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post #1 of 5 Old 06-03-2003, 07:17 AM Thread Starter
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Question on tech service bulletins??

Will the dealer replce what is wrong with my GCL if it has a Tech service bulletin on it for free?? I ma taking delivery of one today a 99 and just wanted to clear this up. Any comments on the 99 as far as reliability??


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post #2 of 5 Old 06-03-2003, 10:26 AM
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Tech bulletins do not equal warranty repairs, they just mean that the same problem has happened enough times that DC has developed a specific repair procedure.

If you're taking delivery, get an extended warranty. The stuff gets fixed for free only if you have the warranty.

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I had my dealership tell me yesterday that 2 seperate TSBs were not covered under the extended warrantly I bought through chrysler with my used 2000 GC ltd. Are only certain TSBs covered under warranty??

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post #4 of 5 Old 06-05-2003, 11:23 AM
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Anyone know the answer to the above question?
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post #5 of 5 Old 06-05-2003, 08:39 PM
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A repair, whether there is a TSB or not, depends on the terms of your warranty (regular or extended). Some components are considered wear items (brakes, clutch, tune-up parts, etc.). They are generally not covered. Some warranties only cover major driveline parts, while others are "bumper-to-bumper".

Basically, it depends.

As was previously stated by lbrty9, a TSB is ONLY a recommendation for a repair to a problem. No warranty coverage is implied.

Recalls are always free to the customer, but TSBs are not the same thing. Sometimes, they are incorrectly thought of as the same thing.
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