odometer tampering

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Country: United States of America
State: All States/Provinces

My boyfriend bought a blazer 3yrs ago and just found out that there was a roll back on the odometer which he was not told about. He tried to refine the loan and they told him no because of this. Is there anything that he can do?

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Based on what you say here, you could probably file suit against them (or at least threaten to do so) in small claims court or in regular court; filing in small claims court is easier and requires no attorney...you could try to collect all of the costs and damages that you suffered due to their behavior... You may also report them to your state attorney general's office.
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For example, odometer tampering can often be identified through a worn-out steering wheel, pedals and gear that does not reflect the kilometres shown.
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In the 2013 session, Nathanson was chief sponsor of 28 bills, and 21 became law - ranging from legislation to support school health clinics to a bill to protect used car buyers against odometer tampering.
Melbourne, August 28 (ANI): In what is being called one of the Australia's worst cases of odometer tampering, a Queensland's man has been found guilty of erasing more than four million kilometres from the history of each of 38 cars bought at auction before scurrying them off to unsuspecting buyers.
He is the biggest catch in a 14-month Office of Fair Trading crackdown and one of the worst cases of odometer tampering recorded in Queensland.
WisDOT strives to be proactive with regard to the issue of odometer tampering and all areas of consumer protection.
the Turners had claims for breach of warranty, unfair trade practice violations and odometer tampering," the lawsuit said.
Plaintiff alleges odometer tampering and violation of the Unlawful Trade Practices Act.