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I bought a car from a garage , the car turned out unfit for purpose when I took it back the garage owner claimed he was selling it for someone as their agent as he could take credit card payments and … read more
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If at 545pm today I have paid a £200 deposit for a second hand car that has to be obtained and I have changed my mind and wish to cancel the order first thing tomorrow am I entitled to a refund of the… read more
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I paid £500 deposit to order a new mini car. 1 day later found the same new car £1500 cheaper. The original garage was not able match the price . They will not refund my money.Despite the fact that th… read more
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I reccently agreed to puchase a motor vehicle from a loca garage.
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If i test drive a car and decide to buy and place a 10% deposit, and then change my mind and decide not to go ahead with the deal is the garage entitled to keep the deposit,bearing in mind the test dr… read more
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