Recalled used vehicles up for sale

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Such vehicles can be sold legally without fixes; Consumer Correspondent finds many recalled cars on lots across U.S.

More than 40 million used cars are sold every year in the U.S. If you buy one, you may wonder what it’s been through . But “Early Show” Consumer Correspondent Susan Koeppen says there is a potential danger with used cars that you may not even think about — recalls.

According CarFax, more than a million used cars were sold last year even though they were part of a safety recall. The cars had problems that were never fixed, and then sold to unsuspecting consumers.

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