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BEFORE YOU BUY A USED CAR OR VEHICLE, there are steps to follow to protect yourself.

Buying a used car is an enjoyable yet stressful event because you have the fun of shopping mixed with the anxiety of obtaining credit, negotiating a price and hoping that the car does not give you unforeseen problems.

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AVVO readers who have purchased used vehicles and run into problems have posed many questions to AVVO attorneys. You may find an answer to any question you have by searching the excellent answers given by experienced attorneys. The Florida Attorney General's site also provides good information for used car dealers at the following link: If you do run into problems, you will want to contact a consumer debt attorney who handles used car issues. If you do run into problems, you will want to contact a consumer debt attorney who handles used car issues. Just click on the "Find a Lawyer" tab and look for a consumer attorney in your area.

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