Your In Safe Hands With The AA Warranty

Midlands Vauxhall have partnered up with one of the UK's most trusted and well know motoring brands, to provide our customers with one of the best used car warranties on the market, giving you complete peace of mind.

All cars that we sell under the AA Branner come with a minimum of 6 month warranty, 6 month MOT remaining and 12 month AA Roadside Assistance.

Dealer Promise

All Vehicles from Midlands Vauxhall are inspected to our approved standards, ensuring the highest standards of quality and total peace of mind when buying your next used car. We have also signed up to the AA Dealer promise, this means you can trust us to deliver the following.

  • Provide a minimum of six months MOT on all vehicles.
  • Offer a road test to ensure the vehicle meets your requirements.
  • Handover all essential documents including V5 Registration document,MOT certificate, and any available service records.
  • Provide a Free Histroy Check on Every Vehicle.
  • Welcome any vehicle inspection by the AA or any indepentant 3rd party, prior to purchase.
  • Professionally prepare and hand over the vehicle in a good condition.
  • We are audited once a year by the AA, to ensure compliance with this dealer promise.
  • Enable you to escalate issue to the AA, and they will mediate between us.
  • We will honour our obligations under the Consumer Right Act 2015, to Protect your purchase.
  • All of our vehicles come with 12 months AA Recovery.

The AA Warranty | Protect Plus

For younger cars which are up to 8 years old and have covered less than 80,000 miles we offer the highest level of AA warranty, the Protect Plus Warranty.

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What is Covered

During the specified period, almost all of the original manufacturer’s mechanical and electrical components are guaranteed against total failure except those listed under exclusions.

The full terms and conditions are set out in this Agreement document.

Wear & Tear

All covered components have wear & tear included up to 85,000 miles. After this period, the wear & tear cover will automatically cease - however the rest of Your Agreement remains the same.

Diagnosis

Reasonable diagnostic charges form part of a valid claim under this Agreement as agreed with Our claim’s engineers.

Cover Includes:

  • Parts Replaced In Pairs
    • Coil spring, shock absorber - as part of good engineering practice.
  • Oil Seals
    • Engine, gearbox, differential, turbocharger (or supercharger) causing a major oil leak (dripping oil) requiring immediate replacement to prevent consequential damage (excludes oil staining and oil misting)
  • DPF / Catalytic Converter
    • The DPF / catalytic converter is covered for Mechanical Breakdown (excludes – carbon build up, corrosion, impact damage and regeneration/cleaning of the system)
  • Turbo / Supercharger
    • (Factory fitted) Excludes carbon build up
  • Air Conditioning (Factory fitted)
  • Camshaft Timing Belt
    • Providing there is proof that the manufacturer’s replacement recommendations have been complied with and they are free from oil contamination.
  • Casings
    • In the event of a covered item causing damage to a casing, the casing will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability.
  • In-Car Entertainment / Sat Nav / Telephone
    • Unlimited coverage to these components providing the equipment is factory fitted.
  • Remote Key Fobs / Key Cards
    • Covered to a maximum of £200 including VAT.
  • Battery (excluding Hybrid batteries)
    • Included for 6 months from the Agreement inception date.
  • Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
    • Manufacturer supplied and fitted power generation and transmission components are included (excluding: electrical connectors, wiring, batteries and the disposal of chemical waste resulting from a claim).
  • Working Materials
    • Where an authorised repair requires the replacement or topping up of oils, antifreeze or other fluids, or replacement of the oil filter. This will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability.
  • Car Hire
    • In the event of a valid claim and provided that the repair time in accordance with Autodata is in excess of 8 hours, a maximum of £50 per day inclusive of VAT (excluding fuel and insurance) may be claimed for up to a maximum of 7 days (related to the actual repair times from the time repairs commence). All car hire must be authorised by prior to the start of the hire period and will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability.
  • Vehicle Recovery
    • In the event of a valid claim, tow-in charges up to £50 including VAT will form part of the maximum claim’s liability.
  • What is not Covered
    • Carbon build up, chassis, bodywork, interior and exterior trim, locks, glass, panoramic sunroof, fabric roofs, tyres, exhaust systems, exhaust manifold, fuel tanks, brake discs, seized brake calipers, brake, brake drums, brake & clutch friction material, wiring looms, road wheels, incorrect fuel (or any damage caused as a result),clearing of fuel lines, water ingress, gaskets (except head gasket), any sealing material or compound, head up display, tracker systems, core plugs, heater elements (excluding heated seats), air bags, software, software updates and / or adjustments (excluding those which are required to complete a repair), key blade, all light units, bulbs including gas filled, LEDs, Xenon bulbs, Xenon Ignitor Units, air conditioning recharging (covered if part of a repair at reasonable cost), external oil or fluid leaks, hoses and pipes, hardware e.g bolts and fixings, perishable rubber items, serviceable and ancillary items. 

The AA Warranty | Protect Essential

For the slightly older car, between 8 and 10 years old, and between 80,000 and 100,000 miles, we offer the Protect Essential Cover, to ensure that all the major components of you vehicle are covered.

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What is Covered

During the specified period, almost all of the original manufacturer’s mechanical and electrical components are guaranteed against total failure except those listed under exclusions. The full terms and conditions are set out in this Agreement document.

Diagnosis

Reasonable diagnostic charges form part of a valid claim under this Agreement as agreed with Our claim’s engineers.

Cover Includes:

  • Parts Replaced In Pairs
    • Coil spring, shock absorber - as part of good engineering practice.
  • Turbo / Supercharger (Factory fitted)
    • Excludes carbon build up
  • Air Conditioning (Factory fitted)
  • Camshaft Timing Belt
    • Providing there is proof that the manufacturer’s replacement recommendations have been complied with and they are free from oil contamination.
  • Casings
    • In the event of a covered item causing damage to a casing, the casing will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability.
  • In-Car Entertainment / Sat Nav
    • Covered to a maximum of £500 including VAT providing the equipment is factory fitted.
  • Remote Key Fobs / Key Cards
    • Covered to a maximum of £200 including VAT.
  • Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
    • Manufacturer supplied and fitted power generation and transmission components are included (excluding: electrical connectors, wiring, batteries and the disposal of chemical waste resulting from a claim).
  • Working Materials
    • Where an authorised repair requires the replacement or topping up of oils, antifreeze or other fluids, or replacement of the oil filter. This will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability.
  • Car Hire
  • In the event of a valid claim and provided that the repair time in accordance with Autodata is in excess of 8 hours, a maximum of £50 per day inclusive of VAT (excluding fuel and insurance) may be claimed for up to a maximum of 7 days (related to the actual repair times from the time repairs commence). All car hire must be authorised prior to the start of the hire period and will form part of the maximum claims limit.
  • Vehicle Recovery
    • In the event of a valid claim, tow-in charges up to £50 including VAT will form part of the maximum claim’s liability.
  • What is not Covered
    • Wear and tear, carbon build up, chassis, bodywork, interior and exterior trim, locks, glass, panoramic sunroof, fabric roofs, tyres, exhaust systems, exhaust manifold, diesel particulate filters, catalytic converter, glow plugs, fuel tanks, brake discs, seized brake calipers, brake, brake drums, brake & clutch friction material, wiring looms, road wheels, incorrect fuel (or any damage caused as a result), clearing of fuel lines, water ingress, batteries, injectors, oil seals and gaskets (except head gasket), any sealing material or compound, head up display, tracker systems, core plugs, heater elements, centralised locking pumps, car telephone, air bags, software, software updates and/or adjustments (excluding those which are required to complete a repair), key blades, all light units, bulbs including gas filled, LEDs, Xenon bulbs, Xenon Ignitor Units, air conditioning recharging (covered if part of a repair at reasonable cost),external oil or fluid leaks, hoses and pipes, hardware e.g bolts and fixings, perishable rubber items, serviceable and ancillary items. For further details please refer to the terms and conditions.

The AA Warranty  | Protect Lite

This Agreement is available for vehicles of any age or mileage. Only the following listed parts are covered by this Agreement. This Agreement does not cover wear and tear.

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What is Covered

  • Engine
    • Internal components valve assembly, inlet and exhaust valves, valve guides and springs (excluding burnt valves and decokes), cylinder head (excluding cracks and overheating damage), stretched head bolts, push rods, camshaft and cam followers, timing chains and timing chain tensioner, oil pump, pistons and rings, cylinder bores, gudgeon pins, con rods and bearings, crankshaft and bearings, flywheel and ring gear, distributor drive.
  • Camshaft Timing Belt
    • Providing there is proof that the manufacturer’s replacement recommendations have been complied with and they are free from oil contamination.
  • Manual Gearbox & Transfer Box
    • internal components only Gears, shafts, synchromesh hubs, selectors, bearings, speedometer drive, overdrive units (where fitted), solenoid (excluding gear cables, linkages and electronic actuators).
  • Automatic Gearbox Gears
    • internal components only
    • Oil pump, shafts, clutches, brake bands, bearings, governors, servos, torque converter, drive plate only, valve block, modulator valve, speedometer drive.
  • Turbo
    • The complete unit (including wastegate, if it is an integral part of the turbo unit and cannot be purchased separately). The warranty applies only if the turbo is fitted as part of the manufacturer’s original specifications.
  • Drive System (front / rear)
    • Crown wheel and pinion, bearings, planet gears, bevel gears, drive shafts, constant velocity joints, 4-wheel drive units. Excluding: rubber gaiters.
  • Brakes
    • Master cylinder, wheel cylinders, brake calipers (excluding seizure and electric motors), servo, brake pumps, brake limiter valve, ABS computer / pumps.
  • Steering Power
    • Hydraulic/electric power steering rack, hydraulic/electric motor pump, steering box, steering idler, steering column (excluding leaks, electric locks and ECU), pressure pipes.
  • Cooling System
    • Water pump, head gasket, thermostat, heater matrix, electric fan motor, viscous fan coupling, radiator
  • Air Conditioning
    • Air conditioning pump.
  • Propshaft
    • Propshaft, universal joints and bearings.
  • Fuel System (petrol / diesel)
    • Mechanical / electrical fuel pump, air flow meter, EGR valve, idle control valve.
  • Front / Rear Suspension
    • Shock absorbers, coil springs, upper and lower wishbones, ball joints, swivel joints, McPherson struts, suspension arms, antiroll bar, self-levelling units and reservoir pump and regulator valves, displacer, hydropneumatics system (excluding leaks and bushes).
  • Wheel Bearings
    • Front and rear wheel bearings.
  • Clutch
    • Centre plate only covered for oil contamination, pressure plate, thrust bearing, clutch fork, master cylinder, slave cylinder.
  • Electrics
    • Starter / solenoid, alternator, ignition coil, distributor, ECU (engine only), front and rear windscreen wiper motors, heater fan motor, indicator relay, electric window motor, sun roof motor, centralised locking solenoids, cruise control actuator and control unit only.
  • Casings
    • In the event of a covered item causing damage to a casing, the casing will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability.
  • Working Materials
    • Where an authorised repair requires the replacement or topping up of oils, antifreeze or other fluids, or replacement of the oil filter, these costs will be accepted as part of the claim up £50 including VAT.
  • Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
    • Manufacturer supplied and fitted power generation and transmission components are included (excluding: electrical connectors, wiring, batteries and the disposal of chemical waste resulting from a claim).
  • Car Hire
    • In the event of a valid claim and provided that the repair time in accordance with Autodata is in excess of 8 hours, a maximum of £50 per day inclusive of VAT (excluding fuel and insurance) may be claimed for up to a maximum of 7 days (related to the actual repair times from the time repairs commence). All car hire must be authorised by prior to the start of the hire period and will form part of the Maximum Claim Liability. Vehicle Recovery In the event of a valid claim, tow-in charges up to £50 including VAT will form part of the maximum claim’s liability. Excluded from cover: all parts not listed above.
  • For further details please refer to the terms and conditions.

Additional Benefits for all Covers

  • European Mechanical Breakdown Cover
    • Extended cover to Vehicles used on the continent of Europe for a period not exceeding 30 days. In the event of a Mechanical Breakdown on the Continent You must comply with the claims procedure in the normal way. In the event of a valid claim, reimbursement will be based on the currency exchange rates prevailing on the date that the claim is agreed.Dates of travel may be required to support a valid claim.
  • Overnight Accommodation and Rail Fare
    • Hotel expenses or return rail fare will be reimbursed to a maximum of £60 including VAT within the maximum claims liability, providing that the Vehicle is rendered immobile due to a valid claim under the terms of the Agreement. Bona fide receipts will be required in the event of a claim. Drinks and meals are specifically excluded

Extending your AA Warranty.

When you pruchase your car from Midlands Vauxhall it will come with 6 Month AA Warranty, you then have the opportunity to extend your AA Warranty, to give you up to 36 Month Potection.

Warranty Term

Price

6 Months AA Warranty Inclusive
upgrade from 6 months to 12 month in total £299.00
upgrade from 6 month to 24 month in total £499.00
upgrade from 6 months to 36 months in total £599.00

Terms & Conditions

Claims Conditions

1. You must obtain authorisation from the Administrator before having any repairs carried out.

2. The Administrator reserves the right to appoint the repairer of the Vehicle, the supplier of the parts, and where available service replacement parts will be used.

3. Where the renewal of any parts or assemblies brings about improvement or betterment of the Vehicle a contribution may be required from the Agreement holder. This will take account of the age and mileage of the Vehicle and the cost of restoring the Vehicle to its pre-breakdown condition.

4. Any work carried out without prior authorisation will not be reimbursed. No claims are valid without an authority number If the cause of Your breakdown is not obvious, it may be necessary to dismantle the Vehicle to some extent. This will be done only on Your authority and the cost of this will be Your responsibility at this stage.

5. If the Administrator finds the claim to be within the scope of Your Agreement an authorisation number will be issued once the costs have been agreed. All repair times will be based on Autodata.

6. To establish liability, it may be necessary to instruct an independent assessor to inspect and report his findings. The result of which cannot be contested except by another independent assessor.

7. Claims must be registered within 7 days of their occurrence. Once the claim has been authorised, You may proceed with the repairs. If We have arranged the repair on Your behalf, We will settle the invoice with the garage directly. If You have used Your own garage, please send Us the repairer’s invoice. Please ensure that the authorisation number is marked on the invoice, and state clearly who is to be paid.

8. Repairs may be made through a repairer nominated by the Administrator. If the covered part is beyond economic repair, the repairer may replace it with a similar part.

9. You may have to provide the Administrator with proof of servicing before a claim is settled under this Agreement. No claim will be paid if the repairs are carried out before obtaining prior authority from Us.

10. In the event of a false or fraudulent claim being submitted, the Agreement will be rendered invalid. In all cases, We reserve the right to prosecute.

11. Once a fault has been registered, the Administrator reserves the right to contact repairers and discuss potential liabilities under this Agreement.

12. Once a claim number has been issued You have 3 months in which to submit the invoice for payment. After this period of time the claim will lapse and no reimbursement is possible.

13. If You make a claim and any other insurance that would also entitle You to claim, the Agreement will only contribute its ratable proportion of the loss.

14. We have the right to: a) examine the Vehicle b) obtain an expert assessment at Our expense, the result of which will be binding on all parties; c) nominate the repairer. If, following specific arrangements for inspection, and through no fault of Ours, the engineer cannot inspect - for example, because the Vehicle is not available or is not stripped etc. We will deduct fees for the second inspection visit from the authorised amount of the claim.

15. If We accept a claim, We have the right: a) to require a contribution from You if the repaired Vehicle will ultimately be in a better condition than before the claim; and b) to take wear and tear according to age and mileage into consideration when settling the claim.

16. This Agreement is limited to a failure of each covered part on only one occasion during the period of cover

17. If more than one covered part has failed at the time You contact the Administrator, it will be dealt with as one claim

18. We have the right to specify the use of guaranteed reconditioned or exchange units and send away parts for reconditioning. Our liability will be limited to the cost of these parts.

19. If You are VAT registered, the VAT element will not form part of any claim against Us.

20. If We give provisional authorisation for repairs, We will assess repair times in line with the Autodata repair times manual current at the time.

21. We are not liable for any claims directly or indirectly caused by: a) non-compliance with the conditions relating to the maintenance of the Vehicle; b) any act, omission or negligence by You (or any user of the Vehicle), which adds to the loss or damage; c) fire, collision, fabric and stitching, frost, snow, ice, flooding, freezing or corrosion; d) parts being subject to recall by the manufacturer. e) Any part that has not failed but is recommended by the manufacturer as good working practice to replace or maintain. This Agreement does not cover items which have come to the end of their natural lives. f) the failure of a part which is under any manufacturer’s or supplier’s warranty; g) losses normally covered under a road risks insurance policy or loss resulting from an accident to the Vehicle; h) the Vehicle having been altered or modified from the manufacturer’s original specification, or having been raced, rallied, used in competition, or for hire or reward, used for courier work, driving tuition or custom-built vehicles; i) any parts which have not actually failed, and which are replaced during routine servicing or maintenance, software (including updates) and or adjustments; j) All damage caused by a failure to replace the cambelt in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations; k) the Vehicle being beneficially owned by a company or person involved in the business of vehicle repair, servicing or car sales or by an employee of such a company or person; l) exhaust emission MOT failures, these are not Mechanical Breakdowns and are not covered; m) any Mechanical Breakdown caused by lack of normal and proper use or care, including the incorrect use of fuel. n) any component failure due to lack of lubrication, failure to check other fluid levels and adjusting where necessary or ignoring any warning signals, gauges or lights. o) this Agreement does not cover inherent faults of any description. Any fault that is present at the time of purchase.