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Suspension/warranty

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dunkhi, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. Jan 10, 2009 at 2:49 PM
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    dunkhi

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    does anyone know if a suspension lift effects warranty?
     
  2. Jan 10, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    search, the answer is out there, I promise...
     
  3. Jan 10, 2009 at 3:00 PM
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    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    definitely



    i believe it only voids warranty if you bring the truck in for a certain problem and they pin point it to the suspension.
     
  4. Jan 10, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    It doesn't void the warranty. However, the warranty won't cover aftermarket parts that you put in, and it won't cover damage caused by the aftermarket parts (e.g. worn cv boots). The burden of proof would be on the dealer to show that the part installed caused the problem. It's not enough for them to just say "he installed a lift, so we don't have to honor the warranty."
     
  5. Mar 22, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    can anyone furth explain the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act

    in lamens terms.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    If the mod you do doesn't CAUSE the failure you want covered under warranty then your warranty should be honored.
    If the dealership can prove that the mod caused the failure, they do not need to make the repair under warranty.
     
  7. Mar 22, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    if i added the lift can they cancel the whole warranty there fore wasting all the money
     
  8. Mar 22, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    NO I don't know how to explain it any better man without going thru the truck part by part.

    If something in the suspension breaks- Then it might not be covered by the warranty. If the motor breaks- it'll still be covered. If they tell you it's not covered- That's when you start talking about Moss-Mag etc etc etc.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    this is from toytec

    unless the warranty clearly and conspicuously states that aftermarket equipment voids the warranty. Most states have warranty statutes, as well. Which provide further protections for vehicle owners.

    does our warranty state that any after market equipment voids the warranty?
     
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