Should I take my van back to the dealer if it has some issues with the brakes and oil?

I've just bought a 2009 Citroen Dispatch 1.6 off a dealer after part exchanging my old van. After driving it for a few days, I've noticed some oil spots on the floor and sometimes what I believe to be coolant. The brakes also squeal quite a bit for the first few minutes of driving. As part of the deal, the dealer had the cam belt and the oil changed. Should I go back to the dealer or wait it out a bit longer? I was told I have a three month warranty through an independent warranty company so perhaps I should get in touch with them?

Asked on 14 March 2017 by Alex Pearson

Answered by Honest John
The dealer is liable for any fault that could have been present or developing on date of sale for six months from date of sale and to get out of this obligation he has to prove it wasn't present or developing, which is almost impossible. You don't have to prove anything. See: www.honestjohn.co.uk/faq/consumer-rights/

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