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Old 06-03-2017, 07:42 AM
guyver626 guyver626 is offline
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Is this too good to be true



Please check out this video. And the website
FCP EURO

Has anyone used them before? I don't know the person in the video or ever used the website before but it seems too good to be true.
Seems like Costco return policy where you can pretty much return anything but with Costco you can't return the food you ate lol.

Wiper blades, brake pads, oil changes, ANY consumable product you buy free lifetime replacement? If this is the case then our cars would be pretty cheap maintain.

I would like to hear from anyone who actually used them before.

Thanks!
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Old 06-03-2017, 08:33 AM
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I think the big thing are the following limitations:
as long as YOU own the car. It doesn't transfer to new owner. So for most items, they would be purchased after the original maintenance/warranty period expires. So even if you keep your car for 8 years from new, if you replace the part once after warranty, after 5 years, you wouldn't have the car again when it needs to be replaced. Such as brake pads. So for many items, it is more of a gimmick.

And many people don't know how or would want to replace pads themselves. And though you can probably pay someone to install a part, if something doesn't work, or fails after a short time, you would have to pay them again to pull it out or troubleshoot. Part of going to a service department yourself to get something done is at least a short term warranty. If it has to be replaced, they end up eating the cost of the labor (which can be done using the markup on parts over a large number of repairs).

But if you are a DIY type, there are things like wipers, oil changes, etc that you can do. You just have to decide whether the hassle of shipping it back is worth it vs just disposing of it in a responsible manner.
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