Tribunal ruling good news for second hand car buyers
The recent ruling by the National Consumer Tribunal against a Caledon Motor dealer who sold a poorly repaired, probably dangerous to drive, second-hand car to an unsuspecting buyer is an important point in the sale of defective vehicles. Richard Green, national director of the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), an association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), says even though the buyer received a certified guarantee when he bought the car, the Tribunal found that the certificate did not in fact link to the vehicle in question and contained no date, registration number, odometer reading or client name. “This should have been an immediate warning to the buyer at the time of purchase and was a serious omission by the dealership in question.” Green says SAMBRA has been campaigning for over two years now to see that cars that have been severely damaged and subsequently written off by Insurers never find themselves back onto a sales floor. They should be written off as scrap as they are beyond economical repair. He says to the untrained eye these cars may look roadworthy, as was the case in Caledon, but hoist them up and take a closer look and you […]
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