Getting To Know About Car Warranties
The cost of the new motor vehicles keeps rising and this has led to individuals opting to purchase the used vehicles. You, as the buyer, should take the time to know the type of warranty that is on the vehicle that you are looking to buy. You should keep in mind that some of the car dealers will tend to offer the limited warranties on the vehicles while others will not offer these warranties.
Just because you have a car warranty, this will not mean that your vehicle will not experience any problems. You will find that a bad vehicle will still leave you stranded and also spend many hours at the repair shop even when it has a warranty. You should research on the history of the car that you are looking to purchase. It will be good for you to ask the dealer to tell you if the car has ever been returned under the lemon raw or even in an accident. If you have a mechanic you can trust you can take the car to them for a checkup before you can sign any papers.
As the dealer if the car has any valid warranties from the manufacturer and whether the dealer offers any warranty on the car. Do not just take the word of dealer but you need to confirm any manufacturer warranties from the manufacturer. Get the detailed and written description of the coverage.
Even when the car does not have any remaining warranties and the dealer does not offer any, you still have other options for the used car warranties. Some dealerships will sell some add-on warranties for a different price. These warranties tend to be more extensive than the used car warranties. You will find that they will provide for more types of repairs and replacement of parts. In other case, the car dealer may also have an agreement with a third-party warranty provider who provides an extended warranty for every purchase. The third-party will deal with the warranty service or it will be fully paid for. You will find that the warranties will provide more extensive coverage and will be more costly.
When you find that the dealer does not give any warranties and also does not resell the third-party warranties, you should take the time to find the third-party warranties. Some companies will provide used car warranties even on the cars that are purchased from the private car owners. As these warranties are quite costly, you will need to ensure that they offer all the services that you may need.