Warranty

Our extensive car warranties cover you in all manner of eventualities, so you don’t need to worry about being hit with a large bill should anything go wrong. This ensures you can continue to drive your car safe in the knowledge that any bills will be covered by your Ron Skinner & Sons / RAC warranty.

Our car warranties cover many mechanical and electrical components of the vehicle, provided they are of original manufacturer’s specification. There are a few exceptions listed at the bottom of the page.

Car Repairs

  • Timing Belt
    Provided there is proof that the manufactures replacement recommendations have been complied with and they are free from oil contamination.
  • Casings
    Cylinder block, gearbox, transfer box, differentials and axle if they have been damaged by a failure of one of the included parts. The above parts are included providing the conditions of this Agreement including servicing requirements are complied with.
  • Working Materials
    Where an authorised repair requires the replacement or topping up of oils, antifreeze or other fluids, or replacement of the oil filter.
  • Turbo/Supercharger (Factory fitted)
    All Failures due to carbonisation are not covered including the Variable Nozzle Turbine (VNT) or Wastegate Actuator or any other part of the Turbo. Foreign object damage is not covered on any turbo claim.
  • Air Conditioning / Climate Control
    Factory fitted air conditioning systems are covered (Excluding pipes, unions, wiring, and receiver drier).
  • Catalytic Converter & Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)
    The factory fitted catalytic converter is covered for mechanical Breakdown (excludes damage caused by impact, corrosion or incorrect grade or type of fuel).
  • Key Remote Fobs and Key Cards
    Up to a maximum of £100 (inclusive of VAT) per repair request.

Additional cover provided by our car warranties

  • Vehicle Hire
    We will pay up to £50 per day including VAT for a maximum of 7 days. Vehicle hire is only available when the Autodata recommended repair time exceeds 8 hours. You will be reimbursed on receipt of a bonafide car rental agreement. The period of hire does not include delays while awaiting the start of maintenance or repairs or delivery of parts.
  • Recovery
    If the vehicle is immobilised we will pay for towing charges up to £50 including VAT.

What is excluded

All bodywork, handles and hinges, interior/exterior trim, brightwork, paint, glass (including front & rear heated screens & elements), weatherstrips, rubber seals, sheet metal, sun roof guides, seats (including all internal electrical/mechanical components), carpets, seat belts and pre-tensioners, wiper arms/blades /washer jets, wheels and tyres, wheel alignment/tracking/balancing adjustments.

On convertible vehicles the roof together with pumps, motor mechanisms and any retractable panel/mechanism are not included.

Parts subject to manufactures servicing requirements or periodic repair including but not limited to plugs/glow plugs, Electrical leads and all filters.

Any item or accessory not in the manufactures original specifications.