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I have had my Burgman a year now and must descide on purchasing the extended warrenty. Dealer here said 3year plan is $552.00. Anyone else have plan and is this a reasonable charge.
 

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You’re basically going to pay $400 for 3 additional years of warrantee coverage. It's an insurance policy that the dealer is making money on and they still plan to make a profit. Yes, without it you're obligated to cover any repair cost, but you will also bear this cost in year 4 anyway. The question is will it be worthwhile.

I say that unless you plan rather high mileage, probably not. To each his own, but for me, I'll keep the money in the bank.

So, if you have a $1,000 repair sometime within the three year period for which the contract is in effect, the repair wasn’t free, it was $400.

Without the contract, the repair was really only $600 as you saved the $400 for the contract.

But let’s say this same repair happens in year five? My guess is that most issues will happen after the extended warrantee expires. Of course those of you putting on 15,000 miles a year and more, MAY wish to consider.

For me as an occasional rider, I will not.
 

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Ratman;
Do check around, a contract from any Suzuki dealer is good anywhere,
your dealers price sounds to high. Also as pauljo sugests do a search.
As I recall there is some good information available
 

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Why does everyone keep saying 3 years. I have a SEP which cost me just under 400. and it is good for 4 years from After my factory warrant runs out.
So what's the story , did I just happen to get lucky, I don't think so, I just called a dealer in Texas and did it over the phone.
To answer the question I am sure someone is going to ask--Yes I read a contract. :roll:
 

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u may be right, however, I used this link to try to find the language.

What does the language in your contract say that you feel you have a total of 5 years of warrantee coverage? I am just curious.


* All Suzuki extended warranties are managed by GE Capital Corporation. any reference referred to "we" represents GE Capital or Suzuki SEP. This is not a Koup's warranty. Not applicable for commercial use or rental. Total of 48 months including base factory warranty.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... 2485332655
 

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The plan you are showing on Ebay is for 4 years, (over priced) it does not say it starts after your one year is up

csachs1 wrote
What does the language in your contract say that you feel you have a total of 5 years of warrantee coverage? I am just curious.
My Suzuki warranty ended 7/8/04 -my SEP shows an expiration date of 07-08-2008
 

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The SEP can add 1 to 4 years to the 1 year provided with the purchase. You have to watch how they are selling it. I've seen it marketed as a "4 year plan: (1+3) and as an additional 4 years. One of the dealers tried this creative tactic on me. Read the fine print before purchasing any additional warranty.
 

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In order to keep the warranty valid, don't you have to have it serviced by an "authorized" service dept? If you plan on doing the routine maintenance yourself, I don't think it would be wise to have the extended warranty, thus "commiting" to pay for dealer services for 4 yrs....

Thoughts???
 

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cujosca, you can do the service yourself, you just need to records and the receipts to prove it was done. I think there is federal law prohibiting manufacturers from requiring dealer only service.
 

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After being quoted $800 for a 3 year Suzuki contract on my AN400K3, I am not
going to buy one but I may play 3 rounds of roulette at an Indian casino instead.

If I have to find a totalled AN400 to strip parts off of, I will, in order to beat
the ripoff service contract system.
 

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I emailed Oneida, mentioned above, and the cost for a 400 is $333. I may go with that before my first year runs out.
 

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roy_ryall said:
cujosca, you can do the service yourself, you just need to records and the receipts to prove it was done. I think there is federal law prohibiting manufacturers from requiring dealer only service.
Anyone have any further knowledge in this area???
 

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I emailed Oneida, mentioned above, and the cost for a 400 is $333. I may go with that before my first year runs out.
Sounds like a real good price, 3 year or 4 year :?:
Yes the contract does say you can do you own service so long as you keep a record. :)
 

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Randy, they call it "48 months"..... but when I questioned my local dealer (who wanted 440 tax incl) about that, saying to him " in reality its only 3 years becasue the warranty covers the first year"...he acknowledged that was so. I guess since its sponsored by Suzuki, who obviously provides the warranty, they can say its "48 months"...or somesuch. anyway, a bit over $100 per year, no tax, is not bad if one is pretty sure to keep the scoot...although it is transferable one time.
 

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Ted,
I think you are in for a most pleasant surprise, if the contract they are selling says 48 months when you get the contract check the expiration date,
they told me the same thing (1 + 3) but mine turned out to be four years.
I did pay more for mine but I don't thing that has anything to do with it.
Any rate even if it is 3 years that's about 30 cents a day, I call that cheep insurance . :wink:
 

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Randy said:
Any rate even if it is 3 years that's about 30 cents a day, I call that cheep insurance . :wink:

Yes, I'll probably buy the plan prior to my one year date as well, but it always feels odd when I bet that the bike (or mc, or car) will break and the manufacturer is betting that it will not.




Peace.
 

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Not only that, your bet is that the break is unique to your cycle and not a manufacturing defect that my surface as a recalled item.

I would think that if all our transmissions were to break in the 2 - 4 year time period, all with same or similar part(s), that either Suzuki would have this item fixed, preferably BEFORE the failure, OR someone would orchestrate a class action law suit to get this service extended to us.

Sad to say that many of us won't have these creatures 4 years from now for a million different reasons. I WILL have that extra $400 still in the bank though.

Sorry to have bored all of you on this subject. I vow this to be my last extended warrantee post
 

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csachs1 wrote
Sad to say that many of us won't have these creatures 4 years from now for a million different reasons. I WILL have that extra $400 still in the bank though.
The truth is I may not have this scooter in 3 or 4 years, but the extended warranty plan has proved it self to be a very good used bike sales aid.
And I would have spent the 400 on something else anyway :(
 
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