Certified Pre-Owned (“CPO”) vehicle purchases frequently result in fraud lawsuits. CPOs are portrayed as better than other used vehicles because the vehicle allegedly passed a rigorous 120–180-point inspection. In truth, many dealer technicians lack the basic training and tools need to do the inspection. This is especially true when it comes to inspecting for prior accident damage. As a result, many accident damaged vehicles are sold as CPO.
California Vehicle Code § 11713.18(a) prohibits the sale of “certified” vehicles where:
If you were sold a CPO and experienced any of the issues above, Auto Law can help get your money back.