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Do I have any legal rights to take action if I have a video of the work needing done and the shock absorber which is completely wrong type?
Little advice it allowed here. Bought a car last June from what I believed to a respectable garage trader.They use a third party garage to do all their servicing and MOTs repairs etc.Car came with a fresh MOT and service last year.Took it yesterday to get it MOT for this year to be hit with a massive bill.Most of the bill was for a shock absorber which was wrongly fitted.an incorrect shock absorber for the car.the sensors had all been removed,put in a bag n tied to the suspension to now alert the car computer.i have video evidence of this.looks like it should t have passed it’s MOT last year but it’s been put through by this third party shoddily! Do I have any legal rights to take action? I have a video of the work needing done and the shock absorber which is completely wrong type! Thanks in advance

Rosalia Domingue

21st April 2022

Top Answer
NQ. A year later? No. There would be no way to prove that the damage has not occurred over the last year.

Denise Dory

21st April 2022

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NQ law student- as Sophie correctly points out, there is no way to prove it was this garage at fault. You could have had it at another garage in the last year since purchase. If you would like to find out if you can report the MOT test centre to DVSA, follow this link. https:// www.gov.uk/ guidance/ report-an-mot-te ster

Mabel Dodge

21st April 2022

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