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Understanding how your credit report is used when purchasing a vehicle. Understanding the "Simple Interest Contract". When to put money down and why. I can give you some basic questions to ask the dealer befor signing your papers. I can answer about any question you have about buying a used car from a dealer. I am in Michigan and laws do vary from state to state. I will always try to help with any question regarding used cars.

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I have been a Sales Manager as well as doing Finance for dealers for 19 years, Sub Prime or Special Finance as it is referred to in the buisness. I also have sold cars at Chevy and Ford dealerships for the last 16 years


General Store Manager since 2009 and 19 total years of on the job experience.

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2016-01-15 do I have a fuel pump problem:

Hi Chris and thanks for the question. I would sell the car if it has more than 150-160 thousand miles. The emission light is probably due to a dirty catalytic converter. Those usually fail after 10-12

2015-11-11 Selling vehicles for side income:

Hello Nate, thanks for your question. I am in Michigan so I may not be much help for you in your state but I'll try.  Here we can buy up to 5 vehicles a year without needing a dealers license. The 6th

2015-07-18 2012 Camry Hybrid question:

Hi Dan, Thanks for the question.  I would strongly encourage you to have the car inspected. Keep in mind that any vehicle with 70-80k miles should need some kind of maintenance so don't be to alarmed if

2013-06-20 used car problems:

Hello I am so sorry for the delay. I have been out of town for my sons graduation.   I am not sure of Indiana law but if you were in Michigan you would not have a case against the seller. I'm sure thats

2013-05-16 Value of 96 subaru over 247K miles:

Most of what you have mentioned are considered "normal" maintenance items. The timing belt is recommended every 100k so if it has been replaced 6000 miles ago thats good. The other things (tires, brakes


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