Date: January 19, 2015
Know Inclusions and Exclusions in Car Standard and Extended Warranty with Terms and Conditions
Car Warranty is a Service Contract between Manufacturer and Customer which includes repair or replacement of
» Mechanical i.e Engine Related Components
» Electrical Components in Car
» Emission System of Car
» Suspension System including Shocker Mounts (which is also wear and tear item) - if driving too much on bad patch roads / speed breakers without getting slow on it.
causing technical problem in car provided same has not occurred due to any consequential or reasons mentioned as specified by manufacturer.
Extended Warranty acts as Mediclaim Policy to your car. It offers a peace of mind to car owner as cover for failure of any Manufacturing Fault in Car.
Note: There is no difference in between Standard and Extended Warranty of Car. Extended warranty as name suggest is an extension of standard 2 year warranty to 4 or 5 years.
Key benefit: Any Failure of Mechanical or Electrical or Emission System - All Part Replacement and Labor Charges will be borne by Manufacturer
» Engine and Transmission Components and Failure (if not due to Engine Oil Leakage or HydroStatic Lock caused by driving on water logged roads)
» Wiring Harness
» AC Compressor
» All Motors related to Power Window, Windscreen Motor,
» ECU, ABS, Airbag Malfunctioning
» Steering Assembly and Column
» Any Mechanical, Electrical Issue in car as per Terms & Condition of Manufacturer
» All Scheduled Maintenance Services as per Service Booklet including - Engine Oil, Air Filter, Fuel Filter, Pollen Filter, Spark Plug etc.
» Wear and Tear Items - Bulb, Belts, Hoses, Bushes, Seals, Gasket, Consumable Items, Clutch Plate Assembly, Brake Pads etc.
» Repairs like - AC Gas Leakage, Fuse Change, Relay, Wiper Blade, Rubber Components, Windshield Glass Crack etc unless found a manufacturing defect due to which same happen
» Rusting, Corrosion and Paint Defect are not part of Warranty (unless specifically mentioned - like VW Group offers in 6 Year Warranty)
» All Types of Bearing related to AC, Hub Bearing, Clutch Release Bearing etc
» Battery, Music System, Parking Sensor, Speakers and Tyre not covered under Manufacturer Warranty - but has separate warranty from there OEM for 1 year or 2 year at best
» Any Accidental Repair / Dent / Scratches or Part Replacement due to Accident
» Any repair arising due to Consequential damage . Some examples are:-
- Driving Car with Engine Oil leakage which can seize the Engine or
- Radiator Damage due to Coolant Leakage or
- Trying to Jump Start Car with Drained Out Battery which can Cause Catalytic Converter to Fail or even
- Running Car in Deep water which can cause engine seize
Know More: Pricing of Car Warranty
Disclaimer - List may not be comprehensive in nature - Above list is shared for Indicative Terms and Conditions as common among Car Manufacturers - Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai India, Honda Siel Cars, Ford India, Volkswagen India, SKoda, Nissan, Renault, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Toyota Kirloskar, Chevrolet (General Motors), Fiat, Mitsubishi Motors.
» When Scheduled Servicing of Car is not done as per recommended Service Schedule specified
» Any Damage to ECU due to fitment of non genuine accessories or incorrect fitment from unauthorized center can damage ECU
» When Repairs done from an Unauthorized Center or Counterfeit Spare Part Used or Non Genuine Accessories used in Car which can impact Car Wiring
» Attempting to Install any Accessory by Slicing / Modification in Car Electrical Wiring System
» Fitting LPG / CNG even from Manufacturer Authorized Dealer or CNG Authorized Center Place - unless specifically and cross checked mentioned by Manufacturer that installing CNG from Authorized Dealer will not void warranty and same obtained in written.
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