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Magnuson-Moss warranty act FTC"s and Better Business Bureau"s handling of automobile warranty complaints : report to the Honorable Ernest F. Hollings, U.S. Senate by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Federal Trade Commission,
  • Council of Better Business Bureaus.,
  • Warranty -- United States.,
  • Products liability -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFTC"s and Better Business Bureau"s handling of automobile warranty complaints
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsHollings, Ernest F., 1922-
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17098208M

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