I recently bought a car from a guy on craigslist. it will not pass smog, what can i do?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Hemet, CA

I have several text messages stating the the car will pass smog, it runs great, and so on. I have had the car for 4 days now and it already is acting up and like i said will not pass smog. I asked him for my money back and he will not return my calls or text messages.

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  1. Scott Richard Kaufman


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    Answered . This kind of thing is happening more and more lately. The DMV requires SELLER to get the vehicle to pass smog and to provide a current smog certificate in order to facilitate the sale of a vehicle. In other words, no smog certificate by seller = no sale. I recently blogged about this here:



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