempting to do a bait and switch.  Contact your DMV and show the title you received and check the VIN number against the car. If everything matches, report this dealership to the agency who licenses it for car sales. If the VIN doesn't match, demand your money back and sue the company for fraud.


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