Hello, my name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. Did you buy the car from a dealer or in private sale?
ok thanks let me get my response ready please
hello how long does this take
When a person buys a second-hand vehicle from a private seller, their rights will be somewhat limited and will not be as extensive as if they had bought it from a dealer. Certain sections of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (which mainly applies to business transactions) would still apply but the buyer’s protection would certainly not be as extensive.
In general, there is no legal requirement for the vehicle to be of satisfactory quality or fit for purpose. Therefore, the buyer will only have rights in the following situations:
In the first instance, any issues with the vehicle should be resolved directly with the seller. You can also use threats of legal action as a negotiating tool, although I would only recommend formal legal action if you have valid grounds where you can show your situation falls within one of the circumstances listed above.
ok to be honest we knew most of that but wanted to know if there is anything else
I appreciate you may have known that but this is really your legal position - you can only legally reject the car and ask for a refund if any of the conditions listed are satisfied - as a private sale it will not be covered by the legislation on sale of goods so thee are rather limited options
ok thankyou so I basically I wont get our 2000 back
you won't have the right to request it and expect the seller to give it back - you can apply as much pressure as you feel is necessary, even making a claim in court if you want to show you are serious but he can still refuse to repay the money and then it would be a matter of you convincing a court you have a valid claim to be able to take it further
ok thanks for you help
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