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How to Test Drive a Car?

We used to give you a lot of car buying tips but we have never yet covered the process of a test drive. I would probably never think to share tips about this point of […]

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Warning: Car Cloning

Criminals use numerous methods of car cloning. The source of all these methods is stealing the other car’s “identity”. Criminals take the registration plates from other cars of the same model and color put them […]

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How to buy a new Car And Avoid Car Dealers’ Dirty Tricks

There is something emotional about cars: they represent our taste and style, our economic status and our character. Some women claim that a car is a man’s extension of his reproductive organ. One the other […]

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What Are Program Cars?

Often ads of car dealers advertise “Program Cars“. Usually “Program Cars” are called as “Smart Cars,” or “Factory Official Cars” or “Factory Demo’s” in the advertisements of the car dealers. These vehicles are usually one […]

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If I Owe More on My Trade-in Vehicle that it is Worth

Sometimes when consumers purchase new vehicles they discover that they are “upside down” on loans for trade-in vehicle. In situations like this, dealerships are required to disclose how the negative equity is calculated on the […]

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What if I have been sold a vehicle with an incorrect odometer reading?

You can determine the possible odometer fraud at the Department of Motor Vehicles in California. They usually maintain records that contain a report of the mileage each time selling a vehicle. If you research and review […]

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What constitutes fraud in the sale of a wrecked vehicle?

One of the most annoying things about the purchase of a vehicle is to find out that it has sustained prior material accident damage. According to the law the sale of a new vehicle with […]

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Curbstoned Vehicles

Auto dealers sometimes pretend to be private sellers when selling their cars and this practice is called curbstoning. Most dealers engaged in this practice are used car dealers. This is a good way to sell […]

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Does the Dealer have to Recondition the Car?

Though there are no laws that require a dealer to recondition the car before selling it, the buyer’s guide states that the car is supposed to have a post on the window stating if the car […]

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Curbstoning – How does it work?

Before a curbstoner can screw over a car buyer, they must have a junk car to sell. These cars are most often bought by dealers at the low-rent auto auctions held at a wrecking yard […]

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