I brought my car to the dealership to get fixed and it is still under warranty so I did not have to pay any cost they gave me a loaner car and kept my car for over a month because they didn’t have parts to fix it then one day I came out to the loaner car and it had been backed into so I reported a hit and run with the police department the dealership told me to tell my insurance and I did they covered the cost but I have a $2500 deductible the dealership said they need the money to fix their car but still can’t fix mines so finally they said they can start repairs on mines to that’s when I let them know I don’t have $2500 laying around they told me I can’t have my car back I asked for a payment plan and at first they said yes and then one day they said no you can’t have your car until we have the full $2500 and my family keeps telling me they can’t hold my car hostage
I agree with attorney Isquith here. They shouldn't hold the repairs of your vehicle over your head until the payment for the repairs of the loaner car is worked out. Someone will really need to review whatever contract you signed for the repairs and the loaner vehicle to give you a definitive answer, though.
I would contact an attorney in your area to sort this out for you. Use the "Find a lawyer" link at the top of the screen for the names of some attorneys near you.
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