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Hello all, I'm a first time poster so please be gentle with me! I've got an issue and would appreciate some advice. In February last year I purchased a motorcycle off the sole UK importer /concessionaire. The bike was three months old. I met the dealer [who is a director of the company] at the company headquarters. The story that came with the bike was it had been bought by customer on the Isle of Man who found he couldn't start it and that is how it came to be back at the importers premises. I paid cash to the dealer and he gave me a handwritten receipt
I'll summarise to keep this as short as possible: Bought car and collected on Monday. On Friday, thought I had a flat tyre, took to tyre garage, alloy wheel cracked in many places. Garage said cracks looked old. Also, had a weld, showing signs of previous repair. Called garage i bought car from. Salesman initially very helpful, asking me to email photo of wheel, so he could replace. Sent email saying "I am sourcing a wheel for you" Chased up later - boss refused to replace wheel (cost of £530, plus tyre at £300) I stated this wasn't acceptable. Wouldn't budge.
I'm in a situation with Amazon whereby they (or the seller) won't give me the sellers geographical address (as required by the DSR), I'm sure this constitutes an unfair contract term, however it's got me thinking about Amazon's position on Marketplace. Amazon may claim that it is only an agent, but I think that is pretty weak, the usual situation between an agent and their client is that an agent takes a cut after the contract has been performed. In Amazon's situation, the consumer has no choice but to pay them (in the same way as if you are buying directly from them). Does th