I bought a car privately which turns out to be faulty - what should I do?

I bought a used car through Facebook. On inspection we figured out there was something wrong with one part of car but we were not sure. We offered an amount but seller offered £500 more with six month's warranty if something major failed which we accepted. On the sale invoice they wrote that the car has six months warranty but there were no terms and conditions included. After two weeks this part started showing signs of a serious problem. On inspection from three garages, they all suggest it needs replacement as soon as possible. The seller now says the warranty was only for car's tyres. In the advert they said car is in perfect condition with a full service history - both statements are incorrect. Is there a case for me ?

Asked on 29 July 2018 by Mathematics

Answered by Honest John
Sue the vendor for breach of contract. Even though this situation is not covered by your normal consumer rights against a dealer (SoGA, Case Law), he charged you for something he did not provide and that is actionable in the Small Claims track of the County Court as a Breach of Contract.
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