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Extended Warranty worldwide?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by aces2, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. Dec 13, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    aces2

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    Gonna have the truck in the U.K. in about 6 months. Also, have about 5 months left to purchase the extended warranty (which I would no question do if I was going to be in the states). I know they have Toyota dealers in the U.K., but I don't know if they'll work on U.S. models there. I'm mainly concerned about my throw-out bearing having to be replaced, and since I only have 14k on the odometer, I think it'd be a wise investment for the extended warranty. But it'd be a waste of a thousand bucks if I get over there and they won't touch it.

    Anyone have any experience or insight they'd like to share? Thanks.
     
  2. Dec 22, 2010 at 2:58 AM
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  3. Dec 22, 2010 at 4:49 AM
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    I have the Toyota extended warranty. We travel to Baja a bit and I was told from the start that the extended warranty does NOT cross the border. Fortunately I have not had to find out for myself.

    Europe? May be different.

    John
     
  4. Dec 22, 2010 at 4:57 AM
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    Thanks man, good info. Maybe I'll just call corporate. I don't want to but I think they'd be the only one with a for sure answer.
     
  5. Dec 22, 2010 at 5:47 AM
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    Any new car warranty is void when the vehicle crosses any kind of border. An aftermarket warranty could be very expensive overseas. Use your computer and maybe make some calls. :pccoffee:
     
  6. Dec 22, 2010 at 5:55 AM
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    Yeah I was afraid if all of this... I just sent Troy Dietrich an email asking what's up...
     
  7. Dec 22, 2010 at 6:00 AM
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    Where in the UK are you going. Toyota's in England are vastly different than the one's here. They also don't honor US warranties. I was stationed at UK Mildenhall from 2000-2005 and there were only 3 garages' that would work with American warranties; unfortunately that was only on GM, Ford and Chrysler products.
     
  8. Dec 22, 2010 at 6:28 AM
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    Yeah that's where I am going... Well Lakenheath. That's what I was expecting to hear but it's good to hear some first hand experience. Hopefully things have changed but I doubt it. Will the Toyota dealership even work on an American Tacoma? Like if I am having throwing bearing problems and had to buy a new tranny, do you think they'd install it?
     
  9. Dec 22, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    They will, but it'll cost you twice the price. My recommendation to you is to learn to work on your own car; use the Auto Hobby shop if you can; they even have mechanics there. Keep in mind the Pound to Dollar rate is like 1.7 to 1; you'll pay out your ass to have a mechanic work on your car.
     
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