I bought a car in Germany last Thursday. I took the car to Estonia. The dealer promised to send the papers by today by courier service. These papers have not arrived and the dealer refuses to talk to me. Also the car broke down in Latvia and I had to pay to get it recovered and repaired. The dealer also refuses to compensate me for this. What can I do?
I have tried talking to the dealer, but with no result.
Are you German and is the dealer near to where you live?
I am British, and me and the car are in Estonia. The dealer is nowhere near where I live.
RossWhat you really need to do is take the car back to the dealer in order to reject it and demand a refund. If he refuses, you would bring a claim against him for damages for breach of contract (providing car needing repairs and failing to provide ownership papers) but you would need to do that in Germany. This is an unenviable situation but you can only make any progress by returning to the dealer and rejecting the vehicle. Please rate OK SERVICE and I will answer your follow up questions. John
Solicitor and Attorney
If I return the car, can I also reclaim the cost of repairs and recovery as well? Waht about the cost of fuel to Estonia and back?
You should demand the seller all the expanses and costs you got from the car as he has scammed you with it
Look for an attorney to demand him, first out of court and then in court
The seller has to pay all the damages as long he has scammed you with this car
Apologies, my colleague did not realise I was already helping you with this. If I were you I would return the car and demand a full refund, including the costs of repair and recovery. As for the fuel to Estonia, were you not intending to travel there anyway? If so, then I cannot see that the fuel costs would be recoverable. John
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