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Car sales & repairs

Your rights when buying or repairing a car, and how to deal with problems.

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Buying a used car: Be careful

Buying a used car: Be careful

Pro tip: Be careful buying a used car. The vehicle might have hidden defects or the seller might be dishonest. Learn what to watch for and how to avoid problems.

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Buying a used car: The sale

Buying a used car: The sale

It’s true what they (lawyers!) say: “Get it in writing.” If you’re buying a used car, don’t do it on a handshake. Learn how the sale process works, and how to protect yourself.

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Problem with a used car

Problem with a used car

You bought a used car. Just days later, it broke down. Your mechanic says the problem will cost thousands to repair. What can you do? Learn your rights and steps you can take.

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Leasing a car

Leasing a car

Leasing a vehicle is quite different from buying one. Leasing can offer lower monthly payments, but you typically spend more in the long run. Learn your rights if you lease.

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Car repairs

Car repairs

Vehicle repairs can be complex and expensive. And the vehicle repair business isn’t tightly regulated by government. You can avoid or minimize problems with vehicle repairs by following these tips.

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