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There are a number of factors which need investigating before purchasing an aftermarket warranty;
  1. Is it transferrable to any future owner? This will enhance the car's value to some degree.
  2. Is it an 'inclusion' (all parts that the warranty covers will be listed), or an 'exclusion' type (whereby everything is covered except specific items).
  3. Is there a limit to the number of claims & the claim value?
  4. What are the vehicle servicing requirements vs what the warranty requires?
  5. In the event of making a claim, can the car be repaired at an outlet convenient to you, or must it be transported to an approved repairer?
  6. Can approval for a claim be given before the work commences, or must you pay it first, then claim it back?
These are the most salient points. I personally use a company called warrantyworks, and have found their coverage comprehensive, and premium competitive.

Hope that helps,


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