Does a car yard have to give you a Warranty with your new car?
The short answer here is Yes and No. Not very helpful i know. There are some rules and regulations around this that you as the consumer needs to understand before going into a contract with any used car yard.
The dealer does NOT have to offer Warranty if either of the two conditions apply.
The vehicle is more then ten years old
The vehicle has more then 100,000kms on it
If either of those conditions are met the dealer does not have to give you a warranty.However if both these conditions are not in play the dealer or yard does have to provide you with a warranty. These warranties are normally not the manufacturers warranty and are provided by a third party. These Warranties are normally not worth the paper they are written on.
Most of these aftermarket warranties only cover a small amount of parts, to the value of a second hand replacement part and rarely pay out.
In my twenties years in the industry i have seen once this company pay out for a second hand starter motor from a wreaking yard. A part values at about $80. Hardly worth the effort.
Trusting your car to the care of GDL Automotive means you don’t need to change anything in your schedule. You don’t need to take time off work or adjust your normal day to day plans. Your car is picked up from your home or place of work, removing the inconvenience of delivering it to a service centre.
At the end of the day, your car is back where you left it. Everything sorted for you, hassle and stress free. We take care of everything related to your car: servicing, repairs, electrical, tyres, wheel alignments, detailing, registration inspections, blue slip, vehicles under manufacturer’s warranty – in fact, absolutely anything!
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