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post #1 of 4 Old Aug 30th, 2018, 10:50 am Thread Starter
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LETS TALK EXTENDED WARRANTY

If this is the wrong place to talk about this please delete.

Anyway I bought our new 2016 R12RTW last year on close out deal, paid 1700 for a 6 year extended warranty that really is only 3 years past BMW 3 year 36K, (as long as I stay under 36K).

Anyway its a ZURICH PLAN and wanted to know if others have this same type of plan and if its a good plan or not.
Don't want to keep a plan that is no good.

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post #2 of 4 Old Aug 31st, 2018, 2:24 pm
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Re: LETS TALK EXTENDED WARRANTY

Bike talk may be the best place for this.

I bought a used K1300GT and also got a two year extended warranty. It was not Zurich but I assume they are all pretty much the same so you just need to read the fine print on what is and is not covered. I had no issues with mine and got a TPM sensor replaced with no trouble at all from my local dealer (not the one that sold me the plan). Maybe others will chime in with their experiences.

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Re: LETS TALK EXTENDED WARRANTY

Bought my used 2016RT and it came with a transferable 2yr extended warranty through Western Service Contract Corp. I have not had to use it as I am still under factory warranty until Mar 2019. But as stated there are several details that you have to pay attention to. Like it specifically states it will not cover: ANY REPAIR OCCURRING FROM A GRADUAL REDUCTION IN OPERATING PERFORMANCE DUE TO WEAR AND TEAR. Or: **RADIO RECEIVERS, TRANSMITTERS, SOUND SYSTEMS, NAVIGATION, BLUETOOTH®. So there are a lot of fine print details to understand. This additional 2 years of coverage ran the PO $970 but was also part of the reason I felt comfortable in selling the FJR and buying the RT.

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Re: LETS TALK EXTENDED WARRANTY

I bought my 2007 K1200GT new in 2007. At the time of purchase, I bought an extended warranty for it. When my ABS failed, I learned that it was specifically excluded from the warranty. Why? Because the salesperson didn't check the box that added ABS coverage, which I would have gotten if the salesperson had offered it. He was so focused on getting that extended warranty SALE, that he didn't focus on the customer's NEEDS. As a result, I got screwed when the ABS failed and I learned that it was not covered by the extended warranty.

Frankly, I have been screwed by that BMW dealer so many times that I won't buy anything or have service done by them any more.
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