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02-20-2012, 05:14 AM
anyone know a company that has good rates for an extended warranty on older cars like a 97 540 210km..so far warrantydirect offers coverage for major components and 24h roadside assistance for about $2000 = 5yrs/160000km

this is what it covers

This Contract covers ONLY the components/parts listed below:

ENGINE. (a) The following lubricated internal parts: pistons, pins & rings, connecting rods & bearings; crankshaft & main bearings; camshaft, followers & cam bearings; push rods, valves, springs, replaceable guides, seats & lifters; rocker arms, shafts & bushings; timing gear, chain, tensioners & retainers; eccentric shaft; oil pump. (b) Timing belt; serpentine belt; Water pump: Impeller shaft, bearings, bushings & housing; intake & exhaust manifolds; engine mounts & cushions; engine torque strut; harmonic balancer; flywheel (flexplate) & flywheel ring gear; mechanical fuel pump; dipstick & tube; all pulleys. (c) All lubricated internal parts of the vehicle manufacturer installed turbocharger or supercharger. The housing is covered ONLY if damaged by the Failure of a lubricated internal part. (d) Engine head(s); engine block; cylinder barrels; timing cover; valve cover(s); oil pan; dipstick & tube, ONLY if damaged by the Failure of a lubricated internal part.

TRANSMISSION. (a) All lubricated internal parts contained within the case(s). (b) Computer modules & solenoids; filler tube & dipstick; vacuum modulator; internal linkage. (c) Transmission case, transfer case & torque converter case, ONLY if damaged by the Failure of a lubricated internal part.

DRIVE AXLE. (a) All lubricated internal parts contained within the housing(s). (b) Axle shafts; constant velocity joints (CV); universal joints; drive shafts; locking hubs; locking rings; supports, retainer & bearings. (c) Differential housing, transaxle housing & final drive housing, ONLY if damaged by the Failure of a lubricated internal part.


CAR RENTAL REIMBURSEMENT: Should the Contract Holder's Vehicle become inoperable and have to remain overnight for repair at the Dealership or Authorized Repair Facility, Administrator agrees, in the event of a Failure of a covered component, to reimburse the Contract Holder for rental car transportation (except where prohibited by law). Such expense shall be limited to thirty dollars ($30) per calendar day and not to exceed one hundred and fifty dollars ($150) per occurrence. In computing the amount due under this rental Coverage , only actual factory manual repair time on the Vehicle is covered. Example 1 to 8 hours = 1 day; 8.1 to 16 hours = 2 days; 16.1 to 24 hours = 3 days; 24.1 to 32 hours = 4 days, 32.1 to 40 hours = 5 days. Car rental benefit will not be extended to include downtime waiting for parts or other delays beyond control of Dealer or Authorized Repair Facility.

TRAVEL EXPENSES: We will, in the event a Failure covered by this Contract occurs more than one hundred fifty(150) miles from Your home, reimburse You up to ninety dollars ($90) per day for up to three (3) consecutive days for receipted motel/restaurant expenses (except where prohibited by law). The date of Failure will be considered the first day of the three (3) day maximum period.


For Emergency Roadside Assistance up to
$60 per occurrence, call toll-free 1-877-398-3637
for Interstate Roadside Assistance.

Towing Assistance - When towing is necessary, Vehicle is towed to the nearest authorized service facility.

Battery Boost – If battery Failure occurs, a jump-start will be applied to start the covered Vehicle.

Flat Tire Assistance – Service consists of removal of the flat tire and its replacement with the spare tire. If the disabled Vehicle has no inflated spare or if it has two (2) or more flat tires, it will be towed to the nearest service facility.

Gasoline, Oil, Fluid & Water Delivery Service – An emergency supply of gasoline, oil, fluid and water will be delivered if You are in immediate need. You must pay for the gasoline or other fluid when it is delivered.

Lock-Out Assistance – If Your keys are locked inside of Your Vehicle , We will provide assistance in gaining entry to Your Vehicle.

NON-COVERED ITEMS: (for Roadside Assistance benefit only)

1. Cost of parts, replacement keys, fluids, lubricants or cost of gasoline, cost of installation of products, material, and additional labor relating to towing. Any service covered under valid manufacturer's warranty.

2. Non-emergency mounting or removing of any tires, snow tires, or chains. Tire Repair. Motorcycles, trucks over one-ton capacity, taxicabs or other commercial delivery vehicles. Camping trailers, travel trailers, or any vehicles in tow. Any and all taxes, or fines. Damage or disablement due to collision, fire, or vandalism.

3. Towing from or repair work performed at a service station, garage or repair shop. Service on a Vehicle that is not in a safe condition to be towed. Non-emergency towing or other non-emergency service. Impound towing or towing by other than an authorized service provider, except as noted below; Vehicle storage charges; a second tow. Towing or service on roads not regularly maintained, such as sand beaches, open fields, forests, and areas designated as not passable due to construction, Participant. Towing at the direction of a law enforcement officer relating to traffic obstruction, im poundment, abandonment, illegal parking, or other violations of law.

4. Coverage shall not be provided in the event of emergencies resulting from the use of intoxicants or narcotics, or the use of the Covered Vehicle(s) in the commission of a felony.

5. Repeated service calls for a covered Vehicle in need of routine maintenance or repair. Only one disablement for the same cause during any seven-day period will be accepted. Reimbursement for services secured through any other source.

All Roadside Assistance services are provided by Road America Motor Club, administrative offices located at 7300 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 601 , Miami , FL 33126.