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how can get a company to remove a statement more than 10 years old?
i had a car which was repossesed more than 10 years ago. They wrote off the balance due to cercumstances of the default but have never removed it from my credit report. How can I get them to do so?

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The repossession will stay on your report a little longer than the typical 7 years I believe. Someone will hopefully confirm this with the correct time.

However, it will not be from the date of repossession. It will be from the last date that you acknowledged the debt to them or made a payment.

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