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      10-04-2011, 08:44 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by geneatals View Post
perhaps a better q is what's the average cost for common repairs past the warranty period...say <100K miles

software updates
cooling system repairs
electrical components

figure/estimate that versus the cost of a warranty to cover said repairs might help sway one person to or away from purchasing an extended's all a crap shoot...those that have had warranty work needed past the standard time frame and had the extended warranty would say it's worth it perhaps...those that don't have an extended warranty and haven't needed one will say it's a unnecessary expense...
Yes, that data would be truly helpful in making a decision. Don't think that's too readily available to consumers..I think it's a question that should be posed to the dealers by all of us when talking costs and coverage.
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