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Re: Warranty is it worth it
Ideally, you want a warranty which will cover as many items as possible, will cover consequential damage (wear & tear is also desireable), and will allow you as high a claim limit per claim as is possible.
You also want it to be suitable for the car (i.e. if there is a mileage & age limit for the car), that the car won't exceed this whilst the policy is in force. The labour rates are included & adequate, and that YOU have the choice where the repairs are carried out.
You also don't want to have to pay the garage upfront & claim it back, nor do you want the warranty company specifying how often the car needs serviced, as it may be different (i.e. more frequently) to what the manufacturer recommends.
Its a minefield out there.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater