What Auto Warranties Require of You
Auto warranties provide a lot of protection for car owners. Most warranties help cover expenses associated with major repairs that are covered in the terms and conditions, and may even help with routine maintenance costs. In exchange for the coverage, most auto warranties do require a little effort on the part of car owners in order to make sure that the terms of the coverage remain intact.
It is not unusual for auto warranties to require that car owners provide a minimum amount of care for their vehicles. This is actually to the benefit of everyone concerned, since that maintenance makes it easier to prevent major problems or at least catch those issues before they have the chance to cause even more damage. Read through the warranty terms carefully and you may find that taking time to have the car serviced according to the manufacturer's recommendations is part of what allows you to get the most from your warranty plan.
Keep in mind that by following a regular maintenance schedule, you protect the investment made in your car, do not have to worry about breakdowns as often, and in general get to enjoy your purchase a lot more. Along with all those benefits, you can look forward to having full coverage from your warranty plan, since you did go to the effort of keeping the car maintained in a manner that is likely to be considered standard and reasonable. That translates into fewer expenses if a covered event does come to pass, something that is always a good thing.
Author - Michael Barclay
published: 08/04/2011 14:00:00