I purchased a 1990 Mercedes Benz 500SL coupe 2 years ago and have had it 'cared for' at a Mercedes dealer since then. They replaced the motor when the timing chain broke. This took well over 2 months to do. They were supposed to have fixed the motor running roughly. This took 6 weeks. During this time, the outlet tube was broken off the top of the radiator requiring a replacement tank. Over $10,000 later with the car still not running well, I eventually took it to another mechanic who fixed it properly in just over a week. He however has found 15 bolts missing from the motor including no mount holding the motor onto the car on the left hand side, many bare wires (potential fire hazard), to begin the list. Would I have any claim against the first firm for compensation for inadequate work and/or cost of the radiator, which I foolishly paid? Thank you, John
I need a legal opinion because I now have a mechanic who can fix my car
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