Is an auto loan contract void if they used the wrong Social Security number?

I applied for a loan, and when I signed the papers, I didn't notice that the Social Security number was wrong. Now I'm getting cold feet about the purchase, so I reviewed the contract and found the error. Does this void the auto loan contract?

Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on May 05, 2021
“Chances are that this will not void the contract. Because a Social Security number isn’t a necessary element of a contract, having the wrong one listed won’t matter as long as all the other details are correct.
However, some contracts for loans allow you to give the car back within a specific time period. Check the contract to see if you’re still within that time frame. You might lose some money to fees, but at least you won’t be stuck with a car you don’t want.”

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