Is Honda liable for the respray on my Jazz?

About 10 months ago I purchased a used 2012 Honda Jazz from a Honda dealer as an approved used car.

I noticed a rust bubble on the boot/tailgate so called Honda and had it checked. The paint thickness was measured all around the car and it turns out that the car has a respray of the boot/tailgate.

Looks like it will cost about £300-400 to rectify. This is not something that I would expect from an approved used Honda (with full Honda service history).

Would you suggest that I would have a case for the dealer to rectify the issue?

Asked on 4 November 2016 by A321j

Answered by Honest John
Definitely. Without a shadow of a doubt. The fault preexisted your purchase, the dealer didn't tell you and the dealer is liable.
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