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Are these items covered under warranty?

I bought a SEAT Ibiza earlier this year.

I had to bring it back to the garage for screeching in the brakes, they replaced the pads but now I am told that the discs are gone; should they not have seen this? Also, are they covered under warranty? Is air conditioning covered under warranty as it turns out the gas is gone on this as well?

M Donnelly (Tipperary)

Sep 2023 Filed under: warranty

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Is a write-off still under warranty?

I bought a 2019 Citroen Dispatch Van in the UK with 6,000 miles on it. Had light frontal damage (a wing and a headlight), but was recorded as a category S. I bought the wing and headlamp off Citroen and got the vehicle repaired by an approved body shop. The radio is not working correctly (a common fault) and a sensor went in the exhaust. Citroen refuses to do it under warranty because it's category S. By law can it refuse to do this work? I will get an engineer's report if required but it won't make a difference. In fairness, the dealership is willing to do it but Citroen won't honour it.

Owen Ryan (Templemore)

Feb 2021 Filed under: warranty

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Is my UK Toyota warranty ok in Ireland?

Hi,

I recently purchased a 2018 Toyota Yaris hybrid from a used dealer, which was a UK import and I changed my registration to Ireland. The car has a five-year warranty; is this applicable in Ireland?

Thanks

Jacob Anselm (Dublin)

Nov 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Will a Hyundai warranty cover my UK import?

Hi,

I have a UK-imported Hyundai i30 with the wheel bearings gone; does the warranty cover this?

Mark Mc Keever (Dublin)

Jul 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Will servicing elsewhere affect my warranty?

Will my warranty be affected by not using a main dealer to service my car bought second hand from a small dealer? The car is a 182-reg Hyundai i10.

John Connors (Thurles)

Sep 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Will a Toyota warranty be ok on an import?

I am importing a 2017 Toyota Avensis 1.6 Business Diesel from the UK to Ireland. There is a seven-year manufacturer's warranty on the car. Does this transfer to the Republic of Ireland?

Johnnie O'Malley (Ballina)

Jun 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Is my Tucson clutch covered by warranty?

Is my 2016 Tucson clutch covered by warranty?

Martin Moore (Dublin)

May 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Will Opel fix my Meriva for free?

I have a 2006 Opel Meriva with a power steering problem. Will Opel repair it for free?

Thank you kindly Mary

Mary O Driscoll (Cork)

Jan 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Is my UK Mercedes covered by warranty here?

Will my warranty on a used imported one-year-old Mercedes from England cover me in any Mercedes garage in Ireland?

Thank you

Mary

Mary Kelly (Roscommon )

Mar 2020 Filed under: warranty

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Will an imported Rifter be under warranty?

Buying a used Peugeot Rifter in the UK. Reading online that warranty will not be honoured here in Ireland. Is this true or how can I find out?

Brian Duke (Strokestown)

Jan 2020 Filed under: warranty

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