What Does My Warranty Cover?

Bimage1uying a new or used car can be a very stressful experience for anyone. Not only do you need to make sure you are purchasing the right car for your lifestyle, but you also need to make sure that your car is covered from the potential of costly repairs in the future.

Basic manufacturer warranties only cover specific repairs such as air conditioning, electrical parts, fuel systems and stock radios, and are also known as bumper to bumper warranties. Typically, this type of warranty only lasts up to three years or 36,000 miles. Any issues pertaining to your vehicle’s tires, exhaust system, windshields, interior surfaces, exterior surfaces and batteries are likely not covered under a basic warranty, which means it is likely that you will face out-of-pocket costs in the upcoming years.

Check What’s Covered

When purchasing a new or used vehicle, remember to check your manual and talk with the salesperson to ensure you know exactly what is and is not covered under your warranty. Other protection programs are available for purchase when you buy a vehicle to help cover costly repairs you may face from any unforeseen issues. Keep in mind that the ever increasing cost of vehicle repairs makes warranties and protection programs worthwhile.

For more information pertaining to warranties and protection programs, visit PermaPlate today. Our Automotive Protection Programs ensure that covered damages will be remedied by professionals that implement the latest reconditioning techniques, meaning your vehicle will look its best for years to come.

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