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A warranty can provide important peace of mind for vehicle owners by covering the cost of the maintenance and repairs required to keep the vehicle on the road. At Bassett Autos we provide VGS warranties as standard, which can be extended up to 3 years, giving you total peace of mind.

Our 4 Star Cover is the most popular and comprehensive warranty we provide which cover the following:

Engine – internal components Valve assembly, inlet and exhaust valves, valve guides and springs (excluding burnt valves and decokes), cylinder head (excluding cracks, overheating damage and any machining/skimming), stretched head bolts, push rods, camshaft and cam followers, timing chains and timing chain tensioner, oil pump, pistons and rings, cylinder bores, gudgeon pins, con rods and bearings, crankshaft and bearings, flywheel and ring gear, distributor drive.

Camshaft Timing Belt – Providing there is proof that the manufacturer’s replacement recommendations have been complied with and they are free from oil contamination.

Manual Gearbox & Transfer Box – internal components only Gears, shafts, synchromesh hubs, selectors, bearings, speedometer drive, overdrive units (when fitted), solenoid (excluding gear cables, linkages, electronic actuators).

Automatic Gearbox – internal components only Gears, oil pump, shafts, clutches, brake bands, bearings, governors, servos, torque converter, drive plate, valve block, modulator valve, speedometer drive.

Turbo – The complete unit (including wastegate, if it is an integral part of the turbo unit and cannot be purchased separately). The Agreement applies only: • If the turbo is fitted as part of the manufacturer’s original specifications.

Drive System (front/rear) – Crown wheel and pinion, bearings, planet gears, bevel gears, drive shafts, constant velocity joints, 4 wheel drive units. Excluding: rubber gaiters.

Brakes – Master cylinder, wheel cylinders, brake calipers (excluding seizure and electric motors), servo, brake pumps, brake limiter valve, ABS computer/pumps.

Steering Power – Steering rack, power steering pump, steering box, steering idler, steering column, (excluding leaks, electric locks, E.C.U.). Pressure pipes.

Cooling System – Water pump, head gasket, thermostat, heater matrix, electric fan motor, viscous fan coupling, radiator (excluding electric pump and pulleys).

Air Conditioning – Air conditioning pump (excluding pulleys if available as a separate component). Propshaft Propshaft, universal joints and bearings.

Fuel System – petrol/diesel Mechanical/electrical fuel pump, air mass meter, E.G.R. valve, idle control valve (excluding injectors).

Front/Rear Suspension – Shock absorbers, coil springs, upper and lower wishbones, ball joints, swivel joints, McPherson struts, suspension arms, anti-roll bar, self levelling units and reservoir pump and regulator valves, displacer, hydro-pneumatic system (excluding leaks and bushes).

Wheel Bearings – Front and rear wheel bearings.

Clutch – Centre plate only covered for oil contamination, pressure plate, thrust bearing, clutch fork, master cylinder, slave cylinder.

Electrics – Starter motor, alternator, coil, distributor, E.C.U. (engine only), front and rear windscreen wiper motors, heater fan motor, indicator relay, electric window motor, sun roof motor, centralised locking solenoids, cruise control actuator and control unit only. (Front and rear heated screens and elements are excluded from cover).

Casings – In the event of a covered item causing damage to a casing then the casing will form part of the maximum claim liability.

Car Hire – In the event of an agreed repair and provided that the repair time is in accordance with Autodata schedules is in excess of 8 hours, a maximum of £20 per day inclusive of VAT (excluding petrol and insurance) may be reimbursed for up to a maximum of 5 days, (related to the actual repair times from the time repairs commence) and provided that car hire is authorised by us prior to the start of the hire period. This will form part of the maximum claim liability.

Vehicle Recovery – In the event of an agreed repair, tow-in charges up to £50 including VAT will form part of the maximum repair payout.

 *All warranties are under written by WMS Group and are subject to their T&C