It can show at any time. A repossession is compleated as soon as the car is picked up so it does not matter what happens after the repossession it still did happen.
The repossession stays on your credit report for 7 years.
By mistake. Waste no time contacting the credit reporting companies, and demand that this entry be removed from your credit report.
No. Your credit report is a record of all transactions on reported accounts. The repossession will show in the history, but so will the redemption.
as a repossession
7 years is the norm.
You might be able to get a personal loan after a car repossession. However, you would get the loan at a very high interest rate one the repossession is on your credit report.
Of course it is. You voluntarily turn the car in for repossession. It will stay on your credit report for 7 years.