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Hello everyone i bought this car in a used dealer and i found this inside the car. The Car shutdown without warning.
 

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Hello everyone i bought this car in a used dealer and i found this inside the car. The Car shutdown without warning.
You have a VIN for me ??

I will go out on limb and venture that you did not have this car inspected by a technician of your choice (working for you) do an inspection of car prior to any consideration of purchase......


You bought a car that been under water... Is this an "AS-IS" sale,, or can you get all money back ??

I would like to run VIN through Hyundai and see what comes up
 

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The hurricane Maria do a lot of damage in Puerto Rico in september 2017. I boutgh the car in january 2018. The used cars dealer says that they repairs the car ? but the problems persist. So i pay for a internal investigation in a hiunday dealer and they found that. A lot of that corrosion. This photo is the air bag that protect the knees
 

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Were you aware that you bought a flooded vehicle? Where I live, we average 20 typhoons (hurricane) every year from moderate to severe. Flood damaged vehicles is very common to used car dealers. Buyers need to be wary when choosing a second hand car even if the dealer insist it has been thoroughly cleaned/repaired. It's considered a total loss.
 

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If you decide to buy a flood car then the title should be a salvage one
And the price of it should be much, much less
 

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$24,000 used

Ouch. That's an expensive lesson. Flood vehicles can not only leave you stranded they can be bad for your health. Fungus and mold get into everything. You end up breathing it.
 

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Right. Now im working to fix the problem.
Can you scan it? Do you have any experience with networking on modern vehicles? I don't think you understand what you are up against. The shop I sold, I retired in March, was near the Susquehanna river. Had many people with flood vehicles. The only way we would work on them is if they had a donor from a junk yard. For newer vehicles like yours you may have to do some looking but you may find a junk yard that has a roll over or severely damaged vehicle that was totaled out. You don't want to do this without a donor. You may get it to run but issues will pop up day after day and it'll likely leave you stranded until the PCM, TCM, BCM and immobilizer are all fixed or swapped out.
 

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Have a shop verify it's flood damage and get in writing. Take that to the place where you purchased it and let them know you will suit unless they buy it back.
Hopefully they are not a fly-by-night operation.
 

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Hi Manuel 135,
What state are you in or where are you located? I am in Houston and there were a lot of cars flooded here. Cars are being sold here but if you aren't told they were flooded, then the seller can be financially liable for far more than the sales price of the car. Here they can end up in jail. Talk to an attorney and find out what recourse you have. Also, talk to your State Attorney General's office. Call them on the telephone. In some jurisdictions, a flooded car cannot be sold with a clear title but only as scrap.
 
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