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My Jeep has been plague with all kinds of problems electrical and mechanical. I bought it with 14k on the clock and have the Chrysler extended warranty... Anyhow a few weeks ago I started to see what can be described as claw marks on my paint all over the place. However it ended up being my paint cracking, weak!
Took it to the dealer and the body guy showed me about 8 clues that all point to the fact that it was crashed and repainted. Weak

Sent an email to the dealer I bought it from (random Nissan dealer, I know my bad for not getting it from a Chrysler dealer, but at that time there were no jeeps around me), but I am wondering if it was sold as a certified vehicle and they didn't disclose the repaint should I demand them to paint it or pay me? I will look at what exactly I signed (it was sold with factory warranty)

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Nope, I registered with jeep and I can see previous services but no body work either... Pretty much that's how it goes with used, but just weak that they sold it as certified with warranty and that there were obvious signs of repair. I am sure they aapraised it when buying it from dude and according to the body guy he saw the signs right away and deeper you Fo the more obvious it gets.
 

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Its very common for people to pay for the body damage in cash instead of getting hit with a deductable, and then higher rates. Thats why it is the buyer's responsibility to check for damage, or indications that a panel may have been removed. There is no law that states that CarFax has to be 100% accurate, and the dealer has no liability since they were informed as much as you.

For sure I am in no way blaming the CARFAX, all they claim is to give me the info reported to them, they never claim to know everything that happened.

My beef is that they probably knew this since they looked over the car when it was traded in to them/sold. That's all, they represented as "clean" and the price reflected that that's all.

BTW does anyone know what the factory warranty on paint is? Where can I find that info?
 

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Thanks everyone for the advice. I am not sure what I am going to do, I really feel like the dealer knew/saw the damage and played dumb. Didn't denny but didn't disclose either and that is what bugs me. It is true that it was my responsibility to check it all out and I fell short on that. Lesson learned.
 
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