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    VIC Car Head Gasket

    I bought a 2010 Ford Ranger Ute, from a Ford dealer. The dealer told me that he replaced the engine, for another as there was a problem with the head gasket on the old engine. I have been driving the Ute, not more then 10000kms over 18months & it looks like the head gasket is cracked on this...
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    Bought faulty car - with warranty

    Hi there - I purchased a second hand car in late 2019 for $13k. I bought a warranty on top for $2.5k. Within a week of owning the car, the engine light came on. I took it back to the dealer that I bought the car from and he 'did his thing' and said that he could not find a fault. I was...
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    QLD Ex wife sold co-owned car

    Struggling to arrive at a settlement with ex-wife and now she has told me that she has sold our co-owned car so she can get another car for our son. It was a private sale with a friend at her work but she bought the car with a loan and is now demanding payment as the car is for our son. It has...
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    VIC Private car dealership false documentation

    Hello, I have bought a used car (Mitsubishi Outlander, 2012, 120000 Km) from a private car dealer. The second day after the purchase, the engine warning light came on. The private dealer sent the car to a Mitsubishi dealer to be inspected and repaired. The car was returned to me after 3...
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    NSW Car loan issues

    In 2017 i got a car loan from car start for$7500. It was supposed to be for 3yrs last year I had to contact them over a payment that they claimed was missed but was only delayed due to a public holiday while on the phone I asked what was the balance due I was informed that is was still over 2yrs...
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    WA Unregistered car on common property

    Hello, I’m on a survey-strata property with a shared driveway. Awful, selfish neighbours (park wherever they want - have 4 cars out front & another dead one out back) not going In depth into their antics over the last 13 years. I’m trying to sell, again, & they have an unregistered car parked up...
  7. Eilene

    VIC Dodgy car

    Please Help My daughter brought a car second hand from a private sale for $2610 because he made her pay transfer cost. Exactly 3 weeks to the day of purchase it broke down on the road, she had RACV so the car was taken to repair shop a day later I was contacted by the mechanic and he said it...
  8. Eightoutoften

    NSW Used car dealer refusing refund, using bully tactics

    I bought a used car from a large inter-state auto group in Feb. Exactly one week after collection I found water staining on the ceiling, I assumed it had something to do with the sunroof. Agreed I neglected my due diligence pre-purchase but this was a licensed dealer, I trusted them not to sell...
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    VIC New car contract without a specified delivery date

    So, I have signed a contract for a new car and stupidly forgot to insist on a delivery date written into the contract. The contract does have terms to cancel the contract if it the car is not delivered within 14 days of the specified date. We were assured that a car is available in two week, as...
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    SA Used car purchase is defective.

    I purchased (27/04/2020) a Mitsubishi pajero built 2000, odometer 445619, (12 moth warrant max $1000 for each major component of vehicle up to value of vehicle) from a south Australia car dealership. At the time of purchase I asked the dealer if the vehicle had any defect and was told no my...