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Clutch failure - should the classic dealer pay for repairs?

I've just bought a restored 1971 Porsche 911t from a specialist dealer for £70,000. After just 100 miles the clutch failed and I had the car recovered to them. The dealer has now issued a pro forma for a new clutch cable and retaining fork which they say got damaged in the snap. Should this be covered by any kind of warranty or consumer rights?

Asked on 20 August 2016 by 612 forever

Answered by Honest John
It's a classic car and the courts treat classics differently from relatively new secondhand cars. But I think they had enough profit in this car to cover the clutch so if they don't offer to fix it FoC, sue them for breach of contract.
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