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HORROR STORIES - "BUYING A USED CAR"

These are examples of customers that bought their used car without having a car data check...


K H, Slough - Stay away from Quick Sales...
I bought a Ford Focus from a private seller in Autotrader- it was advertised for a quick sale - for about 600 cheaper than any other car I had seen. I went and had a look at the car, everything looked ok and I purchased it. When I got the logbook I found out that the car was an insurance write-off - Cat C. I felt really sick that I had  been robbed, I was completely mislead and I ended up with a crashed car.  I used a car history check service through your site when I helped my girlfriend buy her next car and it has been the best 10 I ever spent.
J A, Sheffield - Check everything
I wonder if anyone thought that Car Dealers and Traders were honest people. I was about to buy a car from a so called reputable dealer and decided to do some checking on a colleagues advice. Was i surprised when I found out that the car that i was going to buy was a damaged car that had undergone some pretty major repairs about 2 years before. But the dealer never once mentioned any of this. Your site is been excellent as it helped me to get the right info cheaply and quickly,. Thoroughly recommend you site to everyone.

E M. SE.  Feedback on your website
I just passed my test and wanted to get my first car. I wanted to buy a sports car and my father helped me buy but being the cautious man that he is - he got me to find car history checking websites so that we could get it checked.  When I showed him your site - he was most impressed and I now understand the pitfalls. You have helped me secure my dream car so a big thanks guys.
M M Gloucester Dont buy anything without proper checks
I bought a Used Vehicle From a Popular Used Car Chain, I Had All Kinds of Mechanical Problems, and Found Out the Vehicle Had Been involved in an accident. Then the Car Dealer Refused to Stand By their Guarantee!   I purchased a 1999 model with 29,242 miles. Yes, that's what it showed and what the car dealership represented. On the first day it overheated and the water pump went out. by the third day i was not sure and I demanded my money back under their no-quibble 3 day money back guarantee but they convinced me they would repair everything. They replaced the radiator and all the hoses, and by the way they also fixed both doors, replaced the weather stripping on the driver's door and pulled the door post out . . . that is why the air was coming through. It turned out that the car was an insurance write off and had been badly repaired - but I was still taken in.

Luckily, I did eventually get all my money back in full, but after a lot of unnecessary stress and wasted time.

I would urge everyone to save themselves this hassle by doing a check before you buy. I found this site after my ordeal and it is the best resource i have found. My new car.... it checked out and it is fine.

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This webpage explains accounts of people buying cars that have been mislead into thinking there is nothing wrong with it because they did not do a vehicle history check,
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