Irrelevant to any thread but I need info

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by toonertoo, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Any one have the good luck to trade a vehicle and have the dealer not pay it off. I did. I dont know what course of action to take besides going there and sitting til I get a check for the payoff. Its been 2 months. I see there has been alot of it going on lately. Just wondered if any BCers have had it happen, and what you did. :sick:
  2. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    When I worked at a dealership......
    Was it part of the agreement that it would be a full pay off? A lot of dealerships wont do a full pay off because how much you owe doesnt equal out to how much its worth....unless you rolled it over into your new loan?
    And beyond that where I worked it was an automatic wire transfer to do the pay off once the credit approval was made....
    Id double check all the paperwork, then try to get ahold of the guy that did your F&I (finance and insurance) if that doesnt work, his manager/sales manager....and if it goes that far you should file a complaint with the local BBB
  3. ol'browneye

    ol'browneye Active Member

    You could be like the lady in St. Louis who bought a car from a big dealer only to have the dealer close it's doors before she got the title app and paper work mailed to her to get it licensed and titled. She is stuck with a car that she has no proof of ownership on and can't drive because she can't get it licensed but she has the car loan and has to make payments.

    This was on the news a few weeks ago. I don't know if it ever got resolved or not.
  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    We have a local car dealer (since closed) who spent some time in one of our local correctional facilities for not paying off trade-ins. People were buying cars from him and were finding out that he hadn't paid off the loan on their trade in and was instead using that money to pay off his gambling debts. Ironically, he is now out of prison and, you guessed it, still selling cars (he is working for a local dealership).
  5. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Yes I found out from the bank that this dealer was shut down for, you guessed it the same thing.
    And different family members took it over.
    had to reinstate insurance on a truck I dont even know where it is. And make the payments.
    Lock and Load, Im going hunting for it. :whiteflag:Gotta try out my new gun on some sparkly new vehicles.

  6. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    Report it stolen?
  7. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Now there is an idea............
  8. drewed

    drewed Shankman

    YOU NEED TO! At the very least file a police report about it so theres record of it because at this point youre liable for anything thats done in that vehicle. What did your bank say about it?
  9. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Will do tomorrow. They are open til 9 and we just went there and they are not open, and only junkers left on lot. Fun begins.
  10. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member

    So how did it work out , tooner?
  11. Shifting Contents

    Shifting Contents Most Help Needed

    We had a dealer in town do that. They ended up with an butt load of small claims decisions against them and a few charges as well. Never heard how it turned out. Our newspaper sucks.
  12. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    Try e-mailing your local news (Help me Howard) or something simular.

    They do a good job !
  13. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Help me Howard???? What, like Howard Stern ???
  14. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member

    I didn't know Klein had a "help me howard" guy on his local newscast but here is the a "help me Howard" segment from wpix(cw) news in new york city. Generally, it involves a reporter confronting the "alleged" scammer. I've seen these ,not necessarily "help me Howard", throughout the country.

  15. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    My husband packed his lunch, and reported to the dealership. Refused to leave until it was paid. It got paid that very day, Imagine that.............They are back up and running, went by the other day. Guess they were just a victim of hard times for a moment, they made it right, it just took them 3 months. They reimbursed us for the payments and insurance we paid during that time, so In my case I guess I was lucky.
  16. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member

    I shouldn't have had to necropost to get the resolution to this story, especially when the resolution is good news. And good news is what we need tooner!:happy2: