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i bought a car but....

Postby Silverman » Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:03 pm

....it has an illegal mofication. even though the car did an STA test prior to my purchase , it got a cat A result, then when i take it for its first LTA inspection after a year ,at an STA centre, they highlight the illegal mod. Techinically i bought a car which is "fit for purpose" - ie it can get me safely from a to b but - its not legal. And i only ofund this out on first test. The test centre showed me some photos of whats been done and its blatant- the work on it is quite expensive and performance enhancing and not something i would have been eager to implement , but the dealer is v v slow in getting back to me even though he claims that he's gotten to teh bottom of it.

Technically i feel ive been sold an illegal vehicle (and we are talking an expensive german sports car here) and i dont want to service the payments nor get the car re insured until the mod has been removed and rectified. whos gonna carry the can on this one? pleased to hear...thanks

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Postby PNGMK » Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:06 pm

I'd be speaking to a lawyer about suing the dealer or seller for misrepresentation.

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Postby nutnut » Sun, 16 Jun 2013 1:13 pm

Get them under the Lemon Law - technically the car is nt safe as the LTA considers this as a safety thing.

[quote]How do you define what is a Lemon or what is a defective
product?
A5: The Lemon Law provisions apply in the event of non-conformity to
contract at the time of delivery (e.g. a sale of goods contract).
Non-conformity to contract is defined under existing laws such as
the Sale of Goods Act, and includes situations such as the product
not being of satisfactory quality, not fit for the purpose it is
purchased for, or not meeting reasonable performance
expectations, taking into account description of the goods, the
price and other relevant circumstances.
“Satisfactory Qualityâ€Â
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Postby PNGMK » Mon, 17 Jun 2013 8:57 pm

What's the mod? Exhaust? EFI/ECM? A added Turbo?

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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:46 pm

Or is it.....? :lol:

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