Dumb question about truck warranty

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  1. TruckRunner

    TruckRunner Heavy Load Member

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    So if I buy a truck they still has a factory warranty, let's say I break down many states away from the state I bought the truck. I get it repaired, do I pay cash and the warranty reimburses me with a check in the mail or do they confirm they warranty covers the cost upfront before the repair and there is no charge?
     
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  3. TankerYankr

    TankerYankr Medium Load Member

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    You have to take it to a authorized warranty service center (read dealer), and they will confirm via computer the warranty status and make the repair.
     
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  4. daf105paccar

    daf105paccar Road Train Member

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    ask @Belials
    He is a warranty specialist.
     
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  5. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    Anything under warranty is billed to warranty. The rest is billed to owner.
     
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  6. Justrucking2

    Justrucking2 Road Train Member

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    And in three weeks they may get to you... Warranties in most cases aren't worth spit, but you will learn. ;-)
     
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  7. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    Plus, depending on where you breakdown, the tow fees will outweigh the cost of someone close doing the work.
     
  8. PermanentTourist

    PermanentTourist Medium Load Member

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    There are some used trucks that have towing included in the factory warranty (the original purchaser went all out). I almost bought one today. But they are rare.
     
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  9. Belials

    Belials Light Load Member

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    If it's the OEM warranty and you break down and the failure is warrantable you won't pay anything at all.
     
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  10. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    The aftermarket warranties have towing in them too.

    It's part of the basic coverage. Because some items require IMMEDIATE shut down, or you'll lose the engine.

    Think mine pays $1,000 in towing.

    Your question has a HUGE range.
     
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  11. 77fib77

    77fib77 Road Train Member

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    Yes very Yuge range. Many people say the aftermarket warranties are ####.
     
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