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Faulty car dealers

I bought a car in feb. and i signed a as is transaction..and after the 30 day everything went wrong on it not motor wise and a month later the dealer picked up my car to smog it..he told me the smog had been done 3 months before i bought it and drove off ...and he also told me that all the tags were paid off and they werent ..and i had to another tag fee. 2months later.. things wrong 1st a/c compressor had been out for awhile 2nd power steering started leaking and he said he had it tune up before he sold it to me.. licence plate wireing messed up a month later do i have a case

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I doubt it as it was sold "as is" meaning that you accept responsibility for everything that is wrong with it. Having said that and not seeing the paper work needed for the transaction and what the seller told you there may be a case of misrepresentation because of what the seller said or inferred. Find a sharp legal council and discuss aspects of a possible claim

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