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Hey all - Ill be looking to buy a 59/10 GTR in the coming year and I have decided that the Litchfield warranty is a must with the all the transmissions issues being reported here and on GTRlife.

1. I have two questions, I understand that Litchfield will have to inspect the car prior to approving it for warranty cover. What's the best way to go about this? I cant see many sellers agreeing to have the car taken to Litchfields especially if they live a fair bit away, anyone have experience with this?

I've never really bothered with warranties before but with a £35k plus car which has the following common issues, the warranty has to be a must :(

2. Does anyone know if the following items/issues are covered as part of Litchfields warranty?


  • Transmissions issues
    Instrument cluster lights
    Stereo/Media system
    Bell housing
 

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Not 100% sure but can't see their warranty covering the stereo but that covered for 5 years with Nissan, and the cluster I can't see that being covering either,
Hope this is right,
Regards Goldie
 

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If the car isn't getting a service I think its 2-3 hours labour time /cost to get the car checked over. I had my car checked when it was in for a service but I had to get the uprated bellhousing before they would even offer the warranty as they said it needed sorting.
 

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The cluster is covered for five years, so no need to worry about that either.

My car is a very, very low mileage example :)
 

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1. I have two questions, I understand that Litchfield will have to inspect the car prior to approving it for warranty cover. What's the best way to go about this? I cant see many sellers agreeing to have the car taken to Litchfields especially if they live a fair bit away, anyone have experience with this?
Why not just take the car to Litchfield's for the warranty inspection as soon as you've bought it? If you're concerned about getting an inspection done before you buy it then I believe most HPCs or any R35 specialist will do that. You'll obviously be paying for an inspection prior to purchase and then again for the warranty, but I can't see a way around that if you want the peace of mind.
 

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In my opinion warranty is definitely a must after manufacturers expires for peace of mind.

If you service your car @ Litchfields the inspection cost is waved for the warranty :) That's what I did when my 3 years manufacturers ran out. For inspection costs have a chat with Iain, who knows you might get a deal sorted if you are taking the Litchfield warranty out :)
 

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In my opinion warranty is definitely a must after manufacturers expires for peace of mind.

If you service your car @ Litchfields the inspection cost is waved for the warranty :) That's what I did when my 3 years manufacturers ran out. For inspection costs have a chat with Iain, who knows you might get a deal sorted if you are taking the Litchfield warranty out :)
That's just what I did. I went down there, bought brake discs, pads, service, and warranty. Worth every penny for piece of mind.
 

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Get the reg and ring litchfield up as they may have had it in the past and will be able to give you some info on the car. If it has been serviced by them recently then this may help.

Also check with the previous owner if the car has been modified as this may affect getting a litchfield, unless it was done by them.

This is all my insight, so your best on speaking to Iain for guidance on any potential purchases....I did and they were very helpful!!

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Why not just take the car to Litchfield's for the warranty inspection as soon as you've bought it? If you're concerned about getting an inspection done before you buy it then I believe most HPCs or any R35 specialist will do that. You'll obviously be paying for an inspection prior to purchase and then again for the warranty, but I can't see a way around that if you want the peace of mind.
My only worry then is they find the cars got a few issues and wont provide me the Warranty, I assume thats why they want to check the car before hand?
 

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Get the reg and ring litchfield up as they may have had it in the past and will be able to give you some info on the car. If it has been serviced by them recently then this may help.

Also check with the previous owner if the car has been modified as this may affect getting a litchfield, unless it was done by them.

This is all my insight, so your best on speaking to Iain for guidance on any potential purchases....I did and they were very helpful!!

Si
Thanks mate.
 

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Aslong as the cars been looked after and the servicing as it should be there shouldnt be a problem.

Litchfields were more than happy with my car apart from the 5 month old bellhousing whcih was rattling away. Spoke to Iain and got a Litchfields bellhousing fitted.
 

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Aslong as the cars been looked after and the servicing as it should be there shouldnt be a problem.

Litchfields were more than happy with my car apart from the 5 month old bellhousing whcih was rattling away. Spoke to Iain and got a Litchfields bellhousing fitted.
Thats good to know mate, thanks :)
 
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