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Re: Parts Warrenty

Hi Danny, and welcome.

I can see your perspective, but I would believe the dealer wants the part in situ, so 2 things can occur; 1. they can assess the repairing garage's work
2. the can run the diagnostics on the part, and all the vehicle's systems

Parts can fail prematurely if they have been incorrectly fitted, or as a result of some other consequential damage further along the line (neither of which would be covered under the parts warranty), and I'd be inclined to think this is why they are making you jump through this series of hoops.

Hope that helps to clarify their motives.


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