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    • G-Hunt
    • By G-Hunt 9th Jan 18, 6:23 PM
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    Repairs to a lease car
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    • 9th Jan 18, 6:23 PM
    Repairs to a lease car 9th Jan 18 at 6:23 PM
    Hey guys,

    I have some minor repairs needed on my lease car. I have been given a quote which I'm happy with by an independent body shop guy who was recommended to me by a member of Chips Away. He says he will personally drove the car to his workshop and then return it. Maybe I am being over cautious but I am nervous about letting him take the car as I expect my insurance company or the lease company would not approve. I am sure this is normal practice for getting non-Insurance claim repairs done but would appreciate some advice. If I let him take the car, I will insist on seeing his insurance details showing he can drive others' vehicles but is there anything else I should do?
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    • lewishardwick
    • By lewishardwick 9th Jan 18, 6:27 PM
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    • 9th Jan 18, 6:27 PM
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    • 9th Jan 18, 6:27 PM
    Not really.

    He may well have a trade policy that allows him to drive customers cars.

    All quite normal,but it doesn't hurt to ask to see the documents/certificate.
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 9th Jan 18, 10:48 PM
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    • 9th Jan 18, 10:48 PM
    Why not drop it off at his place of business if your worried?
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    • bengalknights
    • By bengalknights 10th Jan 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 10th Jan 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 10th Jan 18, 9:34 AM
    Check if they have a trade policy if so its covered by there insurance.
    • wgl2014
    • By wgl2014 10th Jan 18, 10:08 AM
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    • 10th Jan 18, 10:08 AM
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    • 10th Jan 18, 10:08 AM
    If he is a professional and offers a collect and return device it's fairly likely he has the correct insurance. Feel free to check though.
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