Does a cosigner have rights to the car?

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A co-signer is jointly and severally liable on the note, but doesn't have any security interest in the vehicle. In other words he has no rights to the vehicle, other than to pay off the note if you fail to do so. A cosigner can ask that his name be added to the title, which means he has equal ownership. When the note is paid he can then have his name removed

But as a co-signer, it also means you have the responsibility to ensure that the owner of the property is able to pay on time for the financed car.

If you have any doubts you can call the bank where the car is financed; they will give you a clear answer.

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