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Bought a car with out seeing, delivered with massive oil leak, what are my rights?


Bought a car with out seeing, delivered with massive oil leak, what are my rights?

Hi all, i bought a used car from Dagenham Motors (Polar Ford /Ford Retail) and needless to say I’m having issues.

Asides from buying the car, I’ve taken out insurance on the car, paid road tax, delivery and arranged finance with Ford Retail through the dealer.

The car was described to me as mint condition, immaculate inside and out, no dents or scratches.
I got the HPI documents sent over and service history. Everything looked great it had one owner, its done 17k miles, FSH, still under manufacture warranty.
The car its self if a 2011 Ford Fiesta Zetec S.

I drove the car to my dads house, upon arrival my dad started checking the car over, to find oil over the engine bay. When i looked on delivery it didn’t show.
Upon further inspection, the dip stick showed there was essentially no oil in it whats so ever, but the oil warning light is not showing on the instrument panel in the car.
The oil appears to be fresh, so i dunno if they just topped it up before it left.
To top it off the passenger side wing mirror has a massive crack in it, and a poorly attempted covering of a large scratch on top. Needless to said I’m pretty pissed off. What I’m more annoyed about is what checks where actually carried out on the car, as the engine could have seized on me, they must have been aware of the issue.

So i guess what do i do?
Do i see if it can be fixed ?
Do i send it all back, some how get my money back?


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