Should a car warranty cover a potentially dangerous situation created by sub-standard vehicle and can I also sue the dealer?

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Should a car warranty cover a potentially dangerous situation created by sub-standard vehicle and can I also sue the dealer?

I purchased a certified pre-owned vehicle. Around 3 months ago i was driving on the highway and the roof of the tire well came off by itself. This happened spontaneously while changing lanes. I am think the dealer should cover all repair costs under warranty as this is not an accident. Also, since this kind of failure is potentially very dangerous, especially for a certified vehicle, do I have a case against the dealer on the grounds that he sold me a substandard certified vehicle ? How do I prove this is a dealer fault?

Asked on August 17, 2011 California

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Ruth Johnson / Law Office of Ruth E. Johnson

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You should speak to an  <a href="www.ruthjohnsonlaw.com"></a>auto accident attorney or personal injury lawyer in your area regarding any potential claims.


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