Buick Warranty


Warranty Coverage

Purchase or lease a new Buick and your vehicle will be fully backed by GM’s warranties. Anyone who purchases or leases a new vehicle will be automatically covered.

Warranty and Coverage

Buick 6-year/70,000-mile Transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty with no deductible†
Buick 6-year/70,000-mile 24/7 Roadside Assistance†
Buick 6-year/70,000-mile Courtesy Transportation†
Buick 8-year/100,000-mile Limited Warranty on certain eAssist components†

Powertrain Coverage 6 years/70,000 miles

Buick will warrant each 2014 model year Buick passenger car, light duty truck – for 6 years or 70,000 miles/110,000 kms. with no deductible, whichever comes first, from the original in-service date of the vehicle, for warrantable repairs which are required as a result of defects due to material and/or workmanship to the Powertrain components as listed below:†

Engine

All internally lubricated parts, engine oil cooling hoses and lines. Also included are all actuators and electrical components internal to the engine (e.g., Active Fuel Management Valve Lifter Oil Manifold), cylinder head, block, timing gears, timing chain, timing cover, oil pump/oil pump housing, OHC carriers, valve covers, oil pan, seals, gaskets, manifolds, flywheel, water pump, harmonic balancer, engine mount, turbocharger, and supercharger. Timing belts are covered until the first scheduled maintenance interval. Exclusions: Excluded from the powertrain coverage are sensors, wiring, connectors, engine radiator, coolant hoses, coolant, and heater core. Coverage on the engine cooling system begins at the inlet to the water pump and ends with the thermostat housing and/or outlet that attaches to the return hose. Also excluded is the starter motor, entire pressurized fuel system (in-tank fuel pump, pressure lines, fuel rail(s), regulator, injectors, and return line) as well as the Engine/Powertrain Control Module and/or module programming.

Transmission / Transaxle

All internally lubricated parts, case, torque converter, mounts, seals, and gaskets as well as any electrical components internal to the transmission/transaxle. Also covered are any actuators directly connected to the transmission (slave cylinder, etc.). Exclusions: Excluded from the powertrain coverage are transmission cooling lines, hoses, radiator, sensors, wiring, and electrical connectors. Also excluded are the clutch and pressure plate as well as any Transmission Control Module and/or module programming.

Transfer Case

All internally lubricated parts, case, mounts, seals, and gaskets as well as any electrical components internal to the transfer case. Also covered are any actuators directly connected to the transfer case as well as the encoder motor. Exclusions: Excluded from the powertrain coverage are transfer case cooling lines, hoses, radiator, sensors, wiring, and electrical connectors as well as the transfer case control module and/or module programming.

Drive Systems

All internally lubricated parts, final-drive housings, axle shafts and bearings, constant velocity joints, propeller shafts and universal joints. All mounts, supports, seals and gaskets as well as any electrical components internal to the drive axle. Also covered are any actuators directly connected to the drive axle (i.e., front differential actuator). Exclusions: Excluded from the powertrain coverage are all wheel bearings, drive wheel front and rear hub bearings, locking hubs, drive system cooling, lines, hoses, radiator, sensors, wiring and electrical connectors related to drive systems as well as any drive system control module and/or module programming.

Courtesy Transportation Program

During the warranty coverage period, this Buick program provides alternate transportation and/or reimbursement of certain transportation expenses under the Courtesy Transportation Program if your vehicle requires warranty repairs. Several transportation options are available. Refer to your Owner Manual for details, including reservation of rights, or consult your dealer.

Roadside Assistance Program

Buick is proud to offer the response, security, and convenience of the 24-hour Roadside Assistance Program for a period of 6 years or 70,000 miles/110,000 kms., whichever comes first. Refer to your Owner Manual for details, or consult your dealer/retailer. The Roadside Assistance contact information is listed in the Customer Assistance Offices section of the Warranty and Owner Assistance Information booklet.

What Is Not Covered

All the above items are not covered for damage due to accident, misuse, alteration, insufficient or improper maintenance, contaminated or poor quality fuel, damage or corrosion due to chemical treatments or Aftermarket products and impact, use, or the environment. For complete details refer to your Warranty and Owner Assistance Information booklet.

This is a supplement to the express conditions and warranties described in the Warranty and Owner Assistance Information booklet. Other coverages are not extended or altered due to this supplement.

For 2007 through 2012 model year passenger car owners requiring a more comprehensive coverage than what is provided with this warranty and the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, an authorized GM service contract (GM Protection Plan) is available through your dealer. These are the only plans recommended by General Motors. See your dealer for details.

What is the Buick Powertrain Warranty?

All 2007 through 2012 passenger cars and light duty trucks are covered for 5 years or 100,000 miles† and all 2013 model year vehicles are covered for 6 years or 70,000 miles. It is fully transferable and there are no fees and no deductibles. The Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation programs are also 70,000 miles or-6 years (whichever comes first) for 2013 model year vehicles. For more details, please stop in or call us.

How is the bumper-to-bumper warranty affected by this warranty?

The Bumper-to-Bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty on new Buick cars remains in effect for 4 years or 50,000 miles (whichever comes first). For more details, please stop in or call us.

Why has GM elected to make this change?

This move is intended to provide you with an unprecedented level of value, confidence, and protection. As a result, GM is elevating your total vehicle ownership experience with the best, most comprehensive consumer confidence package in the industry.

Can I purchase extra powertrain coverage for my 2006 (and prior) vehicle?

You may be eligible to choose from one of our GMPP offerings which can be tailored to meet your needs – including extended powertrain coverage. Please contact your selling dealer/retailer for details on the various GM Protection Plan programs.

What about Courtesy Transportation?

Courtesy Transportation is also included for 5 years/100,000 miles† on all 2007 through 2012 Buick passenger cars and for 6 years/70,000 miles† on all 2013 model year vehicles.

Whenever warranty repairs are required, several transportation options and/or reimbursement of certain transportation expenses are available for your convenience at participating dealers.

What does the bumper-to-bumper warranty cover?

The bumper-to-bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty covers vehicles registered in the U.S. and Canada from the date the vehicle is first delivered until it reaches 4 years or 50,000 miles (whichever occurs first). It covers the vehicle from bumper to bumper on any vehicle defect related to materials or workmanship. For further details, refer to your Buick Warranty Manual under “What Is Covered” and “What Is Not Covered.”

Is my vehicle covered from rust, too?

Buick vehicles are designed and built to resist corrosion. All body and sheet metal components are warranted against rust-through corrosion for 6 years/100,000 miles (whichever comes first). Application of additional rust-inhibiting materials is neither necessary nor required under the Sheet Metal Coverage. Buick makes no recommendations concerning the usefulness or value of such products. Application of after-manufacture rustproofing products may create an environment which reduces the corrosion resistance built into your vehicle. Repairs to correct damage caused by such applications are not covered under your New Vehicle Limited Warranty. See your Buick dealer for terms of this limited warranty.

Do I have to go the Buick dealer where I purchased my vehicle to have this type of work performed?

While most customers prefer to have this type of work performed at their selling dealer, service can be performed at any Buick dealership.

Can I take my Buick to any GM dealership for warranty repairs?

Repairs must be performed by an Authorized Buick dealer, except in a situation when you are significantly inconvenienced and when a covered part or a Buick dealer is not reasonably available to the vehicle owner. It’s in your best interest to take your Buick vehicle to a Buick dealer for all repairs since they are the most knowledgeable about your vehicle.

Does GM offer or endorse any service contracts for new or used vehicles?

Yes, the GM Protection Plan (GMPP) vehicle service and maintenance contracts are the only products endorsed by General Motors and are available through most GM dealers. To learn more about the different plans available, please visit www.gmprotectionplan.com.

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