I loaned my Grandson some money to purchase a vehicle along with his entire savings, he made a poor choice. He paid $4400 for a 2006 Infinity, he asked the owner if the car had been smogged for a sales transfer. The owner assured him it had and showed him the 2020 tags attached to the rear plate. He drove the car home 30 miles and left the next morning, while driving to his friends the service engine light came on and the car died. It was driven about 4 to 6 hours and had to be towed to my mechanic.The motor is ceased and needs replaced. The car was smogged 10 months earlier, Ca law states owner must provide a report no less than 90 days old, he failed to do this, do we have a small claims case
Your grandson does but you do not since you were not a party to the transaction
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You are right. No smog, no sale. I hope this works out, especially since seller probably rigged the car to run for a day or two and committed fraud, almost certainly.
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