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briancrowe

Hi, I have just purchased a vehicle from an Auction which was covered by the CGA.
With reference to reasonable condition, we have noticed that the left hand door mirror power adjustment is not working. Is it reasonable to expect that the cost for this repair should be covered. The vehicle is a 2007 model travelled 80,000km.
Cheers,

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Anon

Hi there,
There are a few circumstances at play here that need to be also considered. Did you check that it was working before you purchased the vehicle? (due diligence) Or was it working and then stopped a short time after vehicle purchase? (could be classed too soon for a dealer sold vehicle to have a fault) It may be classed as an acceptable fault for a 12 year old vehicle to have. But the only definite answer to this can be achieved in a dispute tribunal, because the seller and you might no reach an agreement.

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briancrowe

Hi Cade,
Thanks for the reply, purchased the car sight unseen as car was in different city, Arranged a Pre Purchase inspection by a garage via the Auction house that did not pick this issue up. The Auction house was also the seller of the vehicle.
Will approach the auction house and see what they say. Thanks

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