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Modding Voiding Warranty?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jimmygle, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    jimmygle

    jimmygle [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I bought the extended 10 years/100k warranty when I bought my '11, and I'm wondering if any mods I do will void any warranties? I have been considering a new exhaust and lift... am I going to have an issue?
     
  2. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    Please google Moss-Magnuson Act.
     
  3. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    It only voids the parts that are directly touching that new piece or affected by that piece.
    BTW as the law stands it is up to the automaker to prove that the piece caused the warranty issue.
     
  4. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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    builthatch

    builthatch MiG-21 superfan

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    read the fine print of the warranty.

    more reading: http://www.semasan.com/main/main.aspx?id=60128

    basically, the onus is on them to prove that the part you added caused the issue that you are having.
     
  5. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    USA , no
    Canada , probably
     
  6. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    builthatch

    builthatch MiG-21 superfan

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    Canada...never heard of it.

    can i see that with my telescope? where is it in relation to the moon?
     
  7. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    Oh Canada. IDK how it works there. Need a Canadian to chime in.
     
  8. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Ya , good idea

    One of those guys may show up soon .
     
  9. Jan 24, 2011 at 9:32 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Mange le merde , tabernac :)
     
  10. Jan 24, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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    island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    snarfzactly

    Most warranties go contrary to most federal and local laws.. 's why they say something about unless otherwise dictated by law.

    Most places put the onus of proving the failure on your mods on the dealership.

    But I tell ya. I can make a good argument for just about everything putting stress on just about anything.. It's one big system. Your tires made your air conditioning fail... Its like playing 6 degrees of kevin bacon... then its court.
     
  11. Jan 24, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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    They moved Spokane back to the US, so he should be OK.
     
  12. Jan 24, 2011 at 11:41 PM
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    Lol
     
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