aftermarket warranty - anybody have one? >> - Page 2 - Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums

Notices
997 GT2/GT3 Forum
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by: Porsche North Houston

aftermarket warranty - anybody have one? >>

Old 02-29-2012, 02:05 AM
  #16  
4porsh
User
 
4porsh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Santa Monica
Posts: 1,248
Default

I could get this from my credit union for a 996 GT3.
Just wondering if anyone has had experience with any Mechanical breakdown protection Ins.

The "standard" coverage covers Engine,Transmission,transfer case, and Drive axles.

Car must be less than 10 years old.
Car must have less than 90k miles on it.

Coverage for next 4 years with 40k mile allowed and the highest deductible offered of $200 per for a total of $5,000.

General Fidelity Ins. Co.
4porsh is offline  
Old 02-29-2012, 02:07 AM
  #17  
NJ-GT
Addict
Rennlist Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Los Everglades
Posts: 6,583
Default

Originally Posted by mobonic View Post
I just tried to get a fidelity warranty through my dealer for my RS and they said that fidelity does not cover Gt3's and RS's....and they could not get me a warranty.

WTF?
Dude, Fidelity only covers Boxster/Cayenne/Cayman/Carrera/Panamera. I just spoke to them last week, because my CTT is about to leave factory warranty.

GT3 and GT3 RS are sooooo unreliable, leaking seals, broken clutches, leaking coolant, crankcases with porosity, differentials, etc. The first repair bill for a $3000 extended warranty policy will make them lose money.

Heck, what do I know? the GT3 is the most reliable car ever made, and Fidelity is full of **** for not giving you an extended warranty for your RS.

By the way, they do cover my unreliable Fiat for extended warranty, working on sealing the deal quite soon.
NJ-GT is offline  
Old 02-29-2012, 02:08 AM
  #18  
AGO
Addict
Rennlist Member
 
AGO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 367
Default

I got EasyCare for my previous car (M6), worked very well (2.4 k on claims, no worries) as they have some sort of agreement with my BMW/Audi/Porsche dealer (Sonic).
AGO is offline  
Old 02-29-2012, 03:08 AM
  #19  
Aerokitted
User
 
Aerokitted's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 703
Default

Originally Posted by PJS996GT3 View Post
Call Megan Kilcup at barrier Porsche in Bellevue, WA

I bought mine from her

Unless they stopped covering them after I bought mine
At ease, NJ, you are one fiery dude just like the color of your Scud!

I feel I owe you guys an update here since I missed reporting back to this thread as my little contribution to the community. Fidelity stopped covering GT3s as far back as when I last posted in late December 2011. My p-car dealership (Barrier above) discovered this when they attempted to put in my order actually. Another warranty firm they recommended is National Warranty or http://www.nwc.biz/defaultnew.aspx (they only contract with two total). I've used Fidelity before (worked well) and they said this company offers the same level of service/quality from their experience. It costs a little more than Fidelity and I did get a $0 deductible coverage that runs 6 yrs, 100K miles (all-inclusive). Fidelity's original plan for me was same yrs, 75K miles with a $100 deduct.

Barrier did a great job of making the experience a positive one by rectifying the situation. If a warranty gives you peace of mind, I wholeheartedly recommend picking one up from a reputable Porsche dealer near you. I racked up a little more in repair bills than the purchase price of my aftermarket warranty in the past so it ended up being worthwhile for me.

You can always "sell" back the remainder if you ever part with the car under coverage.

The value prop drops quickly the older your car gets since they start jacking up the prices markedly. I only did it since my GT3 is still under 10K and less than 4 years old. Based on my negotiation terms, it went up by quite a bit over 10K miles. I have no idea if this is applied systemically or if it's that typical car dealership black backroom magic. ymmv
Aerokitted is offline  
Old 11-26-2018, 12:30 AM
  #20  
Rmag911
User
 
Rmag911's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Posts: 18
Default

Anyone know if these plans are voided if the car is taken on a track?
Rmag911 is offline  


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: aftermarket warranty - anybody have one? >>


Contact Us About Us Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: