Does the Unfair and Deceptive Practices Act apply to a used car sale by a private seller?

Question Details:

The car fails to pass admissions because the check engine light would not light up when all the other lights are suppose to. Later I found out, only that light was tampered with and can not be fixed. It will be impossible to pass admissions with out that light inoperable. Therefore, I cannot register the car in my name. Can I legally get my money back from the man who sold me the car, who is also a mechanic?

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you go to AttorneyPages.com and retain an attorney to represent you.