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What amount of time must a dealer give you before they repossess your vehicle because you heard it was 90 days?

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2006-06-19 20:05:14
2006-06-19 20:05:14

There is no set time when a lender may instigate repossession action. If the contract is defaulted on for even a day, in most states the lender can seize the vehicle, although it is not usually in their best interest to do so.

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Yes, the bank must tell you that your vehicle is being repossessed. The bank will usually try to reconcile the debt before the repossession takes place.

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