Car sold and defects concealed

| Image: Kirchheimbolanden police inspection
| Image: Kirchheimbolanden police inspection

Kaiserslautern (ots) - Suddenly the engine started causing problems and the new car owner went to a workshop. On Tuesday (October 27), a 56-year-old had bought a car from a private seller in the city area. The 56-year-old turned over a four-digit amount. The seller assured him: great condition, no defects or damage. Then on the drive home the shock: the engine control light came on. The 56-year-old went to a workshop. There it was found that the car had numerous defects - not just in the engine. The list of defects ranged from a defective lambda probe to rusted axles to defective wishbones and tie rods. Because the buyer felt fraudulently deceived, filed a complaint with the police for fraud. The officials have now started an investigation. | req

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Originally written by: Police headquarters West Palatinate

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