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I purchased a 2012 Land Rover Defender in a private sale. Within 30 days there was a warning light for the oil pressure followed quickly by engine failure. The car now requires a new engine at approximately...
I've agreed a price with a private seller for a car I want to buy and am happy to proceed with the sale. They've asked me to pay by bank transfer and I can collect as soon as it's cleared. As the amount...
My father and I have owned a 1988 Audi 100 2.0e Avant that's been in the family since new. We've put over 210,000 miles on it. It's a lovely comfortable, reliable, strong car with bags of torque, still...
I'm looking at second-hand cars with franchise dealers and I've found two similar cars - same spec, same age but different mileages. How much is it worth considering the mileage in the cost? Are there...
I trade in second-hand cars. I recently purchased a car which turns out to have been an ex-hire car. The seller owns a small hire company. In May this year the seller transferred the car into his private...
What's the best used car under £1000?
Does the three-month warranty on secondhand cars cover everything?
I'm looking to purchase an MPV for up to £7000. I currently own Citroen Xsara Picasso on a 54-plate, but the air conditioning no longer works and the heater has also stopped working. I am wondering what...
I have recently part-exchanged a 30-month-old BMW X1, after one year of ownership, for a Jaguar E-Pace. I originally bought the car as an Approved Used BMW from a main dealer and was told that the service...
I have a budget of £7000 and need a reliable used car. I and need it to have lumbar support (or a car seat that is designed for comfort and can support your lower back) it must have cruise control. I am...
 

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