It’s every driver’s worst nightmare. You finally replaced your aging vehicle with something much nicer, a new car. Yet, three months later, you end up having to bring it in for a transmission problem. And even though the dealer fixes it, a couple weeks later, you are having transmission problems again.
People in Pennsylvania who purchased a used vehicle may have legal recourse if the vehicle is not in the condition the dealership said it was. However, there are certain factors that can affect what steps the buyers can take to remedy the situation, whom they can sue and whether pursuing legal action is the wisest option.
"I thought, OK, I trade in the car, I get a new car, they pay off the lien and that's the end of it." This dealership customer became disappointed, disillusioned and frustrated when he realized that buying a car at a name-brand dealership doesn’t always work as it should.
It is not uncommon for vehicle owners in Pennsylvania to spend time at a dealership for routine service or repairs. However, taking a vehicle for service got much harder for Volvo owners in Bakersfield, California. The company decided to shut down the dealership thereafter the owners of the franchise refused to spend millions of dollars on a new facility. When the dealership where a person buys a car goes out of business, that individual has several options.