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Was this only just recently discovered please?
Yes about a week ago,since then its been off the road.
Its bad news I am afraid to say
Under the the Sale of Goods Act 1979 goods must be as described, fit for purpose and of suitable quality
Clearly in this case they do not appear to be.
However under the Limitation Act 1980 you have 6 years to bring a claim for faulty goods for time of purchase.
Here you purchased in 2005. This means limitation runs until 2011.
This sadly means you are 3 years out of time
If you issue proceedings then sadly it would be struck out as limitation is an absolute bar
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It does not stop you approaching Nissan to see if they would do anything for you
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