What happens if a garage damages your car?

A garage has a legal duty to take care of your car while it is in their possession. If the car is damaged due to staff negligence, the garage will be responsible for carrying out the repairs at no cost to yourself or compensating you for having the repairs done elsewhere.

Can I sue a garage for faulty work?

If you get the car repaired at a new garage, you can try to claim compensation or go to court for the cost of carrying out extra repairs. You might be able to work with a trade association to get a result (if the garage is a member).

Do garages have to give a warranty on repairs?

All garages are required to carry out work with reasonable care and skill under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 so, if something goes wrong with their workmanship, you can make a claim under your legal rights. Again, this does not affect your statutory rights. …

Can a garage sell my car if I refuse to pay?

If you are refusing to pay while you dispute the bill, the garage has the right to keep your vehicle until the debt is paid. If you need the vehicle back before you can settle the dispute, you should pay “under protest”.

What to do if a garage rips you off?

With this in mind, we have devised a full guide on not only how to spot a problematic car garage, but also what to do if a mechanic rips you off.

These are the following:

  1. Report To Trading Standards. …
  2. Contact A Trade Association. …
  3. Use An ADR Scheme. …
  4. Make A Court Claim.

25 мар. 2019 г.

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