Getting To Know About Car Warranties
As there is a rising cost of the new cars, many individuals are now opting to get the used cars. As the buyer, you need to know what kind of car warranty is available for the vehicle you are looking to buy. Some of the dealers will offer the limited warranties on the used cars, while some will not.
The car warranty will not mean that you will not experience any car issues. Even when it has a warranty, a bad car will spend a lot of time in the repair shop and also leave you stranded several times. You will need to take the time to research on any vehicle that you are hoping to buy. Take the time to find out from the dealers if anyone ever returned the car in an accident or under the lemon raw. If you have a mechanic you can trust you can take the car to them for a checkup before you can sign any papers.
It is also recommended that you ask the dealer if there are any warranties on the car that are still valid from the manufacturer and whether the dealer will offer any warranties on the vehicle. Take the time to find out if the warranties from the manufacturer are valid instead of just settling for the word of the dealer. 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. For an additional price, you will find that some of the dealerships can offer the add-on warranties. These warranties tend to be more extensive than the used car warranties. These warranties will offer for more kinds of repair and part replacements. 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. These warranties will cost you more but will offer more extensive coverage.
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.