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Have you considered an auto service contract?

Have you ever considered buying an auto service contract? This can be acquired regardless if you still have a valid used car warranty or not, and it will cover the costs that are associated with repairing the car, including here not only the parts, but also the labor and/or sales tax. There are a lot of contracts available which offer various levels of coverage, depending on what you need and how much money you are willing to spend to get the necessary protection.

The repairs covered by your car warranty are valid up to a certain point, based usually on the age and mileage of the car. You would be surprised to find out how many things could go wrong with your car after this warranty expires and you can image how much money this will cost you. For this reason, many mechanics recommend buying an auto service contract so that you’ll be covered in the event that something will malfunction.

To point out the difference between a vehicle service contract and the warranty offered by the manufacturer of the car, you have to understand that the latter come with the product and is included in the price that you pay for the vehicle, whereas service contracts are agreements which are entirely separate from the contract or sale of the car. Such a contract is separate because it costs the customer a fee beyond the car’s purchase price or simply because the contract was signed at a later date after the car has been purchased.

You have to know that most of the used car warranties come with a lot of restrictions and are offered for a limited period of time. For these reasons, you will probably save more money during the period while you own the car, especially if we’re talking about an older model. You don’t have to worry about paying for the vehicle service contract upfront because most of the companies that offer such services will allow for a payment period of 12-18 months without any extra fees involved.

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