Letter to ask for a faulty item to be repaired or replaced

Don’t be fobbed off if you want a retailer to repair or replace a faulty product. Use our letter to ensure the retailer takes action.
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[Your address and contact number]

[Company/supplier’s address]

[Date]

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

[Reference: contract number]

On [date], I [bought/placed an order for] a [item] and received it on [date]. I have discovered that the [item] has the following problem: [add details].

The Consumer Rights Act makes it an implied term of the contract that goods be as described, of satisfactory quality and fit for purpose. 

As you are in breach of contract, I am entitled to have the [item] [repaired/replaced] and I would request that you confirm you will do this within the 14 days from the date of this letter.

I also require you to confirm whether you will arrange for the [item] to be collected or will reimburse me for the cost of returning it.

I look forward to receiving your satisfactory proposals for settlement of my claim within seven days of the date of this letter.

Yours sincerely,

[Your name]


 

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