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Can a lender repo your car if you have a clear title with "0" lienholder? YES, its called a "Perfected Security Interest".Can a lender put themselves on a title as lienholder without your knowledge?":Not likely, I've never heard of a lender trying it. How would they know your VIN on your car unless you borrowed MONEY against it? Do you think they just pick a random number and decide to put a lien on it?? NOT. No candy for you today. Merry Christmas

Roosta, I like reading your replies. Shows you have a good sense of humor. this, if you have clear title, no lienholders, how can they repo the vehicle and sell it without the title.Now I was told the title is legal possession and no one can put themselves on as leinholder without any paperwork from the owner.Now the lender stated this was an unsecured loan and it needs to be secured by going to DMV, paying $40.00 and list them as lienholder. This was not done. My contract with the dealer states I paid cash for the vehicle. I have not been late for 2 years and could well afford the car when I bought it. I have a chronic illness, and lost my job. I have no income and was living off my savings. Still waiting for SS which takes forever. I asked the lender for an extention on the loan for just a few months and they refused. They want the car. The repo man has been around but the car is in a locked storage building. I plan to file bankruptcy when the money comes in. I have always paid my bills and was responsible with my credit. I bought my own house which I am also 5 months behind, but are willing to work with me as I have owned the house for 11 years and not once was I late on any payments. Two lawyers cannot even answer the question. How can they repo the vehicle and sell it without the title or them listed as a lienholder?

The car is not being driven as I had to drop the ins. on it as I could not pay that either. I wouldn't take a chance like that, but I have to protect the vehicle since there is no ins.I am between a rock and a hard place. I am not a deadbeat, just trying to hang onto what I've work so hard for. The money will be coming in, just not as soon as I would like it. I live in the NE and also doing without heat. I've always worked for what I had and don't expect handouts.I hate to see people calling others deadbeats when certain situations are unforseen. We never know what the future holds.So you repo guys out there, have a heart and just be nice when you have to pick up a car. You shouldn't get a thrill out of someone else's heartache.

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