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Will your warranty be honored if maintenance is done by a shop that's not the dealership?
Will your warranty be honored if maintenance is done by a shop that's not the dealership?

Absolutely. As long as you have records of routine maintenance (such as oil changes) and have not altered the vehicle with non-factory parts that could be blamed for causing problems (such as an aftermarket high-performance engine computer calibration or a suspension lowering kit), your warranty should remain in effect. Depending on what the warranty issue is, you may not have to produce any evidence of maintenance. For example, if an air-conditioning compressor conks out while under warranty, does it matter that you only changed the engine oil once in two years? The engine isn't what needs fixing. For most new vehicles today, the only maintenance recommended by the manufacturer...

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