When a used vehicle is purchased is there an amount of time the vehicle has to stay working when you sign an as is form?

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Customer: When a used vehicle is purchased is there an amount of time the vehicle has to stay working when you sign an as is form?
JA: What state is this in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Indiana
JA: Thanks for all these details. What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: Ask that they look at it to see what is wrong but they won't. Problems stared less then 24 hrs after leaving the lot
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Not that I know of
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney. I would like to welcome you to JustAnswer! I am sorry you are experiencing these issues but I will be happy to assist you with your questions today. *Please note that this communication does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Please allow me a moment to review your question.

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I am sorry to hear of this issue. When did you buy the car?

Customer
9/12/22
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How much did you pay for the car?

Customer
$12000
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Did you ask the seller to help fix the issues?

Customer
they refused
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Okay. Please allow me a few minutes to prepare a response for you.

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I am sorry to hear of this issue. Unfortunately, when you purchase a car as is, this means any issues that come up with the vehicle at any time after the sale are the responsibility of the buyer. Your state also does not have a used car lemon law. The only recourse in this situation would be if you could prove that you were defrauded in the condition of the vehicle and then you can sue in small claims court for the repairs.

You can do this by going to your local small claims court and filling out the complaint packet. You will then file it and serve it on the seller. The judge will then hold a hearing to determine liability and damages.

If at anytime you need an attorney to assist you, you can find an attorney by contacting the bar association and asking for a referral to one. You can also contact the legal aid society as they offer free and low cost services in these types of cases. Another good resource is to contact the law schools as they often have clinics with attorneys that will assist in these types of cases. Again, I am sorry to hear of this issue. If you have any follow up questions, I will be very happy to assist you.

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Thank you very much for your time.
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You are welcome. Were there any other questions that I can assist you with on this topic today?

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No thanks
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You are welcome. If anything changes, please let me know.

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Hello again, this is CC from JustAnswer. I just wanted to come back into the chat and see if you had any follow up questions or concerns for me? If you do, I will be very happy to assist you further! Thank you!

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Hello again, I just wanted to come back into the chat and thank you so much for using JustAnswer. I wish you the very best in this difficult situation. If anything changes and you have any follow up questions for me, I will be very happy to assist you further. Take care!

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