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Mods that Void a Warranty

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TruckinNetworkDoc, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 7, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    TruckinNetworkDoc

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    I looked for a thread about this, but didn't find one in the first hundred hits so I'll make one.

    I'm looking at doing some modifications to my vehicle but after the experience I had with my previous vehicle (used, little Saturn that got abused by the first owner and relatively no warranty to speak of other than on parts I had purchased and replaced through the dealership shop) I am hyper paranoid about doing anything that will void the warranty.

    I imagine doing something like a lift might void it, but I've also got qualms about doing something as simple as plugging in a simple electronic tailgate lock that ties into the power locks I currently have.

    Anyone have ideas or experience with this?
     
  2. Jul 7, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    "Mods that Void a Warranty"

    NONE. Next question...
     
  3. Jul 7, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    jaxchrisfla

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  4. Jul 7, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    Yeah...It hasn't been bumped in a while but there are TONS of threads about this topic. Nothing you can do expressly voids your warranty...The dealer/service writer has to prove your mod cause the failure you want covered.

    Moss-Magnusson Act is good reading.
     
  5. Jul 7, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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  6. Jul 8, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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  7. Jul 8, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    I'm pretty sure my mods voided any and all factory warranties a long time ago. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Jul 8, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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  9. Jul 8, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    You are the exception to the rule. Your Tacoma is now Frankentruck.
     
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