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      05-13-2019, 03:40 PM   #1
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Best aftermarket extended warranty?

Anyone have experience with aftermarket warranties for M6 GC's?

Looking at a few rides that are about to go out of warranty. One even has Dinan, which I know BMW wont warranty out of factory.

Had good luck with Fidelity on my 911 but curious to hear thoughts.
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I'm looking for one as well.
Route 66 is what my bank offers. They quoted First street basic warranty for about $1300.
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      05-14-2019, 12:56 AM   #3
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I'm looking for one as well.
Route 66 is what my bank offers. They quoted First street basic warranty for about $1300.
I would stay away from Route 66, because they do not cover many of the parts for high performance vehicles with turbos. Thatís why their prices are so cheap. A few years ago I purchased a new Nissan GTR, using my credit union. I got the loan from my credit union and went with the check to the dealership and purchased the GTR. I passed up on the extended warranty that the dealership offered because my credit union quoted me a super discounted warranty that was too good to be true. The dealershipís warranty was $5800 and the Route 66 warranty from my credit union was $1800. Iím sure you all can do the math for that with the lowest cost. So, I jumped on it. After a year and a half of running to car in stock condition, I added several mods to my GTR and took it to the track multiple times in the months to follow. Anyway, one of my turbo went bad as a result of the mods and track running.

So, I removed the mods and restored the GTR to its stock condition and took it to the dealership for warranty service. I had put more than 30k miles on the car by then. So, the manufacturerís warranty had ended. Therefore, I had to go for the extended warranty with Route 66. They immediately denied my claim. Referring to their disclaimers that certain turbocharged and supercharged vehicle parts werenít covered and blah blah blah!! To my surprise, my GTRís turbo wasnít covered. So, I immediately canceled the warranty with Route 66. The Nissan dealership worked with me to get the turbo replaced due to the fact that the car was 2 years old. The had a specialist from Nissan fly in to examine the car and he decided to replace the turbo as a courtesy to me for buying a $120k car brand new and all.

I spoke to the Nissan specialist myself and he informed me that itís always better to get the dealershipís warranty service because they are completely honored by the vehicleís manufacturer. And they are more familiar with the mechanics of these high performance vehicles to know how much it costs to replace their parts. Long story short, I donít always get extended warranties because they are usually a waste of money. However, for BMWs, GTRs, and any other high performance vehicle sometimes n extended warranty may come in handy. So, Iíll buy the extended warranty separately from the dealership. Most dealerships offer ď0Ē percent financing for their extended warranties and you can negotiate a discount with the finance person.
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I'm looking for one as well.
Route 66 is what my bank offers. They quoted First street basic warranty for about $1300.
I would stay away from Route 66, because they do not cover many of the parts for high performance vehicles with turbos. That’s why their prices are so cheap. A few years ago I purchased a new Nissan GTR, using my credit union. I got the loan from my credit union and went with the check to the dealership and purchased the GTR. I passed up on the extended warranty that the dealership offered because my credit union quoted me a super discounted warranty that was too good to be true. The dealership’s warranty was $5800 and the Route 66 warranty from my credit union was $1800. I’m sure you all can do the math for that with the lowest cost. So, I jumped on it. After a year and a half of running to car in stock condition, I added several mods to my GTR and took it to the track multiple times in the months to follow. Anyway, one of my turbo went bad as a result of the mods and track running.

So, I removed the mods and restored the GTR to its stock condition and took it to the dealership for warranty service. I had put more than 30k miles on the car by then. So, the manufacturer’s warranty had ended. Therefore, I had to go for the extended warranty with Route 66. They immediately denied my claim. Referring to their disclaimers that certain turbocharged and supercharged vehicle parts weren’t covered and blah blah blah!! To my surprise, my GTR’s turbo wasn’t covered. So, I immediately canceled the warranty with Route 66. The Nissan dealership worked with me to get the turbo replaced due to the fact that the car was 2 years old. The had a specialist from Nissan fly in to examine the car and he decided to replace the turbo as a courtesy to me for buying a $120k car brand new and all.

I spoke to the Nissan specialist myself and he informed me that it’s always better to get the dealership’s warranty service because they are completely honored by the vehicle’s manufacturer. And they are more familiar with the mechanics of these high performance vehicles to know how much it costs to replace their parts. Long story short, I don’t always get extended warranties because they are usually a waste of money. However, for BMWs, GTRs, and any other high performance vehicle sometimes n extended warranty may come in handy. So, I’ll buy the extended warranty separately from the dealership. Most dealerships offer “0” percent financing for their extended warranties and you can negotiate a discount with the finance person.
Thanks a bunch!
I called BMW dealership in NWA and they said they don't have any extended warranty available for a 2104 with 35k miles. Bummer.
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      05-14-2019, 09:55 AM   #5
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You may try Fidelity Warranty as an option for out of warranty high line cars. Had good luck with them on my '07 911 Turbo...paid about $4K for a 3yr/30K extension.

http://www.fidelitywarrantyservices.com/
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I called BMW dealership in NWA and they said they don't have any extended warranty available for a 2104 with 35k miles. Bummer.
Youíre correct. BMW isnít good at taking care of their vehicles after the manufacturerís warranty ends. Thatís primarily due to the exorbitant cost associated with the repairs. So, they will either offer you their Certified Pre-Owned warranty (CPO). Which is very expensive, or theyíll have their individual dealerships offer whatever aftermarket warranties they do choose. The CPO is the best way to go, but itís at BMWís own discretion.

I donít know if what youíre trying to accomplish by getting an extended warranty will suffice. However, here is the number for BMW warranty service administers (Endurance), 800-831-7771. Maybe they will be able to help you out in some way. Good luck.
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Obviously things are a bit different here in the UK. I had taken the BMW Extended Warranty on my previous car, a 645Ci, and I also now have it on my 2014 M6 vert. Whilst fairly expensive compared to other independent warranties offered here in the UK, it covers most things, and gives me piece of mind !!
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So I've been thinking about this a lot. I may live to regret this, but I think longterm you would save money by never buying extending warranties and playing the odds. After all, the extended warranties are meant to make money...
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So I've been thinking about this a lot. I may live to regret this, but I think longterm you would save money by never buying extending warranties and playing the odds. After all, the extended warranties are meant to make money...
I agree with you for the most part. Sometimes it is necessary to get a warranty. For example, If you buy a Mercedes, Audi, Acura, Infinity, etc. :-) But seriously, if youíre buying a used vehicle for a whole lot of money. And you believe that it may have some mechanical issues in the near future, then it is good to get the extended warranty. If youíre planning on keeping your vehicle for a long time and you arenít planning on adding more than 15k-20k miles a year, it may be worth the additional warranty.

I have owned many brand new vehicles over the years and have never once needed the warranty services while it existed. But, once the warranty expired BANG!!! I needed it. Go figure. :-)
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Any idea if Dinan mods are covered?
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Any idea if Dinan mods are covered?
good question, i would like to know this too
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      08-15-2019, 06:26 PM   #12
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a friend of mine has an m3 and referred me to JR auto team and they have pretty good coverage bumper to bumper and the price is not to bad..
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Does anyone have a reco for aftermarket companies to look at for an out of warranty 14? Miles are still low at 27k and it seems fidelity is a good option? Any others?

My main concern of course if the engine horror stories im reading about.

Thx!
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