Your previous expert has transferred the case to the legal section for assistance.
What you have here is a breach of contract claim. When you make arrangements for repair, you are expecting to have your vehicle returned to you repaired in a "reasonable time" depending upon the nature of the mechanical problem. You are not expecting to wait for months to get your vehicle back. Thus, the mechanic has breached the contract with you to make the repairs. At this point, you need to do two things.
1) Inform the mechanic that you want the bike returned to you completely repaired within 5 business days. Do this in writing as well as verbally. If the mechanic does not complete the repairs in the 5 business days, you need to go there and make arrangements to pick up the bike.
2) If the mechanic is refusing to release the bike to you without payment, then you have to make a choice. First, you can pay up and take the bike and then you would sue him for a refund of the money PLUS the cost of any repairs you had to pay out to get the bike properly repaired. Second, if you do not want to pay, you would have to go to court to sue to get the bike returned without payment since he neither fixed the bike or put it back in the condition it was when you brought it to him. Additionally, he would be liable for any damage to the bike from it being left out in the weather, since he was a "bailee" and had the duty of the utmost care for your property and would be strictly liable for any damage that occurred as a result of his breach of that duty.
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