Lifetime Powertrain Warranty

Every pre-owned vehicle sold by O'Hara Motors is covered by either the balance of the Factory Warranty OR the Free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty standard on most pre-owned vehicles. Most current plus 10 previous model years vehicles with up to 125,000 odometer miles are eligible, subject to exclusions. Lifetime Powertrain Warranty provides for Repairs on identified Covered Parts; certain exclusions and other terms and conditions are stated in Warranty. Warranty cannot be transferred.

Lifetime Powertrain Warranty Details

O'Hara Motors Free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty is standard on most pre-owned vehicles that we sell. Most current plus 10 previous model years vehicles with up to 125,000 odometer miles are eligible, subject to exclusions. Our Lifetime Powertrain Warranty provides for Repairs on identified Covered Parts, with certain exclusions and other terms and conditions, as stated in the Warranty, which cannot be transferred or assigned. We provide more details below. This is for informational purposes only and does not take the place of or change in any way the actual Warranty, which is the controlling document.

Pre-Owned Vehicle Eligibility: Most current plus 10 previous model years with up to 100,000 odometer miles. January 1st will be considered the change date for determining model year eligibility. General Exclusions: The following vehicles are ineligible: Commercial or business use vehicles, step vans, high cube vans or box bodies, cabs and chassis, and vehicles over a one ton rating; vehicles that have a branded or salvaged title, have been designated a total loss, are rebuilt or have alterations not authorized/specified by the manufacturer; vehicles equipped with V10 or V12 engines or CNG, hybrid, electric, or hydrogen/fuel cell components; vehicles not certified for sale in the United States or Canada, gray market vehicles, and vehicles equipped with right-hand steering; any vehicle with a non-functioning odometer or an odometer that has been manipulated. Ineligible Vehicles: The following vehicle makes/models are ineligible: All European except VW; all hybrid / electric vehicle and CNG models; Acura NSX; Cadillac V-Series; Chevrolet Express, Corvette-(All) and Camaro ZL1 model; Coda; vehicles imported, manufactured, or assembled by China and India domiciled companies for distribution in the United States; Chrysler Hurst Edition and Prowler; Daewoo;Daihatsu; Dodge Hurst editions; Dodge Ram SRT-10; Dodge Ram Van; Dodge Sprinter; Dodge Stealth; Dodge Viper; Eagle; Fisker; Ford E-Series & Transit Van; Ford F-150 special editions (i.e., Foose, Saleen, and Rousch); Ford F-450; Ford F-550; Ford GT; Ford Mustang special editions (i.e., Foose, GT-H, GT-KR, Saleen, Rousch, Shelby, GT500, Boss Models, SVT Models); Ford Transit Connect; GMC Savana; Honda FCX Clarity; Hummer; Isuzu; kit cars; Lexus F-Series; Lexus LF-A; Mitsubishi 3000 GT-VR4; Nissan GT-R and NV Series; Oldsmobile; Plymouth; Suzuki; Tesla; VW Phaeton; exotic brands including, but not limited to, Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Maserati, Maybach, McLaren, Panoz, Rolls Royce and Spyker.

For your reference, Covered Part(s) means one or more of the parts or components listed and not specifically excluded in the Warranty. Repair(s) means the repair or replacement (including labor) of one or more parts, and Covered Repair(s) mean Repairs that we are obligated to perform or for which we have a reimbursement obligation under the Warranty. Mechanical Breakdown means the failure of one or more parts to perform the function for which they were designed due to defects, faulty workmanship in the manufacturing process, or normal wear and tear.

Your Responsibilities Under the Warranty: You have the responsibility to properly maintain the Vehicle as recommended by the manufacturer, to reasonably protect the Vehicle from further damage when one or more parts fail, to maintain records of routine Vehicle maintenance performed by you or others, to follow the procedures for reporting a claim for benefits as described in the Warranty, and to cooperate fully with our reasonable requests to examine Vehicle maintenance records, inspect the Vehicle, or establish ownership of the Vehicle in the event you report a claim for benefits. Maintenance records generally include a detailed log of maintenance you perform and receipts for purchases of services provided by others and parts and supplies used by you or others in performing maintenance services. You must obtain preauthorization for any Repairs made to the Vehicle by a repair facility other than ours.

What The Warranty Covers: The Warranty's Coverage is limited to the following Vehicle parts and other items:

Gasoline/Diesel Engine:all internal lubricated parts, engine block, cylinder head(s), exhaust manifold, expansion plugs, harmonic balancer, intake manifold, mounts, oil pan (excluding drain plug related failures), rotary engine rotor housing, timing belt/chain and tensioner, timing chain cover, valve cover(s), water pump, electric coolant pump, electric oil, diesel accessory vacuum pump, lift pump, injectors and injector pump, manufacturer-installed turbocharger(s), bypass valve(s), blow-off valve(s), intercooler and waste gate(s), manufacturer installed supercharger.

Transmission (Automatic, Continuous Variable (CVT), Standard and Transfer Case) : all internal / internally lubricated parts, metal cooler lines, mounts, throttle valve cable, torque convertor, flywheel/flexplate, transmission and transfer case housing, transmission cooler, oil pan, vacuum modulator, external and internal control unit, automatic electronic clutches.

Drive Axle (Front/Rear/AWD/4 Wheel Drive): all internal lubricated parts within the drive/transaxle assembly and housing, including axles and axle bearings, constant velocity joints, drive shaft support, differential cover, hub bearings, front hub locking assemblies, drive shaft, universal joints, four wheel drive actuator.

Filters, Fluids, Lubricants and Taxes: filters, fluids, lubricants and taxes required to complete a Covered Repair for any Covered Part listed above.

Seals and Gaskets:Seals and gaskets for all Covered Parts listed above when subject to a Covered Repair.

Exclusions and Other Coverage Limitations: The Warranty does not cover the following:

    1. Repairs or replacements falling within any of the following descriptions: not authorized in advance, performed outside of the United States, its territories and possessions, or Canada, constituting upgrades or changes recommended by a repair facility or manufacturer and repair or replacement of parts to improve the Vehicle's operating performance when, in either case, a Mechanical Breakdown has not occurred, to address noises such as rattles and squeaks not attributable to or indicative of a Mechanical Breakdown, to address water or air leaks, to a cellular phone or any communication, navigational or entertainment device because it was rendered inoperable due to exposure to malware or change(s) in content, wireless service or technology, including the cost to update or upgrade software, to remedy the failure of heated/cooled seat part(s) resulting from accidental punctures or cuts in fabric or leather, spilled fluids or abuse (such as standing or jumping on the seat), to address oil sludging, oil consumption, burnt valves, engine compression or engine detonation failure.

    2. Damages and costs falling within any of the following descriptions: arising from fraud, bad faith or personal injury, punitive or exemplary, to property, other than as speci?cally covered in the Warranty, attorney fees, arising from unauthorized diagnostic time, hazardous waste disposal, environmental fees, core charges, freight charges or fuel surcharges.

    3. If the Vehicle falls within any of the following descriptions: is used for competitive driving, racing, snow plowing or police or emergency services, is driven by multiple, unrelated drivers (such as a fleet vehicle), is used commercially, is, after the Warranty Issue Date, retrofitted with aftermarket equipment to use alternative fuels or equipped with an odometer that does not accurately indicate actual miles driven because it was disconnected, altered, tampered with or not promptly repaired, has, after the Warranty Issue Date, been altered beyond the manufacturer's specifications or had a manufacturer-installed truck bed replaced with a substitute truck bed or other parts or equipment.

    4. A Mechanical Breakdown or damage to a part resulting from or falling within any of the following descriptions: your negligence or misuse, improper servicing, failure to perform general and safety-related maintenance required or recommended by the Vehicle manufacturer or your State, the failure to take reasonable precautions to prevent further damage when an apparent problem exists, continued operation of the Vehicle in an overheated state, collision, upset, civil commotion, riot, illegal acts, nuclear events, war, or terrorism, contamination of any fluid, use of fluids and fuels that are not compatible with your Vehicle, rust or corrosion, water, explosion, acts of nature or other external forces or events, a mechanical or structural flaw acknowledged by the manufacturer or that the manufacturer will repair at its expense, failure of a Covered Part when caused by the failure of or damage to a non-covered part, failure of a non-covered part even if caused by the failure of a Covered Part, reverse polarity, power surges and overloaded circuits.

    5. A part falling within any of the following descriptions: weather strips, batteries, hybrid vehicle battery pack/module, external battery charger and service plug, body and trim items (such as upholstery, seat frames, conventional seat belt assembly, glass of any kind, sheet metal, bright metals, sealed beams, paint, sunroof assembly, convertible top and removable hardtop), after-market (nonmanufacturer) equipment and manufacturer equipment not installed by the manufacturer, any replacement part not of the same kind and quality as the manufacturer-installed part it replaced or incompatible with the design speci?cations and wear tolerances of the Vehicle manufacturer, mobility or conversion equipment, any part(s) not speci?ed in the Warranty.

    6. Any of the following parts, services and items generally constituting scheduled maintenance and wear-damaged items: belts, fasteners, brake drums, brake rotors and brake cables, exhaust systems, all friction materials, valve grinding, hoses, all fluid caps and reservoirs, all illumination devices, head and tail light assemblies, fuses, lubricants (except to complete a Covered Repair), brackets, throw out bearing, pilot bushing and manual clutch parts, spark plugs and wires, tires, wheels/rims, wheel balancing, wiper arms and blades, adjustments and alignments, shop supplies, any other items subject to scheduled maintenance or wear damage.

Limits of Liability: The total dollar bene?ts paid under the Warranty are limited to the Vehicle Purchase Price. The total dollar bene?t paid for any given Covered Repair is limited to the average trade-in value of the Vehicle (excluding tax, title and license fees) immediately prior to the Mechanical Breakdown based on the then most recent National Automobile Dealer Association Used Car Guide (or a comparable guide, if that guide has been discontinued).

Substitute Transportation Benefit: During the Warranty Term, we will reimburse you for expenses to rent a substitute vehicle from a licensed rental car agency or for public or private commercial transportation while the Vehicle is undergoing a Covered Repair, subject to the provisions of the Warranty. We will pay or reimburse you for actual expenses incurred. You are responsible for providing the Administrator with copies of receipts or other documents supporting these expenses within 90 calendar days after the costs are incurred. We will regard any applicable taxes as part of the expense. You must make your own arrangements for substitute transportation. We will not reimburse you to the extent you are entitled to substitute transportation benefits or reimbursement from another source. A daily benefit (capped at $25 per actual day that expenses are incurred) will be earned as set forth in the Warranty.

General: We try to present information that is complete and accurate. However, as the possibility for data or other unintended error exists, the information listed on this site may be incorrect and is not guaranteed. Please verify the accuracy of all information directly with the dealership prior to purchase.

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