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How old is it and how much did you pay please?
What did he say about the condition of the car at the time of sale?
Thanks for the information
It is always very difficult with a situation like this. The Sale of Goods Act does apply but that is all about reasonableness and generally speaking a car costing only £600 is not expected to be state of the ark.
However, you might reasonably expect it to run for longer than a few hours. It depends what you mean here. If you are saying that it broke down completely then that is one thing. If it is just that you have found some potential faults for the future then that is another. The fact that the clutch doesn’t have long to last is not likely to be claimable unless it has faults now.
That said, the dealer seems to be accepting that there were some faults that do offend as he offered a replacement.
If he refuses to offer such a replacement then you could always sue at the small claims court and take a risk. It might well be that he will throw his hand in.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information.