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December 2010 News

What To Do If You Lose Your Vehicle Warranty

31/12/2010 11:00:01
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Just about everyone has misplaced important documents at one time or another.  If this should happen with your vehicle warranty, donīt despair.  There is a quick and easy way to replace the document, allowing you to always have access to the terms and conditions of your warranty, and be able to use them when and as necessary. ...

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What Good is a Second Hand Car Warranty

30/12/2010 11:43:39

    For some people, the idea of paying good money for a second hand car warranty seems absurd.  After all, the car is used and it will likely need repairs sooner rather than later.  Why waste the money on a warranty that will have no more than limited value?  The fact is that securing a dec ...

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Comparing Car Warranties

29/12/2010 15:24:23
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When most people think in terms of buying a new or used car, the terms included in the car warranties offered by dealers or manufacturers are not often the first thing that comes to mind.  Many assume that the warranties are pretty much the same from one make and model to the next.  The fact is that while most car warranties will cover th ...

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Have You Read Your Car Warranty

23/12/2010 11:11:09
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Just about everyone who buys a new car receives at least a basic car warranty along with the purchase. What is alarming is that many consumers never give that warranty a second thought. Instead, they simply stick it into a drawer, planning to get around to reading the document when they have time. There are a couple of reasons why this is not a ...

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Honouring The Terms of Your Vehicle Warranty

22/12/2010 12:02:15
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While just about everyone understands that an vehicle warranty offers car owners protection in the event that specific systems on the vehicle should fail, not everyone realises that it is possible for owners to void a warranty by either taking certain actions or failing to do others. If you really want to get the most out of your warranty, here ar ...

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Earmarks of a Good Vehicle Warranty

21/12/2010 11:07:06
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When buying a new or used car, it is important to keep in mind that the vehicle warranty or warranties that are available with one type of vehicle may not be the same as with other cars on the market. For this reason, it is often a good idea to not make assumptions about what will and will not be covered under the warranty. Here are a couple of t ...

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Why an Extended Car Warranty Is a Good Idea

20/12/2010 10:10:51

The idea of purchasing an extended car warranty is often a subject for debate amongst consumers when buying new or previously owned vehicles. While there may be some situations in which the extended warranty is not really necessary, the fact is that most of us do not have the skills or the funds to manage repairs that could become necessary over t ...

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Are Used Car Warranties Worth It

17/12/2010 13:05:53

When buying second hand vehicles, some people question the wisdom of buying used car warranties. Their reasoning is usually along the lines of the fact that they have less invested in the car, so why even bother with the warranties? The fact is that used car warranties are worth the time to read and understand, for a couple of reasons.

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Reasons for Having Extended Car Warranty

16/12/2010 11:01:50

Reasons for Having Extended Car WarrantyYou could try to come up with five great reasons for having extended car warranty, but really there is only one: peace of mind. Ok, so peace of mind could cover a whole range of things, but to know you are driving a car that is covered in case of faults is really the one reason for having extended ...

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Modern Cars Too Complicated

15/12/2010 10:24:31

In years gone by it has been the case that people learned to take care of the basic maintenance of their own vehicle themselves. But recent news reports suggest that this is no longer the case, as modern cars are too complicated for the DIY mechanic. Many cars now have onboard computers and internal diagnostic systems so that even the simplest t ...

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The Importance of a Regular Car Service

14/12/2010 11:54:59

Recent reports suggest that one in four of all motorists do not have their cars serviced on a regular basis. As the economic situation has taken hold, families have been forced to look at their outgoings and make many cutbacks. As the car is often a major expense, it is all too easy to skip a service if you feel that the car is in good health. O ...

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Car Warranty Owners Can Help Road Safety Improvements

13/12/2010 12:09:39

The motor industry has been recognised for its work in improving road safety. Over the last 20 years there have been several initiatives that have been successful in improving the safety of both drivers and pedestrians on the road.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders have been given the Prince Michael International Road Safet ...

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Extended Car Warranty Sales Predicted to be Strong for 2011

10/12/2010 10:02:49

Sales of extended car warranties for used cars are predicted to be strong throughout 2011, as people opt to err on the side of caution. Throughout the present period of economic uncertainty there has been little change in the numbers of extended car warranties purchased, and the level of cover they offer.Unlike the purchase of car warr ...

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Review of MOT Standards

09/12/2010 12:37:42

It has been announced that the government is planning to review the procedures for MOT tests, so that the UK is brought into line with Europe. Some of the proposed measures, which will include both vehicles with car warranty and those without, include testing the vehicle every two years instead of annually and not requiring a car to be first teste ...

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This Year Set for Record Number of Potholes

08/12/2010 13:31:21

Even if you have a car warranty agreement, you will need to be aware of all the possible problems that your vehicle might encounter that can cost money. Potholes are a major issue, particularly in winter as they can often seem to appear from nowhere. Ice and snow can cause damage to a road’s surface which can make it crumble, and if your car shou ...

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Vauxhall aims to be the best with car warranty and customer service

07/12/2010 11:41:19

Recent reports suggest that Vauxhall is aiming to be the best car dealer in terms of customer service with a strong car warranty and other extras. Vauxhall announced in August that they would be offering a 100,000 mile car warranty and there are other measures in place to ensure that customer satisfaction levels remain high.Vauxhall ha ...

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Shortage of Winter Tyres

06/12/2010 13:21:22

The recent wintery conditions have led to a number of reports that winter tyre stocks are set to run low, as many motorists take the opportunity to change their tyres. Specialist winter tyres give the vehicle more grip and this gives peace of mind in the type of conditions that we are experiencing at the moment. Some tyre suppliers are fitting mo ...

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Toyota IQ Cobra Suspension Good for Car Warranty Owners

03/12/2010 12:28:55

Many drivers have been awaiting the release of the new Toyota model, the iQ, with a great deal of anticipation. The car will offer both financial savings and increased ability, and the addition of a Cobra suspension will help to make it an even more popular choice. The launch has already seen a great deal of approval for the car, with all those i ...

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Car Warranties Can Help In Winter Weather

02/12/2010 10:42:33

As predicted, the bad weather is upon us. While some areas of the UK are more affected by the adverse weather conditions than others, we are all feeling the cold.Our cars are also affected by the cold weather. Many will struggle to start, a few give up all together, and just like their owners they donīt want to get out of bed in the mor ...

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Toyota Prius Water Pump Problem

01/12/2010 13:43:17

Toyota has asked drivers of certain Prius models to take their cars to the dealer and have the water pump changed. The issue that has been identified is not considered to be a risk to the driver or passengers in the car, and does not warrant a recall of the vehicle.The vehicles that are affected are those that were produced between Aug ...

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