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post #1 of 6 Old 10-15-2009, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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warranty?

Lookin to buy a new wee and wondering if the extended warranty is worth the extra money. Have any of you had to take advantage of a warranty? Also I live in Nevada and may go out of state to find my bike, what if any, are the down sides to getting the California emmisions compliant model?
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post #2 of 6 Old 10-23-2009, 09:29 PM
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These are pretty reliable bikes from what I've heard. If you decide to get a x-warranty get it on E-Bay, a LOT cheaper than most dealers, in some cases almost half off! Just make sure it's a Suzuki warranty-not some other 3rd party one. Cheers-BB

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post #3 of 6 Old 10-23-2009, 10:06 PM
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Understand that there is no such thing as an extended warranty unless it is given to you in the future by the factory for some unexpected problem in the vehicle.

These things are extended service contracts. What's the damn difference, he says? Federal warranty law is strict and has great protections for the consumer. Contract law is much weaker for the consumer. Whatever you sign, you must follow exactly, or they other side doesn't have to spend a dime on you. Read ALL the fine print and make up your mind about it before you pay and sign anything.

And, if you really want one of the extended service plans, buy the bike first, then shop the internet for another Suzuki dealership offering a Suzuki plan at a discount price. If the underwriter of a non-Suzuki plan goes tits-up, you have nothing for the money you spent.

I never buy them and never have found the need for one. Keep in mind that the price you pay has money for the salesman, money for the dealership, money for the underwriter, and usually something left over to pay claims.

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my bike came with a free three year warranty from suzuki . ive had the starter switch assembily changed on warranty in the third year . a $150 value . they claim the warranty was worth $500 . so i would be ahead $350 if i had taken the $500 suzuki bucks option instead . it was a promotional offer in the spring of 2007

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Extended warranties only benefit the seller of the warranty. Don't waste your money.
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