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Consumer Alert (Used Car Warning) Part II #754246

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Cleveland, Ohio: Cynthia Bowers) The doubtful reliability of online reports on vehicle repair history examined; details given of accusations that some online reporting companies, including Carfax, fail to disclose the limitations of their databases. [Car owners Vanessa BEARD†, David WRIGHT†- describe previous damage to their vehicles.] [Attorneys Frank WATSON†, David McLAUGHLIN†- comment on limitations of Carfax reports.] [Carfax spokesman Larry GAMACHE†- says we’ve always suggested using a vehicle history report in combination with inspection by a mechanic.] NOTE - Local weather bulletin on screen.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Bowers, Cynthia
Duration:
00:02:40

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