08-31-2011, 01:18 PM
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Location: Upper East Side Manhattan - Lime Rock CT
Join Date: Jul 2007
Mein Auto: M4 Cabrio - Cayenne GTS
That is the way my AAA waranty works. I am covered until the car is 7 years old, not 7 years from the time I purchased the warranty (although in my case that is about the same). The AAA warranty will not cover any item that is covered by the factory warranty so I suppose that now that BMW has extended the HPFP warranty to 10 years AAA Autoguard will not cover it, but at this point since the factory 4 years are expired my warranty coverage will be through AAA.
Originally Posted by BMWfanatic87
From what I have been reading. Some warranties are based on the year the vehicle was originally purchased from day 1 of it being new. So even if I bought a 6 year warranty on an '08. I would be covered until '14, and not '17 of i bought it in '11.
So in a nutshell I would be covered by 7 years from the day I purchased the car by AAA Autoguard regardless of when I purchsased the coverage. The advantage of buying it when the car was new was that it cost less.
I am not sure how much longer I will keep the car but if I do sell it the warranty and the maintenance will tranfer to the new owner.
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Last edited by captainaudio; 08-31-2011 at 01:19 PM.