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    • stuff and all they can do .......they are TOTALLY powerless   and you are well used to dealing with REAL bailiffs anyway looking at your history   
    • ok Finally got home!   I'll try and keep it short however we finally got to an agreeable place   Walked over to sales as there was no more servicing could do especially as the aftersales manager quite simply said they will not be footing the bill. Spoke to the salesman, updated him and he was lost for words and had to ask me where things were left -  Requested senior management to come down - both head of business and general sales manager are off for half term.  That left the buying manager - ironically the same who purchased the car in for the dealership.  He was called downstairs but in the time that he did, he must have called the aftersales manager.   Once down, everything suddenly changed -  I was told they are now 'reaching a compromise' (I assume between the two departments) and it will be put right.  The part is being ordered, is on backorder for 2-3 weeks and once in, they will fit it. This of course means I am potentially out of my 30 day exchange/1000 mile exchange however appreciate I can drag it out if it came to rejecting it.    I got the aftersales manager to put in writing the part IS being ordered and if the part does not for whatever reason fix it, I CAN exercise the exchange regardless of how many days/miles I am out. --This was CCd to the sales manager, the service advisor and the buying manager stating he is accepting/making the decision in the absence of the two other managers.   So all in one- another wasted 5 hours there + the drive up/down but we are hopefully now at a point the final issue will be either permanently fixed or it will be the deciding factor of returning the car.  The part-ex has also gone so it's not like we could even just change back for now.   The part is scheduled to arrive pretty much the week of our due date which really messes this up in terms of transport/planning however we'll cross that bridge then - for now, I need to destress the other half who really did not need this especially with what is essentially for her the baby car    Could I ask - IF it does not fix it and we decide against the exchange - can we still reject?  If we can, what happens to the part-ex thats now gone/auctioned off?   I too believe 99% it will fix it but just curious.     Also just for anyone else taking an interest, the MMI unit that is faulty is not just the navigation but everything Audi - phone, radio, cd, sd card, service indicators, settings for the various components - its all part of the MMI brain.  And so the reason this is important that it is resolved is usually with this unit, if one part fails, it's likely the entire unit will fail.      
    • They don't have to care.  This is Britain - the biggest reaction will be some mild tutting.  The main goal now must be to keep the fear factor high whilst ensuring the pockets of the few continue to be lined.   
    • Cat 6 Marker then. Thats one of the worse you can get.  As @Andyorchsaid... You might need to go to the FOS etc to get this done. We had someone else who went all the way with Tesco and lost. Cat 6 Markers are very difficult to get removed.
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    • Dazza a few months ago I discovered a good friend of mine who had ten debts with cards and catalogues which he was slavishly paying off at detriment to his own family quality of life, and I mean hardship, not just absence of second holidays or flat screen TV's.
       
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My daughter was visiting a friend at her apartment and didn't realise that she had to get a permit.

 

She received a ticket off care parking.

 

They wrote to me as the registered keeper and I have replied stating that I wasn't the driver but they have quoted Protection of Freedom act

stating that this is no longer accepted as a defense.

 

I have successfully fought several PPC's in the past but before the protection of freedom act.

 

Any indication of where to go with this one now would be appreciated.

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Hi the experts will be along but to my mind the only difference now is that PPC's can now chase the registered keeper but the PPC's still face the same problems as before the POF act came into force. So advise I have seen is still ignore.

 

dpick

cannot find it A to Z

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/consumer-forums-website-questions/53182-cant-find-what-youre.html

 

 

Halifax :D

Paid in full £2295

 

MBNA:mad: 20/03/2008 settled in full out of court

 

Capital One:D

07/07/2007 Capital one charges paid in full £1666

19/01/2008 recovered PPI £2216 + costs

 

Littlewoods :-D

12/08/2007 write off £1176.10 debt.

 

JD Williams charges refunded in full £640

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defense my foot!

 

you can safely ignore them

 

it makes no odds in all reality the changes

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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You could make it difficult for them and ask them for a copy of the contract that allows thm to claim parking charge son behalf of the LL as you need this for your defence. If they cannot supply this, then nay future correspondence will regarded as harassment which is a criminal offence. :-)

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The Protection of Freedom act still does not make it worth all the hassle of taking you to court. They have given it their best shot and it's failed.

 

Ignore and move on.

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You could make it difficult for them and ask them for a copy of the contract that allows thm to claim parking charge son behalf of the LL as you need this for your defence. If they cannot supply this, then nay future correspondence will regarded as harassment which is a criminal offence. :-)

 

 

Could you explain this a little more please and what is LL. thanks

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LL = LandLord

 

The jist of the request for sight of the contract is that you are challenging the fact that they have any (contractual) right to operate the carpark on behalf of the landlord and specifically, notwithstanding they can "operate" it, that when someone breaks one of their little made up rules, that they can pursue the driver legally.

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LL = LandLord

 

The jist of the request for sight of the contract is that you are challenging the fact that they have any (contractual) right to operate the carpark on behalf of the landlord and specifically, notwithstanding they can "operate" it, that when someone breaks one of their little made up rules, that they can pursue the driver legally.

 

I ahve read a lot about the POPLA and the 35 day so called appeal rule. Would you say it's worth persuing that line as they have not sent me an appeal code as believe they are supposed to.

 

Also in the POF act is failure to pay there invoice classed as reasonable cause?

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I ahve read a lot about the POPLA and the 35 day so called appeal rule. Would you say it's worth persuing that line as they have not sent me an appeal code as believe they are supposed to.

 

Also in the POF act is failure to pay there invoice classed as reasonable cause?

 

 

Take the advice and ignore!

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Don't ignore. POPLA may be a joke but this is a new procedure backed by DVLA, BPA and legislation, weak and useless legislation but non the less. More ppcs are trying their luck with N1 forms at present. Follow protocol, appeal to PPC then to POPLA, Then send a cease and desist letter threatening charges for any direct or third party letters. It's court or nothing. Now ignore. In the unlikely event of a court hearing, you have done your bit and it will show favour. But once again, court is extremely unlikely

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Certain PPC's ( including Parking Eye) seem very reluctant to issue POPLA codes and resort to stalling tactics, such as asking for "proof" that somebody has used the shops on site. This seems to suggest that PPCs are not very happy with going down the POPLA route, because it costs them money, and latest figures indicating that about 60% of appeals are upheld in favour of the motorist.

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