When you buy a vehicle from Best Ride, you’ll be making one of the safest decisions there is when it comes to looking for vehicles in the Used-Car industry! Not only are our financed vehicles well-tested and maintained before they are put on the lot, but we also offer a service contract/warranty that lasts 2 years or 24,000 miles, whichever comes first! Unlike many Buy Here Pay Here lots that are very selective in their coverage options, Best Ride’s contract offers one of the widest ranges of coverage options in the area! This is thanks to our insurance carrier AUL!
What is AUL?
AUL is one of the largest service contract providers in the country with over 2 million service contracts sold to their clients! They have built a reputation for themselves as being a carrier that puts their customers first. Our current warranty through them is the Estate warranty! For more information on AUL, visit their website at www.aulcorp.com.
What is the Estate Warranty?
The Estate warranty under AUL is also packaged with the Vintage, Classic, and Powertrain warranties. Each of these four warranties cover a wide range of vehicle parts and systems that collectively offer one of the most extensive coverage options on the local market! Each individual warranty will be further explained below:
ENGINE GROUP – All internally lubricated parts. Crankshaft and bearings, oil pump, fuel pump, diesel injection pump, internal timing gears or chain/belt, camshaft, camshaft bearings, valve lifters, rocker arm assemblies and push rods, valve guides, pistons and rings, wrist pins, connecting rods, exhaust manifold, motor mounts and distributor drive gear. The engine block and cylinder heads are covered if damage is caused by mechanical failure of an internally lubricated part.
ENGINE (ROTARY) – All of the above parts plus rotors, rotor seals, rotor chamber, eccentric shaft and bearings.
TURBOCHARGER/SUPERCHARGER – Factory installed turbocharger or supercharger, including housing, and all internal parts.
TRANSMISSION, TRANSAXLE, AND TRANSFER CASE (4×4/AWD) – All internally lubricated parts. Drive shaft/ U joint, torque converter, and transmission mounts. Case housings are covered if damaged by the failure of an internally lubricated part.
DRIVE AXLE GROUP (FRONT OR REAR) – Drive axle housing including pinion bearings, side carrier bearings, ring and pinion gears, carrier assembly, thrust washers, axles, axle bearings, constant velocity joints, internal transaxle seal, and drive axle housing, if damaged by the failure of an internally lubricated part.
SEALS AND GASKETS – Seals and gaskets are covered when replaced in conjunction with a covered failure, or if the “Seals and Gaskets Coverage” option has been selected and the covered vehicle has less than 125,000 miles at contract purchase date, failed seals and gaskets for covered components will be replaced. Minor loss of fluid or seepage is considered normal and is not considered a failure.
POWER STEERING GROUP – Steering gear box, pump assembly, rack and pinion, pitman arm, idler arm, tie rod, control valves, bearings and shafts.
BASIC ELECTRICAL GROUP – Alternator/generator, starter motor, front and rear wiper motors.
RENTAL CAR/SUBSTITUTE TRANSPORTATION – We know you need a vehicle. That’s why we’ll reimburse you up to $30 a day ($150 maximum) for a rental car any time your covered vehicle is in a repair facility overnight due to a failure of any covered part. Coverage does not apply to time waiting for parts, services, or other delays beyond our control or that of the repair facility. An additional $90 of rental coverage applies in the event of a parts delay when an internal repair or replacement is performed on a major component (Engine Group, Transmission Group, Drive Axle Group). Compensation ends the day repairs are completed and you are notified that your car, truck, or SUV is ready. Reimbursement is only valid if rental is from a licensed car rental agency.
AIR-CONDITIONING GROUP – Compressor, condensor, evaporator, expansive valve, receiver drier, blower motor, and heater control valve.
ELECTRICAL GROUP – Voltage regulator, distributor, solenoids, manually operated switches, electronic level control compressor including its sensor and limiter valve, electronic fuel injection sensors and injectors, electronic ignition module, ignition coils, power window motors/regulators, rear window heating elements, power mirror motors, power seat motors, and power lock actuators.
BRAKE GROUP – Master cylinder, power brake cylinder, vacuum assist booster, hydro boost, disc brake caliper, wheel cylinders, compensating valve, metal brake hydraulic lines and fittings. The following ABS components are covered: Hydraulic control unit, electronic control processor, wheel speed sensors, hydraulic pump/motor assembly, pressure modulator valve, isolation dump valve, and accumulator.
FRONT/REAR SUSPENSION GROUP – upper and lower control arms, control arm shafts and bearings or bushings, upper and lower ball joints, radius arm and bushings, torsion bars and mounts or bushings, stabilizer bars, links and bushings, struts, strut bearing plates, shock absorbers, spindle and spindle support, wheel bearings, and the following variable dampening suspension parts: compressor, control module, actuator, solenoid, height sensor, and mode selector switch.
COOLING GROUP – Engine cooling fan and motor, fan clutch, serpentine belt tensioner, radiator, heater core, water pump, and thermostat.
SEALS AND GASKETS – This coverage option is included for covered components on Vehicles with less than 125,000 miles at contract purchase date. Minor loss of fluid or seepage is considered normal and is not considered a failure.