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Petition seeks to block CarMax sales of unrepaired recalled cars
Petition seeks to block CarMax sales of unrepaired recalled cars

Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally. In a petition filed with the FTC Tuesday, the groups allege that CarMax engages in deceptive advertising by claiming every vehicle it sells passes a rigorous 125-point inspection. The groups said the inspection fails to look at whether a car has been recalled and repaired. “Car dealers shouldn't sell used cars that have a safety recall to consumers, period,” said Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) “Far too many times we have seen the tragic and often fatal consequences when deficient cars are allowed on the road,...

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