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    • I've just seen your new post. A letter before action is the same as a letter of claim. You don't need a template. You simply need to inform the garage that the vehicle you bought has developed X defect, Y defect, Z defect. He has already been informed of them and given an opportunity to repair and he has either refused the chance to repair or else he has attempted the repair and it has failed – whichever is the case and so under the consumer rights act you are asserting your right to reject the vehicle and you want him to make the appropriate arrangements to collect the vehicle and to refund you the purchase price – plus any associated losses – and if he does not do so within 14 days then you will sue him in the County Court and without any further notice. Don't make this threat if you're not serious about going ahead with it. On day 15 issue the papers. In the intervening 14 days register with money claim and start preparing your particulars of claim. You can post them here if you want us to check them. Whatever you do, on day 15 you send them the good news
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    • I'm afraid that your story is rather overlong. It would have been easier to understand it all if there had been less of a narrative and more of a bullet pointed chronology of facts. Although you informed the dealer within 30 days that there was a problem, the Consumer Rights Act requires that there be a clear and unambiguous assertion of your short-term right to reject the vehicle. It doesn't appear to me that you have done this. This isn't a problem at all because you are still well within six months. I understand that you have given them an opportunity to repair and that you have now rejected the vehicle. This is enough to trigger your rights under the Consumer Rights Act as long as the defects which you are complaining about are sufficient to render the vehicle as less than satisfactory quality. As I say, I haven't read through the detail of your story and I certainly haven't looked at all of the PDFs that you have apparently uploaded but I get the impression that you have been quite meticulous in keeping records. I've looked at the Google reviews of Elite and I have to say it doesn't bode very well. https://www.google.com/search?q=Elite+Preowned+Vehicles&rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GBGB822GB822&oq=Elite+Preowned+Vehicles&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l2j69i60j69i61l2.575j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#lrd=0x47d8aa4f43f644d7:0x8e93221101489523,1,,,  There is no trust pilot page for them as yet. Maybe you would like to attend to that. You say that the dealer is fond of using social media so that kind of thing is important. Site team member@dx100uk has already suggested that you issue a letter of claim and that certainly seems the way to go although if you are driven to actually mount a claim and presented in court that I hope you won't mind me suggesting that you need to stop being a little bit more economical about the way you present your case. Just in case there is any debate over the defects which have been discovered and their significance then if you haven't done this already, you should make sure that you have got assessments and even quotations for the work from independent garages.
    • Hello dx100uk. Thanks for your attention and help with this. You had an even later night than me! I clicked on the 'letter before action' link which you kindly gave me. This took me to BankFodder's post 'Small Claims actions in the County Court FAQ - work in progress' which I have read through and also the 'Pre-Action Protocol' and 'Letter of Claim' links. I couldn't find reference to a Letter Before Action or is this the same as a Letter Of Claim? Also, my rejection letter already mentioned a 14 day period (taking us to 05/08/2019) for him to get back to me. Is it ok to send a Letter Before Action now? I only ask as I wouldn't want this to be viewed dimly by the court if it goes that far. I do understand that I need to take action as soon as possible so these are just a few clarification questions. I shall google for some Letter Before Action Templates and put something together. Thanks again.
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Having just inherited an iPhone 5, I am feeling my way around it and (sort of) starting to get used to it.

 

But, unlike Android based cellphones, the iPhone (even the later models, I am led to believe) will not, as standard, record a conversation.

 

So third-party Apps and/or workarounds are de rigueur and widely used by those of us with such a need.

 

Unfortunately, I am:

 

A) Skint

B) An Apple OS novice:oops:

 

Has anyone else had this issue?

 

Has anyone reconciled it?

 

We wonders.

 

Aye, we wonders.:???:

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Look in the app store

There are 100's of free apps just like Android


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Look in the app store

There are 100's of free apps just like Android

 

 

Thanks, I started to but my head began to spin with information overload.

 

 

I'm hoping a fellow CAGger will be able to put me out of my misery though - through having done all the homework for me and probably from a far more savvy starting point than my own (being an Apple-owning newbie).

 

 

So, if anyone can help, I'd be really grateful for it. :-)

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Which network?

 

The apps usually work by creating a conference call, one party of which creates the recording. I use TapeACall : high quality, downloadable, shareable files.

TapeACall Lite: Call Recorder by Epic Enterprises

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/tapeacall-lite-call-recorder/id573751328?mt=8

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There are plenty of other, similar, apps / providers.

 

Some service providers (eg Virgin, giffgaff) don’t allow iOS native conference calling, so the app option won’t work. For these (or a cheaper, but lower quality solution) : call on speaker. Record on another device or dictaphone.

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Which network?

 

The apps usually work by creating a conference call, one party of which creates the recording. I use TapeACall : high quality, downloadable, shareable files.

TapeACall Lite: Call Recorder by Epic Enterprises

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/tapeacall-lite-call-recorder/id573751328?mt=8

7 day free trial

 

There are plenty of other, similar, apps / providers.

 

Some service providers (eg Virgin, giffgaff) don’t allow iOS native conference calling, so the app option won’t work. For these (or a cheaper, but lower quality solution) : call on speaker. Record on another device or dictaphone.

 

 

Thanks. I'll take a look at the tapeacall lite you linked to.

 

 

A bit of a swine, isn't it? Apple pandering to the American litigation environment but in a worldwide context.

 

 

It SHOULD be as easy as falling off a log.

 

 

Funny old world.

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Thanks. I'll take a look at the tapeacall lite you linked to.

 

 

A bit of a swine, isn't it? Apple pandering to the American litigation environment but in a worldwide context.

 

 

It SHOULD be as easy as falling off a log.

 

 

Funny old world.

 

Is that why? Or is it for security that they don’t allow certain classes of app to directly access the microphone?

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I'm sure Apple will claim it's for "security", but it's more likely to be Apple just being Apple. If it's my phone, I should be able to do whatever I want with it.

 

Which is why I wouldn't use anything electrical that's named after a fruit, with the exception of a Raspberry Pi... They're awesome :lol:

 

 

In fairness to Apple, I did once own an iPhone 3.

 

 

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Is that why? Or is it for security that they don’t allow certain classes of app to directly access the microphone?

 

 

I'm of the understanding that legal restrictions on recording telephone conversations are much more strict in the USA and Apple don't want to be dragged into law suits as third-party "collaborators" (through affording the facility) to such a degree that they actively seek to prevent (or at least make extremely difficult) even third-party Apps from recording conversations, via an Apple device.

 

 

Seems odd, because Samsung, Sony etc., don't seem that bothered (but maybe that's because their headquarters are not America domiciled, unlike Apple's).

 

 

All I want to do is (easily and cheaply) record a ruddy telephone conversation!!! It's hardly rocket-science. Just Apple being ruddy Apple!!

 

 

Other than that, the phone does what I want it to (makes/receives telephone calls and sends/receives texts).

 

 

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Read our customer services guide. There is specific references to the problems of recording with iPhones – and a proposed solution. If you're happy to go that way you will get very high quality recordings


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Read our customer services guide. There is specific references to the problems of recording with iPhones – and a proposed solution. If you're happy to go that way you will get very high quality recordings

 

 

Thanks.

 

 

Having read the guide, prior to posting, I agree the workaround appears both reliable and relatively idiot-proof.

 

 

Unfortunately, it seems neither portable nor convenient and I am hoping someone else may have done all the hard work for me, in devising an alternative workaround that is both inexpensive (I don't mind paying SOMETHING although a tad miffed I may have to) and relatively easy to invoke.

 

 

My fingers are still firmly crossed on the matter in the hope I may strike gold through another CAGger's kind intervention.

 

 

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Thanks again for the advice but, I have just visited the Apple AppStore to look at downloading the TapeACall App and am presented with the attached cost-structure.

 

 

Maybe I am really, really, really, unbelievably thick (or something) but.........???

TapeACall_costs.JPG

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7 day free trial.

I think I paid £3.99 to move from the trial version.

Edit: I see it is now 7.99 a year, recurring

 

You could, instead, just move on to a trial version of one of their competitors when you next needed to record a call outside of those 7 free days if you didn’t want to pay £3.99 ........

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7 day free trial.

I think I paid £3.99 to move from the trial version.

Edit: I see it is now 7.99 a year, recurring

 

You could, instead, just move on to a trial version of one of their competitors when you next needed to record a call outside of those 7 free days if you didn’t want to pay £3.99 ........

 

 

Any of the prices they quote are extremely low and would be great value to almost anyone.

 

 

But their price list is as confusing as heck (to me, leastways), with the initial price showing as $10.99 but the price list then going onto a kaleidoscope of magical options, one conflicting the other.

 

 

I think I'll do as you did and take their 7 day trial - what have I got to lose, eh?

 

 

Thanks very much for all your help. :-D

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