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I bought a car from a trader on tues of this week for

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Hi I bought a car from a trader on tues of this week for 1500.00, and PX my chrysler for £300.00 in total I gave them 1195.00 on my debit cardthey told me that everything was good with the car before I left the lights in the dash board for the tail lights had come on, the dealer drove the car hom for me. I got insurrance for the car on wednesday and first time drove the car on Thursday, up to the shops and the engine level lights came on, I park the car and had my son look at this morning and we discovered that the oil level was below not even visible in the resover, we had to put oil in it. we put a quartengine oil and for the whole 9 miles journey the engine oil is still not going off, I as before I purchased the toyota previa if it have been service the sales person told me yes that they did a minny service and all the oils were up to level and that everything was ok. I took ack the car and ask for a refund based on I don't trust this car anymore and them, and my part exchanged, they put the toyota on the machine and the lights still have not switched off and now said that it might have a blockage. I requested a refund and my part exchange back, was was tolf that He will not give me back my PX as he have already taken a deposite on it, He have my PX on the ramp doing work to it. I told him that I would pay him for the repairs , but he told me that my car is now his. I left and rejected his toyota he requested the paper work for it, and said that if I dont give them to him, that he would charge me storage for the toyota being on his premises for storage.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
HI.
Thank you for your question . My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
How can I help with this?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Please does he have a right to tell me he wont give me back my PX. he have not sold it as yet, he have my PX and the car that I purchase from him which i returned and he accepted and my 1195. I paid for that car.and he too the car documents

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Is the new purchase in good order now? You seem to have had it independently assessed?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I just bought the car 3 days ago

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

the dealer took back the car and ask for the paper work, but refused to give me back my PX and my refund, I offer to pay for the work that he is doind on my PX as he have it on His ramp.He refused and want to sell me another of his cars for a higher price.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
he is repairing the new car?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

He is repairinf my PX

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

He is repairing my PX

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Ok.
So is the new purchase in good order now?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Its not in good order as they sold it to me with no engine oil, But told me that they did a service to it and that all the oil levels were checked and everything was well with the car,