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The original 4/50 on my 06 supercharged is up in a month.

Anything you guys can think of that I should get looked at or replaced?
 

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I would look at the EAS system, the PCV system (especially the return hose from the separator, and the cooling system (including the transmission cooler). It seems like these systems, although relatively simple to maintain if you know what you are doing, are the genesis of some epic horror stories. Unfortunately, unless something is actually failed you may have a hard time getting them to do anything on their dime. But if they find anything at all, I would pay to have it serviced regardless because you can may avoid the aforementioned horror stories.
 

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Actually, if you have an '06 then you may not have the same PCV/cooling issues. I am not sure about the Jag engine. I have the BMW which is a fine engine, but you must take care of it.
 

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shut the hell up and buy a warrantee so the guys that actually spent the money for a warrantee won't have to hear you bitch about the cost of the dealer and parts when things go wrong after the warrantee is up. its amazing how well a car looks when cared for by a person who buys a warrantee then the cheap ******* that insisted on not doing it and not paying for any service.
These are same people that want the RR lifestyle but can't or won't pay for it.
 

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Buying a warranty isn't necessarily cost effective. In fact, these companies make a profit... I wouldn't be so quick to judge a guy just because he doesn't want an extended warranty. Besides, I sometimes wonder if people actually would be more likely to neglect the vehicle if they HAVE a warranty, knowing that it doesn't matter if they inspect for problems or diagnose strange issues because whenever it blows up it will be covered anyway (as long as they do the bare minimum required maintenance to keep the warranty valid).
 

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Not to mention, I talked with "Auto Advantage" and "Warranties 4 Wheels" (mentioned on the main rangerovers.net website) and I got a bad vibe from both. I don't trust them at all. Rude, unhelpful, and spammed me for weeks with emails/phone calls. If that is how they treat prospective customers, I cant imagine what it would be like to get repairs covered.
 

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Warranty through the dealer is probably fine, but I still don't see any clear evidence that it will save you money if you keep on top of the maintenance and inspections, and do all your research.
 

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The warranty is great to have.... but if you buy it you will not need it and if you dont buy it you will need it for sure.
 

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i bought extended warranty, warranty company were hellish to deal with. Took days to agree replacement of parts and after a year told me that as I had serviced my car at a non approved repair centre my warranty was now invalid. Problem was I have only ever had in serviced at the rr main dealer I bought it from brand new. They have the right apparently to decide without telling me who constitutes an "approved repairer". Apparently the largest main dealer in my state is not approved to them and only them but the dealer has never been told and is still selling their policies.... Never again.........b/s con men...
 

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Would you mind telling us what company you bought the warranty from and who the warranty provider is? This way the rest of us can avoid them!
 

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The boss said:
shut the hell up and buy a warrantee so the guys that actually spent the money for a warrantee won't have to hear you bitch about the cost of the dealer and parts when things go wrong after the warrantee is up. its amazing how well a car looks when cared for by a person who buys a warrantee then the cheap ******* that insisted on not doing it and not paying for any service.
These are same people that want the RR lifestyle but can't or won't pay for it.

WHOA!!

What the hell was that response for?

I'm not sure why you are assuming I don't have the money to afford repairs on my car, but it's not an issue at the moment, thanks for your concern.


I DID purchase an additional 2 year warranty from Land Rover to cover me up to 75K when I bought the car. That warranty however has a deductible and is not the same bumper to bumper that the original one comes with. That warranty kicks in when this one expires in a few weeks, so it's not like I'm out on the streets with zero coverage. My question was that if there is a known defect out there that could be covered for free, I would rather go that route. For your information, that doesn't immediately make me a peasant.
 

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The boss said:
shut the hell up and buy a warrantee so the guys that actually spent the money for a warrantee won't have to hear you bitch about the cost of the dealer and parts when things go wrong after the warrantee is up. its amazing how well a car looks when cared for by a person who buys a warrantee then the cheap ******* that insisted on not doing it and not paying for any service.
These are same people that want the RR lifestyle but can't or won't pay for it.
Part of the RR lifestyle is acting like a gentleman. Any continued outbursts like this and I will lock down this thread.

If you have questions about forum etiquette or terms of service click here: http://rangerovers.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=23060
 
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Warranty through the dealer is probably fine, but I still don't see any clear evidence that it will save you money if you keep on top of the maintenance and inspections, and do all your research.
+1

this guy has hit the nail dead on!

Warranty won't cover the most of the items that will need to be replaced. Unless you plan on having your transmission or engine fail, I would slap the $4K into so GE stock and earn some money.
 

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It depends on your situation I s'pose.

Personally I like the feeling when I do a job myself, not only to know that it's done right, but also to know that I've saved a load of money. If your time is very valuable then this may not be a cost effective option for you.

I still do not believe that Insurance backed warranties are worth the paper they are written on. When I bought my Vogue I had the remainder of an instance backed warranty from "Warranty Wise" advertised on the TV by Quentin Wilson. From their website: "Cover is for ‘all mechanical’, ‘all electrical’ and ‘all electronic’ Parts of Your Vehicle, there is no limited list of Parts."

I tried to claim for:

Coolant Level Sensor - This part was not covered.
Handbrake warning light switch - This part was not covered.
Steering wheel pointing to the floor - This part was not covered.
Heated screen missing segments - This part was not covered.
Rear Washer not working - This part was not covered.
Suspension Ball joints - These parts not covered.
and finally Water Pump - Not Covered!

So all in all, I am not a fan of aftermarket warranties!

Dan


"These are same people that want the RR lifestyle but can't or won't pay for it."
- And there are some people who just shouldnt be allowed to buy one.
 

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I recently acquired a 97 P38 with 81K and looked into AutoAdvantage and there warranty covers the major things IMO..

“WHAT IS COVERED"
***Primary Care Elite Coverage***
Engine and Water Pump: The following parts are covered: pistons, piston rings, piston pins, crankshaft and main bearings, connecting rods and rod bearings, camshaft and camshaft bearings, timing chain and timing gears, intake and exhaust valves, valve springs, oil pump, push rods, rocker arms, hydraulic lifters, rocker arm shafts and water pump, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Turbocharger/Supercharger (factory installed only): housing and all internal parts, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Transmission/Transaxle: all internally lubricated parts of manual or automatic transmissions, including oil pump, drums, planetary, sun gear and shell, shafts, bearings, side gears, carrier, pinion gear, ring gear, shift rails, forks, and synchronizers, and torque converter. Transmission/transaxle case if damaged by internally lubricated covered part, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Transfer Case: all internally lubricated parts of the 4x4 transfer case. Transfer case if damaged by internally lubricated part, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Differential: all internally lubricated parts, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Air Conditioning Coverage: all internally lubricated parts contained within the compressor, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Electrical: alternator, voltage regulator, power window motor(s), heater fan/motor, starter motor.

Fuel System: fuel delivery (mechanical) pump, fuel (gas & diesel) injection pump, metal fuel delivery lines, fuel tank. **********

and the cost breakdown is as follows:

Claims limitations of this policy are a maximum of $4,000.00 for engine claims, $2,500.00 for transmission or transaxle claims, $1,000.00 for differential claims, $800.00 for heating or air conditioning claims, $500.00 for electrical claims, and $300.00 for fuel system claims.

All this covered for 5yrs/100K miles.. I think it is pretty decent..
 

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JaeR78 said:
I recently acquired a 97 P38 with 81K and looked into AutoAdvantage and there warranty covers the major things IMO..

“WHAT IS COVERED"
***Primary Care Elite Coverage***
Engine and Water Pump: The following parts are covered: pistons, piston rings, piston pins, crankshaft and main bearings, connecting rods and rod bearings, camshaft and camshaft bearings, timing chain and timing gears, intake and exhaust valves, valve springs, oil pump, push rods, rocker arms, hydraulic lifters, rocker arm shafts and water pump, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Turbocharger/Supercharger (factory installed only): housing and all internal parts, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Transmission/Transaxle: all internally lubricated parts of manual or automatic transmissions, including oil pump, drums, planetary, sun gear and shell, shafts, bearings, side gears, carrier, pinion gear, ring gear, shift rails, forks, and synchronizers, and torque converter. Transmission/transaxle case if damaged by internally lubricated covered part, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Transfer Case: all internally lubricated parts of the 4x4 transfer case. Transfer case if damaged by internally lubricated part, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Differential: all internally lubricated parts, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Air Conditioning Coverage: all internally lubricated parts contained within the compressor, seals & gaskets only when required in connection with the replacement of a covered part.

Electrical: alternator, voltage regulator, power window motor(s), heater fan/motor, starter motor.

Fuel System: fuel delivery (mechanical) pump, fuel (gas & diesel) injection pump, metal fuel delivery lines, fuel tank. **********

and the cost breakdown is as follows:

Claims limitations of this policy are a maximum of $4,000.00 for engine claims, $2,500.00 for transmission or transaxle claims, $1,000.00 for differential claims, $800.00 for heating or air conditioning claims, $500.00 for electrical claims, and $300.00 for fuel system claims.

All this covered for 5yrs/100K miles.. I think it is pretty decent..
If they pay out. Easy to print what your not going to honour....
 

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Hi Blake - I read through the post and see that you have the LR extended warranty (which I have and is in my opinion pretty comprehensive). I wouldn't expect a warranty to cover any "wear items" beyond a reasonable life expectancy e.g. water pump beyond original warranty period etc.

If I were you I'd start with the interior and look for peeling on the interior plastic painted parts thats very common (not covered by an extended warranty) and not cheap to replace!

I'd also make sure that things like the seatbelts etc work to spec and similar parts that are not part of the drivetrain but subject to some wear and tear are still in good condition.
 
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