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I was living in Portland and bought the vehicle in Portland now I have moved to Vancouver,Wa as of January I moved to Washington. Thank You Roger I will anxiously await your response.

The Dealer in Oregon is required to either make the car pass DEQ in a reasonable amount of time 930 days) or to unwind the deal in it's entirety. My experience has been that this means that not only would he be required to give you all of your down payment back but also all of the payments you have made to date. But time is of the essence and it's likely you won't be able to get this done without someone with really good stationary that says "Attorney at Law" on it. If you want to send me all of the particulars like Date of Purchase, total of all payments made, down payment total and a brief, yet specific timeline with any calls and or efforts you have made to get them to fix the car as well as the number of days you have been without it then I would be glad to whip up a demand letter for you outlining their responsibility under Oregon law as well as a warning of what will happen should they decide to ignore their legal obligations as an automotive retailer...which has about a 50/50 chance of working and after that I would go see Baxter or his daughter.

If you decide to do this then I would also need the name of the dealer and any people's names you have been dealing with up until now if you remember

Don't post that here ...send it to my email at ...chances are I may know who you are talking about and may be able to resolve things with a phone call  

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I can answer any question about the car buying process. I am a recognized industry expert on all issues regarding auto finance, including sub prime and buy here pay here financing, I can answer questions about car lock out systems, GPS monitoring by your bank, and about auto recovery methods and defenses. I am a 20 yr car industry expert and can tell you what to look for in a used car, how to negotiate the deal, help with how to market your own car, and how to negotiate with the internet department of any car store. I can tell you every single way the dealer is set up to beat you and how to avoid those traps, I can discuss all aftermarket and extended service contract products you will be offered in the finance process, I have lectured extensively on "The Best Way to Buy a Car" to civic groups and university students. I am a credit expert and can tell you what the dealer and banks are looking for and the rate you can expect to pay. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE AT


20 years industry experience in top management of dealerships and dealer groups. Recognized industry expert since 2004 in the Top 10 industry experts for The Gerson Lehrman Groups Auto Industry Council. I also do consulting work for Experts360, Atheneum Partners, Expert Connect and Coleman Research. I have been a franchise owner and understand all facets of the auto industry from the time the car leaves the factory until it leaves the lot with it's new owner. I have written training materials for both the prime and the subprime sales and finance process.

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