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    • Well the fact that he is doing this suggests that he has a certain awareness of his responsibility – but I really don't know what to advise. We know what your rights are – which is that he should give you a full refund. On the other hand, maybe this is the best you are going to get without court action. As he is prepared to make this gesture, maybe he is prepared to listen to reason and give you your money back – or most of it. Maybe you could offer him a deal that he takes the car back and returns thousand pounds to you – you might then eventually settle for £800 or £900 – which of course leaves you out of pocket but at least you would have escaped the problem. Given the risk of the problem of enforcement, maybe that could be a way to go. It's so difficult to know what to make of it. Maybe he feels vulnerable to the risk of a legal action against him. Maybe he doesn't understand the procedure and you could tell him that you will send the bailiffs to his home if he pushes it that way – but on the other hand maybe that will simply get his backup and you will lose the tiny shred of goodwill. I'm sorry, I still don't know what to say. I think we've explained the law to you and we try to outline the risks – but I think it's time now that you need to make your own decisions based on your own judgement. I don't envy you  
    • Hi guys, I'm not sure what happened to my last post about a court date, but I received the letter of small claims, where it stated the claimant has 28 days to pay the court fees, and after which each party has 14 days to send all of the parties copies of any documents they wish to rely on   Last week I received another form from the courts, remote hearing 13th October. So I have a few days to submit my documents. However the new letter is unclear as to whether this is now 48 hours or still 14 days. i will call the courts to give my number as adbvised in the letter   ive attached the letter with personal details removed each party liaise with each other to share their bundle?   Are there any examples of a defence bundle? ive found this case on here whiich seems similar   im presuming my bundle should include my defence documents, in the above link DX100Uk refers to a statement, anything else as it states at the hearing they may not have access to the court file?   My next  steps were: - call court to give telephone - wait to see if the court fee has been paid - is there a way to do this, just call the courts? deadline would have passed by now? - prepare bundle, not 100% sure of this but will start to compile what i have - await the other party bundle - hearing date           Found another thread here: witness statement seems to be related  
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    • Hi all,   I just wanted to give you an update and ask for further advice.   The car has been taken to a local garage today and we have been sent a video (just a close up of the engine with the broken pipe) of the suspected issue which they have said is an air flow pipe which has broken. He said it wasn’t broken when the car was sold to us and so he will buy the part & we pay for the labour.   We really feel that he should pay for this entirely, I also don’t want to set a precedent by paying for the labour if things deteriorate further with this car.  He also hasn’t stated how much the labour is, something we will ask when we respond to his message.   How do you think we should proceed?  I don’t want to take the wrong approach now.
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    • I’m in desperate need of help
       
      I bought some clothes online in may through Evans and paid through PayPal
      returned them all seven days later
       
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Problems after S-Max Towbar fitted by Dealer


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I recently had a towbar fitted to my 3 year old Ford S-max, by a Ford dealer using Ford parts. Two days later I attached my bike carrier to the towbar and the ESP warning light came on, and has been on ever since. Came back from holiday and had a flat battery a week later. Car went to garage with ESP and battery fault and came back with a new battery, and no fix for the ESP, although I know this is reprogrammed as part of the Towbar fitting. Two weeks later and the new battery is flat and the car is back in the garage (so I didn't need a new battery). My question is what are my rights here as there is no proof that the ESP and Battery faults are related to their fitment of the towbar. If and when this is fixed, who should be paying the cost of diagnosing and correcting these problems as the car is now out of warranty? Should this be part of the towbar guarantee? Can I ask them to remove the towbar at their own expense in an attempt to fix this?

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