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No. Not unless they are also listed on the title. A co-signer simply agrees with the bank to pay the loan if the primary borrower fails to pay. Co-signing doesn't grant any ownership interest in the property. If the co-signer pays for the vehicle they may be able to make a claim against the estate or sue to gain ownership of it.

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Q: Does a cosigner have rights to the car if the owner passes away?
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