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I have an 06 Colorado that I bought used in Feb. of 07. When I bought it, I had the dealer run a carfax report for me. It came back fine, no problems reported. I went this past weekend to a different dealer looking to trade, and they ran a new carfax report. This time it came back that it was in a pretty serious wreck in May of 06. Needless to say, they wouldn't offer me much on trade after that. I know it can take some time to get things on a carfax report, but seven months? I am wondering if there is anyting I can do to try to recoup some of the equity I thought I once had. I contacted the dealer where I got it and wasn't offered much help, except a song and dance. I am thinking of getting a lawyer, but not sure it will do any good. If anyone has advice, I would love to hear it.
 

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Similar happend to me. Bought my wife an 01 Durango in 02. Dealer said no accidents, carfax no accidents. The paint started cracking on the rear hatch. The body shop I took it to showed it to me after they sanded down the hatch and it had already been repainted back there 6 times. Carfax is only good if the body shop that fixes it reports it to them and it's not a law that they have to report it. Sorry for your problems.
 

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yeah thats one problem about buying from a stealership they dont really want to help anyone out unless you plan on spending a bunch of money, you could try a lawyer but like you said i dont think it would help much, you might be able to sell it privatly, be honest of coarse but who knows you might be able to get a little more out of it
 

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You have to register the report with carfax within 90 days of the report, and I didn't know to do that. So I don't think that that is an option. I have the DMV investigating the problem, but who knows how long that will take. It is very frustrating because it doesn't seem like I have alot of options. Thanks for the reply.
 

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i hope all works out for ya :)
 
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