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      03-20-2006, 02:49 PM   #1
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If you mod your car, is the warranty void?

I'm just curious how this works. BMW has an amazing warranty and by modding the car, is the warranty voided?
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      03-20-2006, 08:13 PM   #2
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Short answer, NO.

For the long answer, look up the "Magnuson-Moss Warranty - Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act"

Basically, the dealer has to prove that your aftermarket part caused the malfunction before they can deny you warranty service.

Edit: here's a little article about it: http://www.pt-tuning.com/policies/Magn-Moss-Act.html
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      03-20-2006, 08:20 PM   #3
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i heard from some one before that her dealer was ganna void warranty because of after market rims.. so is this true or not for a fact?
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if teh dealer can prove that the rims caused damage to the car, then maybe...
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can we delete all warranty threads, and ban members who dont search? please
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