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You won't be able to return the car, but, if you find enough evidence, and if the transaction wasn't that long ago, you may be able to bring litigation against the person who sold you the car.

Tampering with odometer readings is a federal offense.

Whether tampering is done by a backyard mechanic who resets the odometer before trading for a new car, by a person who buys a gadget to keep miles from registering on the odometer, by a dealer who contracts with a "reconditioning" firm, or by a multi-state used car mill, odometer tampering violates state and Federal Laws, and is punishable by fines, imprisonment or both.

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Q: Can you return a used car if you later find out through Carfax that there has been a possible odometer rollback?
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