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If you buy a car and it quits while you're on vacation and you call the person to come and repo the car in the state that you are in can you be held liable for paying for the vehicle?


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September 12, 2011 9:47PM

This is called a voluntary repossession. What happens is the car will be auctioned in the condition that it is in and say you payoff is $12,000.00 and the auction for the car brings $9,000.00, there will be a judgment issued in the amount of $3,000.00. This will also stick with you on your credit.