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Re: Please help with these "conscience" issues before selling Megane 2006 2L Auto pet
Personally Neil, if you are trading it in, I wouldn't say anything about any of these issues (whether real or potential). You'll just talk yourself out of cash against your next car.
The dealer will stick an aftermarket warranty on it, which will satisfy the needs & expectations of the next owner, possibly give it a check over (more than likely not, just wash it), and that'll be that.
At the end of the day, anyone buying a near 3-year old car and expecting 'brand new' is just being unrealistic, they know the risks involved, that's why the cars depreciate - to reflect the usage the car has incurred to date.
I traded in my Vel Satis because of all the problems it had - and still only got a 1/4 of what I'd paid for it 2.5years earlier - I certainly wasn't giving any more away.
And I can still sleep soundly - my conscience is fine.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater