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Hi I'm relatively new here. I'll try to keep my story short. I have sold my Van. Before selling it I have adverdised it through eBay and Gumtree. In my add I have used words like reliable and well maintained. Very clean and drives well. It wont dissapoint you @ any time. etc. So, i have received a lot of phone calls. Finally few potential buyers arranged viewing with me. One of those potential buyers came with his friend ( i think he was car dealer or mechanic) and viewed the van. He has asled about the strange voice and I honestly didnt know what was it so was honest with him and said that i don't know what it could be. He than said he will call me. So he did, he negotiated the price with me and we have agreed one price. He asked me to keep it for him for one week. I did, obviously have taken off my adds and rejected other offers. He came on Saturday the 11th of September 2010 and gave the money. It was much lower than we were agreed for. He said he dont have any money. I didn't want to go all hassle of selling the car and agreed for that price and gave him all necessary documents. We have filled out the DVLA registration document secion 1-8 and new keepers section and he has givento me the new keeper suppliment instead of my part. He said he needs to keep that red part with him. I thought maybe I have been given wrong info so I have trusted him and let him to take that part and myself kept green slip. it was cash in hand sell without any receipt(bad one should have given him receipt though). So After 4 days he called and said that the care has broken down and started threating me that he woiuld leave the van outside of my gate and I'm still liable for it bla bla blaa. I have called DVLA and been adviced to send them letter notifying that I have sold the van. Well these guy now threating me with police. I have spoken to my Lawyer and he said I'm not liable for it. Honestly, It was recently been serviced and maintaned from Ford Garage and I have given the receipt and warranty book. He knew about everything I have even told him about little srcaps in the Van. I have no idea how the gearbox which have recently been 1.5month ago maintanined and replaced can broke down. I also have noticed that he have put the wrong date on the dvla new keeper suppliment as a12th of September?>> He doesn't want to send me DVLA red part section1-8 back to me so i could send him his part. I have called DVLA but they saying that I have to wait 2-3 weeks. please advice. :(

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Since this was a private sale and sold as seen the buyer agreed to take the car.

Did you send the letter to the DVLA outlining that you had sold the car on XXX date?

Would have been a good idea to send recorded delivery.

Theres lots of questions here-you probably would have been better without all this.

Will move your thread to DVLA forum.

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