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I bought a car which has now had a crash. I can't find the V5C logbook and the scrap company can't scrap it as the previous owner still has outstanding finance on the vehicle.
A friend bought a car eight weeks ago from a broker who was introduced through autoeBid. Both promised in writing that the car would be first registered to my friend. We chased the DVLA when the V5C didn't...
I put a £200 deposit on a 2012 Audi TTS, which I had seen online from a dealership, so they moved it to my local garage for inspection. The car looks great, low mileage, no apparent body work done and...
I bought an Audi A4 Avant TDI six weeks ago from an independent Audi dealer. I am happy with the car but I have not received my logbook from the DVLA. The garage told me that they had not yet sent the...
I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I recently signed over the V5C (logbook) to my neighbour as she was going to insure and tax my car. However, we have now had a massive falling out and she won't sign it back...
If I am buying a car to sell, can I not go on the V5 as an owner (so there are less owners on the log)? But do it safely and legally?
I have just viewed a used car that's for sale. All looked fine, except the log book (V5C) document has the V5C/3 (selling to a motor trader) yellow slip missing. The guy selling the car could not give...
I bought a car from a used car dealer forecourt 6 weeks ago. Two weeks ago I rang the dealer as the V5C registration document had still not arrived - I was told all V5Cs had been posted out at the beginning...
I bought a pre-reg Skoda Scout from a main dealer. They said I would get the V5 in about 3 weeks and didn't give me the new keeper section. After 5 weeks and various phone calls and emails I phoned the...
I recently purchased my father's old car, a Peugeot 206, in April. The new V5 document came through after 8 weeks waiting and several chase calls. It did not contain any notification about the new rules...
 

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