DVLA requesting a VC check

I bought a car two weeks ago from a garage. When I sent off for the log book the DVLA said it needed a VC check before it could issue one.

I have contacted the garage and they said it could be anything like a check for mileage and not to worry. The more inquiries I make the more I feel uneasy.

I asked for the deal to be reversed and they said not until the VC check has been done. If it does pass a VC check even though it has been a write off do they legally have to tell us? it has passed a hpi check.

Asked on 12 April 2011 by joejess

Answered by Honest John
The selling garage has to tell you the truth about the car's history. It is now illegal for them not to:

www.honestjohn.co.uk/faq/consumer-rights/
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