Getting To Know About Car Warranties
The cost of the new motor vehicles keeps rising and this has led to individuals opting to purchase the used vehicles. It is vital that you get to know the kind of warranty that the car you are hoping to purchase has. You should keep in mind that some of the car dealers will tend to offer the limited warranties on the vehicles while others will not offer these warranties.
Just because you have a car warranty, this will not mean that your vehicle will not experience any problems. Even when it has a warranty, a bad car will spend a lot of time in the repair shop and also leave you stranded several times. You should research on the history of the car that you are looking to purchase. Take the time to find out from the dealers if anyone ever returned the car in an accident or under the lemon raw. If you have a mechanic you can trust you can take the car to them for a checkup before you can sign any papers.
It is also recommended that you ask the dealer if there are any warranties on the car that are still valid from the manufacturer and whether the dealer will offer any warranties on the vehicle. You should verify any original manufacturer warranties from the manufacturer instead of taking the dealer’s word for it. What is being covered by the warranty should be given to you when written and also detailed.
There is still a chance for you to find options for the warranty even when the dealer does not offer any warranties and there are no warranties remaining on the car. Some dealerships will sell some add-on warranties for a different price. These warranties tend to be more extensive than the used car warranties. You will find that they will provide for more types of repairs and replacement of parts. In other case, the car dealer may also have an agreement with a third-party warranty provider who provides an extended warranty for every purchase. The third-party will deal with the warranty service or it will be fully paid for. These warranties will cost you more but will offer more extensive coverage.
Ensure that you find a third-party warranty company when the dealer does not provide any warranties and also does not resell the third-party warranties. Some companies will provide used car warranties even on the cars that are purchased from the private car owners. Take the time to ensure that all the services you may require are included in the warranty as they are quite expensive.