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      01-09-2013, 09:57 PM   #31
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Per the AUL site...

AUL Warranty Programs and Coverages

Powertrain Vintage Estate

I. Powertrain Coverage – Two Wheel Drive Parts
The following parts are covered by the AUL Vehicle Service Contract subject to the exclusions set forth in the contract. Only those parts specifically listed are covered. At the Administrator’s option, failed parts may be replaced, depending on the availability, with like quality used, rebuilt, remanufactured, or new parts.
Engine Group – All internally Lubricated parts. Crankshaft and bearings, oil pump, fuel pump, internal timing gears or chain, camshaft, camshaft bearings, valve lifters, rocker arm assemblies, push rods, valve guides, pistons and rings, wrist pins, connecting rods, and distributor drive gear. The engine block and heads are covered if the damage results from the failure of an internally lubricated part. Rotary engines – All of the above listed parts are covered plus rotors, rotor seals, rotor chamber, eccentric shaft and bearings.
Transmission Group – The internal parts of the manual transmission or automatic transmission and torque converter. The automatic or manual transmission case is covered if damaged by the failure of an internally lubricated part.
Drive Axle Group Front or Rear – Drive Axle Housing including pinion bearings, side carrier bearings, ring and pinion gears, carrier assembly, thrust washers, axles, axle bearings, CV joints, internal transaxle seal, and drive axle housing if damaged by the failure of an internally lubricated part.
Transaxle Group – Ring and Pinion gears, drive train and gears, carrier bearings, and bushings. Transaxle housing and internal seals are covered if damaged by the failure of an internally lubricated part.
Seals and Gaskets – Seals and gaskets are covered when replaced in conjunction with a covered repair or if the “Seals and Gaskets Coverage” option has been selected.
Four – Wheel Drive – All powertrain coverages listed above PLUS internal parts including bearings, bushings, sprockets, chains, sleeves, and gears (excluding electrical items). The transfer case housing is covered if damage is caused by the failure of an internally lubricated part.
Labor Rate – Posted labor rate for the qualified repair facility performing the repairs.


II. Vintage Coverage includes all Powertrain Coverage PLUS
Power Steering Group – Steering gear box, pump assembly, rack and pinion, control valves, bearings, and shafts.
Basic Electrical Group – Alternator / Generator, starter motor, front and rear wiper motors.
Towing – The Service Contract Holder will be reimbursed up to $50 per occurrence for towing services provided by a licensed towing service provided that the breakdown was caused by a covered part. This reimbursement is in addition to any insurance or motor club towing benefits.
Rental car / Substitute transportation - Reimbursement of $30 per 8 hour labor charge, $90 maximum per claim. Reimbursement valid only for rental from a licensed car rental agency.
Air conditioning Group – Compressor, condenser, evaporator, expansion valve, receiver dryer, blower motor, and hot water valve. See contract for restrictions and exclusions.
Hi-Tech Electrical Group – Voltage Regulator, distributor, solenoids, manually operated switches, electronic level control compressor including its sensor and limiter valve, electronic fuel injection sensors and injectors, electronic ignition module, power window motors, rear window heating elements, power mirror motors, power seat motors, and power door lock actuators.
Labor Rate – Posted labor rate for the qualified repair facility performing the repairs.


III. Estate Coverages include all Powertrain and Vintage Coverages PLUS
Brake Group – Master Cylinder, power brake cylinder, vacuum assist pump, hydro boost, disc brake caliper, wheel cylinders, compensating valve, metal brake hydraulic lines and fittings. The following ABS parts are also covered: Hydraulic control unit, electronic pressure control processor, wheel speed sensors, hydraulic pump/motor assembly, pressure modulator valve, isolation dump valve, and accumulator.
Front / Rear Suspension Group - Upper and lower control arms, control arm shafts and bearings or bushings, upper and lower ball joints, radius arm and bushings, torsion bars and mounts or bushings, stabilizer bars, links and bushings, struts, struts bearing plates, spindle and spindle supports, wheel bearings, variable dampening suspension, compressor, control module, actuator, solenoid, height sensor, and mode selector switch.
Cooling Group – Engine cooling Fan and motor, fan clutch, serpentine belt tensioner, radiator, heater core, water pump, and thermostat.
Seals and Gaskets – This coverage option is included for covered components on vehicles with less than 100,000 miles at Vehicle Purchase / Effective date.
Labor Rate – Posted labor rate for the qualified repair facility performing the repairs.

AUL pays the posted labor rate for the qualified repair center performing the work on your vehicle.
I'm not sure which you have, but fuel system components seem to be excluded through omission unless I missed them in my brief perusal.

If you are wondering what qualifies as an "internally lubricated part", this is another company's definition.

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