Expert Advice for Car Warranties

All Articles on Car Warranties

Used Car Warranties, Explained
If you buy a used car, ask about a used car warranty and find out what it covers, how much it costs, and whether the manufacturer or the dealer will honor it.
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Jason Tushinski
Jun 18, 2021
What Is a Vehicle Service Contract and When Would I Need One?
Getting a vehicle service contract ensures your car is covered for repairs even after the initial warranty ends.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 03, 2020
How to Buy an Extended Car Warranty
An extended car warranty can be a blessing or a rip-off. Make sure you know what to look for and what to avoid.
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Mary Kurz
Oct 07, 2020
Does My Car Insurance Cover Wear and Tear?
Only some insurance companies help cover wear and tear maintenance.
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Jacquelyn Childs
Oct 13, 2020
How to Get a Car Warranty Honored
Car warranties can more than pay for themselves, but only if you keep up your end of the agreement.
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Mary Kurz
Jan 07, 2021
How to Choose an Extended Car Warranty
Extended warranties can help cover car repairs, but they’re not cost-effective for everyone. The longer you use a car, the more valuable the warranty.
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Denise Koenig
Jan 29, 2021
How to Choose Between a Car Warranty and Car Insurance
If you have to choose between a car warranty and car insurance, you need to understand the differences.
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Nicholas Wilson
Feb 19, 2021
How to Decide if You Need a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty
If you want coverage on your new vehicle for anything from one bumper to the other, get a bumper-to-bumper warranty. Keep in mind they don't cover tires and wear and tear.
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Amber Dowler
Sep 08, 2021

All Questions on Car Warranties

Do you need car insurance and a warranty?
If I get a warranty, do I still need insurance? I'm thinking of purchasing a new car.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Do I need to purchase car insurance if I have a warranty?
What happens if I don't purchase car insurance? I have one year left on my warranty.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
What is the difference between a car insurance and car warranty?
Is a warranty the same as having car insurance? I leased a new Honda and got a three-year warranty.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Is there a difference between having car insurance and a warranty?
Do I need to purchase car insurance? When I leased my vehicle, they said I had a two-year warranty.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
How do I check if my car has a warranty?
How do I know if my car is still under warranty? I just bought a car from a private seller. He said the warranty was transferable but I'm not so sure.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How much does it cost to replace a car blower motor?
Is it expensive to fix a blower motor in a car? I live in Alaska and my car's heater is integral to my comfort in the winter. Unfortunately, it stopped blowing air out of nowhere.
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Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
How do you make a car louder?
Can you make a car louder? If so, how? I have a Dodge Challenger and think it would sound cool if it were louder when I accelerate.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do you fix weather stripping on a car window?
What's the best way to fix the weather stripping on my car window? I've noticed that it feels a bit drafty when I'm driving and I think the weather stripping might be responsible.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How do I tighten a car door?
How can I make my car door close tighter? I've noticed recently that it feels a bit loose when it's open and doesn't close tightly.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
What car brands are notorious for needing constant or frequent repairs?
I want to buy a reliable car that won't need many repairs for as long as I own it. But rather than learning the most reliable cars, I just want to cut out the cars that won't last as long. What car brands are notorious for needing frequent repairs?
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How do I remove car air conditioning gas?
How do I drain my car's AC gas (refrigerant)? The air conditioner isn't working right. I have some basic mechanical knowledge, so I want to fix the issue myself.
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Eric Schad
Aug 26, 2021
How do you know if your car needs transmission fluid?
What are the signs of low transmission fluid? I want to maintain my used car to save money. How can I check my transmission fluid level?
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021
If I have proof of ownership, can a locksmith make a new key for my Ford Explorer?
If I don't have a copy of the key, can a locksmith make a new one?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Can a locksmith duplicate my car key if it's bent or damaged?
I wedged my key in the door of my GMC Terrain and now it's broken. Will a locksmith still be able to decode it?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Can you get a car key replaced even if it's not the original key?
I have a 2004 Toyota and I don't have the original key. Will they be able to replace the key even if it's a copy?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Where can I replace the remote part of my key for a Chrysler?
Do I need to replace the key fob if the buttons don't work? The mechanical key part is fine. It's a 2015.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
How do you replace car keys for a Jeep Wrangler?
What is the cheapest way to get a replacement key? I lost mine somewhere in the house. It's a 2013.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Where can you get free roadside assistance?
"Is there a way to get free roadside assistance? I already have car insurance."
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Emily Maracle
Aug 18, 2021

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