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I have been having some problems with a car I purchased from a dealership. It has been making noises since I purchased it and warning lights have appeared on the dashboard. The dealership management have said it is not their responsibility. Can you help?

When you purchase a car or vehicle from a trader, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 states that it should be of satisfactory quality. For a used vehicle, this means it should be in the condition expected of a car of its age and the price you paid, including it having all relevant documents such as …

I have been having some problems with a car I purchased from a dealership. It has been making noises since I purchased it and warning lights have appeared on the dashboard. The dealership management have said it is not their responsibility. Can you help? Read More »

I bought a car from a private individual and have received contact saying that there is outstanding finance on the vehicle. I am worried that the car may be taken away. Can you help?

If you’ve bought a used car from a private seller, they should always have what is known as ‘legal title’, essentially meaning that the seller should have the legal right to sell the vehicle. If you have discovered that the car has outstanding finance attached to it, it is likely that it may have been …

I bought a car from a private individual and have received contact saying that there is outstanding finance on the vehicle. I am worried that the car may be taken away. Can you help? Read More »

Purchasing a Vehicle – Knowing Your Consumer Rights and Making Informed Choices

There is a lot of speculation around the ‘best’ date of the month and time of the year to purchase a car. Some argue that March and September are optimal months due to the increased numbers of new car registrations, and subsequent pressure placed on car dealers to meet sales quotas. Others suggest that quieter …

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