You brought car didn't pass inspection what can you do?

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You may have recourse with the selling dealer. I would give the seller an opportunity to fix it. If he refuses, then contact your state Atty. General. Ask him if the dealer is responsible for a car sold that cannot pass emissions. Also the emissions warranty on most cars is longer than the normal warranty. Look into all options before paying someone to fix it yourself. It needs to be scanned with an OBD2 scanner to find out why it will not pass, and what the problem is. The Check Engine Light should be on. If it isn't, see if the bulb is good, if not you may have been duped by the seller.

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