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Shouldn't the Car Dealership be responsible for fixing something that was broken before I purchased the car?

I bought a used Ford Focus 2012 and after a couple days I noticed there was no wiper fluid so I filled it to the top with fluid. Much to my dismay, the fluid was all over my garage floor, all of it leaked out. The dealership said I would have to pay the deductable on the insurance to fix this problem. Shouldn't they fix it for free because the car was not inspected properly when I purchased it? What do you think my next step should be? (thanks for your help !)

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The dealership should pay for it and if they refused to do it, you should file a complaint against it. However, you will have to prove that you bought the car that way and that you did not cause the breakage. Talk to an Automobile Mechanic Liability Lawyer for advice.

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Pay the deductible. And have them fix it

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If it had a warranty then they should fix it. Being that its a 2012, I would hope there was one, you could try to negotiate a settlement if they are a reputable company.

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