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hellllo i had brought a citeron car from a ford dealer two
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hello. i bought a car in may which came with 50/50 warranty
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I have purchased from a car dealer a car that proved to be
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I have purchassed a second hand vehicle on the 3rd of June
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recently bought a second hand car from a dealer. we took the
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