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Yep I know Dave, contributions gratefully received. lol

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Originally Posted by Asterix View Post
Should do it really but I have just had my MOD pension forecast for this coming April, and it has lost 500 per annum and 1500 on the lump sum.......bl00dy Gordon Brown
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The warranty will also cover some items if they fail an M.O.T

Have a good read of any warranty before shelling out your hard earned
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Hi Asterix just spotted the thread on warranty,like Dave i took one out with Warranty Works 3yr platinum cover +sat nav 417.73p.1000 individual claim limit exess 25.00 per claim,car must be serviced to manufactures recommendations.
I had two front tyre sensors go,they payed up o.k.
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The Renault warranty is probably your safest bet. It claims to be equivalent to the original warranty (i.e. everything that would be covered in the first 3 years or 60K is covered up to the limit of the extended warranty.) You need to take it out before the original warranty expires - presumably they do this to protect themselves from people who take out the warranty because the car developed a fault just outside of the manufacturer's warranty period.

There may be some third party warranties that are just as good or better, but tread carefully and read the small print. Lots of them have excesses or limits to the amount you can claim, and some exclude the very things that you really want guaranteed, either because they're likely failures or will cost four figures to put right.

One of the ones I contacted was able to offer better cover for the same money if I took the warranty out before the factory one expired. Again, I think they're worried about claiming for faults that you already know about when you took out the policy, so they're prepared to offer you better cover on the basis that if the car had a fault, you'd have had it fixed under the manufacturer's warranty anyway.
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Some third party warranty's have a limit on hourly rates so if it's a Renault only fix ?

Also some you need to pay for the repair then claim it back from the warranty company.

Unfortunately like most things the proof in the pudding is in the eating when you need to make a claim you find out how good or not the warranty really is

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