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  • Buying & Owning a Car

    The FTC has many resources covering buying and owning a car. Watch short 1 minute videos before heading to the dealer to learn what you need to know about car payments, financing and add-ons. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Problems Getting Title to My Vehicle

    This explains what to do if you are having problems with getting title to your vehicle. Example: You bought a car from someone who does not have a copy of the car’s title. It covers the Department of Licensing (DOL)’s procedures for getting title in your name. These are usually cheaper and easier to use than filing in court and how you can file in district court asking the judge to award you legal ownership of a vehicle. #0324EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Tips for Buying a Used Car

    This has tips on how to make sure the car you are buying is in good condition, how to buy a car you can afford, whether you should purchase warranties or other add-ons and how to find out about the car’s history. It also covers what to do after purchasing a car. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Used Car Purchases: What to do When Your Car Does Not Work Properly

    0314EN - What can you do if your used car breaks down or needs costly repairs soon after purchase from a car dealer? This publication summarizes some state and federal laws that may help. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Paying Your Car Loan

    This video warns car owners about avoiding businesses that for a fee, promise to lower their monthly car payment, or even help stop the repossession process. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission

Car Repairs (2)+

  • Motor Vehicle Lemon Law

    The Washington State Motor Vehicle "Lemon Law" is designed to help new vehicle owners who have substantial continuing problems with warranty repairs. The law allows the owner to request an arbitration hearing through the Attorney General’s Office. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Attorney General
  • Washington’s Auto Repair Act: What are My Rights?

    Washington's Auto Repair Act has a set of standards that auto repair places must follow. This publication briefly summarizes the law. #0323EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project

Videos (3)+

  • Buying & Owning a Car

    The FTC has many resources covering buying and owning a car. Watch short 1 minute videos before heading to the dealer to learn what you need to know about car payments, financing and add-ons. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Vehicle Repossession

    Learn about your rights and the rules the creditor must follow when repossessing a car. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Video - Paying Your Car Loan

    This video warns car owners about avoiding businesses that for a fee, promise to lower their monthly car payment, or even help stop the repossession process. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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