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Old 03-17-2016, 01:51 AM   #21
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I got a carfax on the 2006 Grand Prix GT I was going to buy, and I see there were no accidents, but it does have a listed recall.
The infamous "Manufacturer Safety recall issued Recall #2014350 UNINTENDED IGNITION KEY ROTATION"

How do I get GM to fix the ignition?
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I got a Carfax on the Chrysler 200, the same one that I called and talked to a barely speaking English guy, and I clearly asked if it had been in any accidents, or had any structural damage, he clearly said "no, no accidents".

Now I find out is was a Commercial owned/titled vehicle, and that it was damaged.
""02/17/2016 62,970 Seller Disclosure
New Jersey Vehicle sold at auction
Structural damage disclosed by seller
based on results of a visual inspection ""

So they knew it had damage done to it that could make it unsafe to drive, yet they lie to me about it when I ask, isn't that breaking the law by lying about something as serious as that?

Used 2012 Chrysler 200 Touring for Sale in Roanoke VA 24019 Magic Star Auto Sales Inc.
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Dubious Auto Sales or...Scam waiting to happen!
Instead of naming that car company "Magicstar" they should have just called it "Death Star" autos LOL..
IDK what to say. Good you discovered it and checked VIN on it!
Description seems a bit vague...wonder what Structural damage ..??
I am sure you can complain, but you have nothing in writing from him saying it was accident free. I guess he thinks he can BS his way though life on phone..IDK.
In Canada, lean documentation searches and any accident declarations have to be provided before sale of vehicles.
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2003 Acura MDX - Great Cars For Sale By Owner!! (I pulled a maintenance history and autocheck- it is below, long but very positive read)

I know SUV off the table and I am not thrilled as this is a 2003, but it is in VA and one owner (spent its entire life in one city in VA) and only serviced at Acura Dealer- always the same dealer except last service. The only issue I see is no timing belt replacement which is due at 100k- unless last service was timing belt (no description). If you could get this at 5k- might provide you a very nice, hassle free ride and allow you to spend your time doing other things than keeping a GM running:

03/16/2016 103,082 Priority Acura

Vehicle serviced
Rate Service:
02/23/2016 102,987 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Power steering fluid flushed/changed
Headlight bulb(*) replaced
Washed/detailed
Rate Service:
11/17/2015 101,401 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Alignment checked
A/C and heating system checked
Lower ball joint(*) replaced
Rear shock absorber(*) replaced
Safety inspection performed
07/18/2015 98,726 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Alignment checked
Differential fluid flushed/changed
Front strut(*) replaced
Tie rod end(*) replaced
Washed/detailed
05/06/2015 97,584 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Left airbag assembly replaced
Washed/detailed
03/19/2015 96,737 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Wiper(*) replaced
A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
12/01/2014 95,654 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Safety inspection performed
11/19/2014 94,543 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Alignment checked
Safety inspection performed
Washed/detailed
08/18/2014 92,098 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
08/05/2014 92,051 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Alignment checked
Washed/detailed
Airbag system checked
Brake fluid flushed/changed
Wiper(*) replaced
A/C and heating system checked
Stabilizer bar links replaced
Brakes checked
Tires rotated
04/18/2014 89,950 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
02/12/2014 89,030 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
11/25/2013 87,081 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Safety inspection performed
Washed/detailed
07/18/2013 84,916 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
03/27/2013 82,930 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Alignment checked
A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
11/15/2012 80,914 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Blower motor resistor replaced
Safety inspection performed
Washed/detailed
07/16/2012 79,189 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
Front brake pads replaced
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Transmission fluid flushed
Differential fluid flushed/changed
Washed/detailed
11/30/2011 75,590 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Four wheel alignment performed
Safety inspection performed
Washed/detailed
04/08/2011 71,535 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
02/18/2011 70,641 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
Inside rear view mirror replaced
01/27/2011 70,311 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
Drivability/performance checked
11/30/2010 69,490 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Safety inspection performed
Four tires mounted
Tire(*) replaced
Washed/detailed
08/18/2010 67,903 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
07/23/2010 67,531 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
Oil and filter changed
Engine oil system flushed
Brake fluid flushed/changed
Four wheel alignment performed
Air filter replaced
Transmission fluid flushed
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Cabin air filter replaced/cleaned
12/16/2009 64,222 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Power steering fluid flushed/changed
A/C and heating system checked
Safety inspection performed
Washed/detailed
09/24/2009 63,598 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Maintenance inspection completed
Washed/detailed
Battery replaced
08/20/2009 63,156 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C and heating system checked
Fuel injection system flushed/serviced
Washed/detailed
03/13/2009 60,202 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C and heating system checked
Wiper(*) replaced
Washed/detailed
12/03/2008 58,579 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Engine mount(*) replaced
Washed/detailed
Safety inspection performed
10/16/2008 57,311 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Wiper(*) replaced
Tire(*) balanced
Four tires balanced
Washed/detailed
05/14/2008 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
12/04/2007 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Safety inspection performed
Headlight bulb(*) replaced
Washed/detailed
11/13/2007 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
Air filter replaced
A/C and heating system checked
07/10/2007 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Body side molding(*) replaced
Air vent/outlet replaced
Washed/detailed
05/04/2007 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Recommended maintenance performed
Washed/detailed
01/23/2007 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
Engine/powertrain computer/module checked
Intake manifold gasket(*) replaced
01/10/2007 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Fuel system cleaned/serviced
Safety inspection performed
Air filter replaced
Wiper(*) replaced
Transmission fluid flushed
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Washed/detailed
A/C and heating system checked
Computer(*) checked
10/05/2006 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
Battery replaced
07/14/2006 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
A/C and heating system checked
04/20/2006 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
A/C and heating system checked
Four wheel alignment performed
Thrust angle alignment performed
01/31/2006 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
Safety inspection performed
Engine oil system flushed
A/C and heating system checked
11/03/2005 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Recommended maintenance performed
Washed/detailed
07/26/2005 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
Body side molding(*) replaced
06/23/2005 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
A/C and heating system checked
03/10/2005 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Recommended maintenance performed
Washed/detailed
12/08/2004 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

7,500 mile service performed
Safety inspection performed
Washed/detailed
09/28/2004 18,390 Service Facility

Washed/detailed
09/28/2004 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
07/14/2004 17,064 Service Facility

Vehicle serviced
07/14/2004 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C and heating system checked
Washed/detailed
04/15/2004 14,932 Service Facility

Recommended maintenance performed
Washed/detailed
04/15/2004 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Recommended maintenance performed
Washed/detailed
02/26/2004 12,718 Service Facility

Vehicle serviced
02/26/2004 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Oil and filter changed
Washed/detailed
12/17/2003 10,671 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
A/C and heating system checked
Safety inspection performed
09/04/2003 7,391 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Oil and filter changed
Washed/detailed
05/23/2003 4,201 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
Oil and filter changed
04/18/2003 1,403 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

A/C refrigerant recharged
Washed/detailed
03/31/2003 3 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Washed/detailed
12/31/2002 1 Hall Acura Virginia Beach

Pre-delivery inspection completed
Wheel locks installed
Floor mats installed
Washed/detailed
Sunroof visor/deflector installed
Fender flares installed
Cargo cover installed
Emissions or safety inspection performed

03/31/2003 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
04/21/2003 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 860 Motor Vehicle Dept. TITLE
07/14/2003 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
11/12/2005 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
10/10/2007 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
09/05/2008 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
09/14/2010 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
09/16/2013 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
07/22/2014 Manufacturer MANUFACTURER RECALL
RECALL JF2
PASSENGER AIRBAG INFLATOR
LOCATE YOUR NEAREST AUTHORIZED
ACURA DEALER TO SCHEDULE REPAIR.
09/22/2014 Manufacturer MANUFACTURER RECALL
RECALL JK2
PASSENGER AIRBAG INFLATOR
LOCATE YOUR NEAREST AUTHORIZED
ACURA DEALER TO SCHEDULE REPAIR.
10/13/2015 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
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Wow they had that thing in for maintenance like clockwork, impressive!
I see a recall on the passenger air bag inflator, sounds like it would be covered and cost me nothing though.

Only bad thing is that it is a tad over what I was hoping to pay, I have been putting in job apps, but still have not heard anything yet, and if I get a car and the taxes, title, tags, and all come to right at 7,100.00 total, then I am left with only 13k in the bank, which won't lest long when my total living expense is 1,300 a month.
I really do not want to spend every penny of that either, I was hoping to leave like 5k in for emergencies in case I get a job and it does not work out, or for real emergencies..
Also, that thing is like 6hrs from me, and the only way I could get my bro to go with me is if he could afford to take like 2 days off, and I payed for him, his wife, and his daughter go to the beach on vacation.
And as much as I'd love to do that for them, I really cannot afford to.
I am pretty much limited to 100 miles max of zip 24019
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