Most dealerships provide 3rd-party warranties from businesses that have varying track records. If you’re going to buy an extended warranty, be certain it’s backed by the carmaker, not only the dealership or some additional company. You may utilize a manufacturer backed extended warranty at all dealerships around the country. A 3rd-party warranty may be good just at the dealership which sold it to you.
Did you shop for the best price?
It is unlikely that a Finance and Insurance manager will allow you to shop around while you aresitting at his desk with a stack of purchase paperwork in between the two of you. The American Automotive Service Solutions research is better accomplished before your visit to the dealer on the day you finalize the purchase. If the vehicle purchase already is a financial handful, you also can shop for a better cost after the sale.
Do you have an idea what is covered?
Extended warranties are not the cure-all which some dealers make them out to be. Most wear-and-tear parts — things which eventually will wear out or break — aren’t covered by the majority of auto extended warranties.
Are you going to have a peace of mind if you do not purchase it?
The answer is up to you. If you are somebody who always will have a nagging feeling you should’ve purchased the warranty, go and get it. Occasionally there isn’t any price tag you’re able to place on peace of mind.
Did you look at the repair history?
Think about your own history with car breakdowns. Have your additional vehicles had the types of issues which might’ve been covered by a warranty? If you’re thinking about getting a road hazard tire warranty, for instance, consider how many times you have had a flat tire. If there’s lots of debris on the streets in your locality or if you have had many flat tires in a brief time span, a road hazard warranty might be worth checking out. However, if you cannot recall the last time you experienced a flat, you might not require the coverage.
As there isn’t any bad time to invest in an autoprotection plan, one ideal time to contact American Automotive Service Solutions regarding an extended service contract is just before the manufacturer’s warranty expires. It’ll allow us time to get you established with a new amount of coverage prior to anything going wrong with your car. Often, it’s seen as an extended auto warranty from the manufacturer, yet in fact, the majority of our plans will exceed the warranties offered by a manufacturer.
For more details on our extended service contracts contact American Automotive Service Solutions at 800-293-5048.