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While selling our car, we discovered it was a Cat N by doing an HPI check. We bought it on 19/09/2019 and the check showed it was a Cat N write off on 19/04/2019. The seller didn't tell us and it was not...
My friend asked me to look at the grill on his car the other day. It looked like it suffered damage and was covered up with plastic body treatment. On further inspection, I found the front bumper mounting...
I’ve bought a car through a salvage auction site. It's registered as a Category N write off, but upon inspection of the car at my local garage, the car has structural damage to the rear subframe and possibly...
I bought a new Volkswagen Golf in October 2017 for my daughter. It cost £17,613 from an online broker and came with a written contract for a new car with first registration in my daughter's name. However,...
I paid £1000 deposit to a garage for a car I was interested in. After 48 hours, without viewing it or signing anything, I saw it had 3400 extra miles on the clock than was stated. I decided to cancel because...
I have just bought a very nice Volkswagen Golf from a Volkswagen dealership, which cost £9750. When advertising the car, the first selling point was that it had a DAB radio (a £150 extra).Two days after...
I put down a deposit on a car from a main dealer, but he now says I have to wait a few weeks for the logbook to arrive. Can I have my deposit returned?
I've just bought a car on finance. When the company went to change the logbook online, the system wouldn't work. We filled out a form for a new logbook and I was told by the finance company that the car...
A dealership sold us a Nissan Leaf. We didn't have many requirements beyond the basic spec (Acenta 30kw) but did specifically ask prior to order to have the ability to plug into a car charger at a specific...
I bought a pre-regisered car. At the time of buying, the risk involved (driving a car which is not registered under my name) wasn't mentioned. My understanding was that after purchasing I would be the...
 

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