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Re: Just picked up a Megane CC & Already got problems!!

I wasn't putting the boot in, but in all honesty any secondhand car should be viewed with a healthy dose of suspicion.

You are as much assessing the seller (and their motives to sell), as much as every part of the car - that's why a witness is advised, and a test-drive a must (testing all of the features).

It's all to allow you the information to make a balanced judgement; if you walk away, pay what the seller wants, or negotiate money off for the defects you spot/he agrees to fix them.

The 'problems' you have listed, would've all been spotted, if that had occured.

I presume you lowered the roof before buying?


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