Purchasing a new or pre-owned vehicle for your everyday life can be a stressful process. While many new vehicles come with a factory warranty, what happens when issues arise, and that warranty has expired? Or what about a pre-owned vehicles that might have no warranty at all? Alleviate those worries when you purchase a vehicle from us with our lifetime warranty.
If you have any further questions, take a look at our list of FAQs below about our lifetime warranty!
Q: What does the Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty cover?
A: The Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty covers parts and labor on all approved engine, transmission, and driveline failures including applicable seals and gaskets.
Q: What do I have to do to keep the Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty in effect?
A: Simply maintain the vehicle at any ASE certified service repair shop, in accordance with the Manufacturer’s Recommended Maintenance Schedule. Change the engine oil every six months or 6,000 miles, whichever comes first. Note that the recommended maintenance must be performed according to the maintenance schedule booklet. If not serviced at Smith Chevrolet Cadillac dealership, records of service repair will be required.
Q: Where can I find the Manufacturer’s Recommended Maintenance Schedule for my vehicle?
A: See your Maintenance Guide given at the time of delivery or call and speak to a Smith Chevrolet Cadillac Service Advisor.
Q: Do I have to have my maintenance work done at Smith Chevrolet Cadillac?
A: It is not necessary to have your maintenance work performed at the Smith Chevrolet Cadillac dealership, but the maintenance must be documented.
Q: Do I have to have my warranty work done at Smith Chevrolet Cadillac?
A: Any warranty work completed once the Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty goes into effect (i.e. after the manufacturer’s warranty is expired), will not be required to be completed at Smith Chevrolet Cadillac.
Q: What does this warranty cost me?
A: Nothing. The Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty is included with the purchase of qualifying new or used vehicles sold at Smith Chevrolet Cadillac and carries a zero deductible to you.
Q: Can I change my own oil?
A: Yes. You may change your own oil, but you must keep date stamped supporting documentation, i.e.: receipts for oil, filters, etc. and will have to keep an oil change log each time an oil change is completed showing that it has been done within the recommended mileage intervals (6 months or 6000 miles.) The date of receipts must be in line with the recommended mileage intervals of your vehicle.
Q: Am I responsible for paying a deductible when making a claim?
A: There is no deductible to you when you use the Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty.
Q: Does my Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty contract provide towing?
A: When towing is necessary, your vehicle will be towed to any ASE-certified shop. Towing assistance will be covered up to $100 per occurrence when your vehicle is towed to the issuing servicing shop.
Q: Is the Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty transferrable?
A: No. The Lifetime Powertrain Limited Warranty expires upon transfer to any subsequent owners. It is only good for “Original Owners” (as defined below).
Q: Which brands are included with this warranty?
A: All brands are covered under this warranty except for European cars and Supercharged vehicles.
*Vehicles must be 5 years old or newer and must have less than 60k on the odometer if preowned to qualify.
When you choose us, you’re guaranteed many benefits. One of the most important ones is our lifetime Cadillac and Chevy warranties on new vehicles from our family of dealerships and our lifetime car warranty on our pre-owned vehicles. It doesn’t matter if a new or pre-owned vehicle best suits your Ceres lifestyle, you can benefit from both at Smith Chevrolet Of Turlock today.
Have any further questions about our lifetime Cadillac and Chevy warranty on our new vehicles? Or maybe you want to learn more about our lifetime warranty on our pre-owned vehicles? Contact us online today or visit us in Turlock and we’ll assist you!