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Ash, Solicitor
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I sold a car, the purchaser checked everything and test driven

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I sold a car, the purchaser checked everything and test driven it, signed and sale contract and stated i. the contract : He understood that the vehicle was tested and test driven and no guarantee given. everything was fine the car was good and no issues. now a day later, He is saying that the gearbox was noisy. and He want to return the car and want full refund. when he test driven it everything was ok. Do i have to take the car back? what you can advice ?
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Alex Watts : Are you a private seller or dealer please?
Customer: private
Customer: hello are u there?
Alex Watts : Yes. How old is the car, how many miles and how much sold for?
Customer: the is 2006, 3000£
Customer: 100,000 mile
Alex Watts : Ok let me get my response ready l
Customer: are still answering?
Alex Watts :

Its good news for you. The motto when purchasing second hand goods is buyer beware

Alex Watts :

This means the onus is on the buyer to satisfy themselves about the condition and quality of the goods.

Alex Watts :

They had an opportunity to inspect - they did

Alex Watts :

Therefore you do NOT have to refund

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer: so what u can advice to be my next step?
Alex Watts :

You don't need to do anything. It is up to him for the next step.

Customer: what if he take us to the court? do we have a good stand ?
Alex Watts :

It would only be a small claim. But yes you have a good shout.

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

Customer: ok thank u so much for the advice have a nice day :)
Alex Watts :

Same to you! If I could ask you to rate my answer before you go today please, the button should be at the bottom of the screen

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