Real Powertrain Coverage, For a Lifetime

Buy your next vehicle with complete confidence.

Limited Powertrain Warranty

No costly repairs, no maximum mileage, no expiration. Here’s what’s covered:

Engine

Engine block, and all internally-lubricated parts are covered.

Enhanced Engine

In addition to regular engine coverage, turbo-charged engines are covered too.

Automatic Transmission

Transmission case and all internally-lubricated parts are covered.

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Standard Transmission

Case and all internally-lubricated parts for standard transmissions.

Transfer Case 4x4 Vehicles

Coverages includes case and all internally-lubricated parts.

Front/Rear Wheel Drive

Final drive housing and all internally-lubricated parts covered.

Maintain with Us

We know the ins and outs of your warranty, so our ASE certified repair technicians work on exactly what your vehicle needs. When you return to a Foundation Automotive store, there’s no charge. And if you’d rather pick your own shop, there’s a low $50 deductible. Plus, we’ll assist with your claims process, making things simple and seamless.

Our Guarantee

If you’re ever faced with a failure that exceeds your car’s value, we’ll pay the full retail price of your vehicle. Plus, you can keep your car.

Global Warranty Repair

How it Works

Pre-owned vehicles are those with 12,001 - 100,000 miles on the service contract date. Maintenance must be performed according to the timeline outlined in your warranty agreement, and within 1,000 miles of the selected service intervals.

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New Vehicles

New vehicles are those with less than 12,001 miles on the service contract date. Maintenance must be performed according to the timeline outlined in your owner’s manual, and within 1,000 miles of the manufacturer’s service intervals.

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Pre-owned Vehicles

Pre-owned vehicles are those with 12,001 - 100,000 miles on the service contract date. Maintenance must be performed according to the timeline outlined in your warranty agreement, and within 1,000 miles of the selected service intervals.

Included with every qualifying purchase

Our pre-owned vehicles receive lifetime powertrain coverage only after a series of rigorous safety and mechanical inspections. Our lifetime coverage, honest maintenance, and the peace of mind that comes with top-tier automotive solutions are all part of the Global Lifetime Warranty package.

Frequently Asked Questions

Coverage, claims, and maintenance. You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. For any maintenance related questions regarding Global Lifetime Warranty, call (800) 810-8458.

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What’s the catch?
There is no catch; this program is provided to you at no charge. The only requirement is that you follow the customary maintenance outlined in your agreement and keep records of all customary maintenance performed.
What if my vehicle is equipped with an oil change light/indicator reminder system?

Recommended maintenance will need to be performed when your indicator signals you for maintenance, but cannot exceed the customary maintenance intervals outlined in your Global Lifetime Warranty agreement. If you have any
further questions, please contact a claims specialist at 1-800-810-8458.

What is covered by the program?
The program provides coverage stated component coverage for the engine, transmission and drive axle components listed in the agreement for as long as you own your vehicle regardless of how long you own the vehicle or how many miles you drive.
How do I know what maintenance is required to keep my Global Lifetime Warranty agreement inforce?

New Vehicles (Odometer Miles less than 12,001 on the Service Contract Date): Oil, and filter changes must be performed according to the maintenance recommended by the manufacturer which is outlined in Your Owner’ Manual. These services must be performed within 1,000 miles of the manufacturer’s recommended service intervals.

Pre-Owned Vehicles (Odometer Miles between 12,001-100,000 on the Service Contract Date): Oil and filter changes must be performed at the mileage interval outlined on the front page of your agreement. If no interval is chosen, the 5,000-mile interval will apply. These services must be performed within 1,000 miles of the selected service interval.

What is the program limit of liability?

The limit of liability is the NADA average retail value of the vehicle at time of claim.

Why is my dealership suggesting additional maintenance services?

Manufacturers only require a minimum level of services to be performed and will often list them in the owner’s manual. Your driving conditions and environmental conditions can demand additional service work be performed
to keep your vehicle performing at peak levels. While you are only required to complete the minimum services outlined in your Global Lifetime Warranty agreement, we strongly encourage you to follow your dealership’s
recommendations when being offered additional services.

Can my Global Lifetime Warranty agreement be transferred to the next owner if I sell my vehicle?

The agreement is not eligible for transfer.

Can I change my own oil?

No. All services must be performed by a professional service facility. This is to ensure proper documentation, as well as the workmanship of the services performed on your vehicle. See your Global Lifetime Warranty agreement for complete details on customary maintenance requirements.

How do I make a claim if I have a breakdown?

Take your vehicle to any professional service facility, or contact the dealer where you purchased your vehicle, they will handle it from there! If you have any questions that you would like to ask the administrator, you may call 800-
810-8458 and speak with a claims specialist.

What is a professional service facility?

Any service facility that has a license to do business. The facility must be able to provide a detailed repair order that contains the pertinent information regarding the services performed.

When are the claims specialists available to take my call?

Claim specialists are available Monday–Friday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern to answer all your questions.

Do I have to use an ASE certified facility?

No, however, we strongly recommend it. ASE technicians are certified through a national non-profit organization to ensure the technicians competency in many areas of the automotive industry. Repair establishments with at least
one ASE technician are permitted to display the ASE sign. Motorists should look for facilities that display the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence® logo.

Is there a deductible that I need to pay when making a claim?

There is a $50 deductible on the program only when going outside of the Foundation Automotive Group dealers (nationwide). When returning to a Foundation Auto Group dealer, there is no deductible. All parts and labor are
covered 100%.

What if I am traveling out of town and need to have a maintenance service performed while I amtraveling?

You may have your vehicle serviced by any licensed repair facility. If you need assistance with this, you may also contact your selling dealer’s service department for details.

If my vehicle breaks down and the breakdown is covered by the Global Lifetime Warranty agreement,am I required to pay for the repair and then wait to be reimbursed?

No, you are not required to pay for covered repairs out of pocket. All repairs are paid via credit card by the program administrator. Please be sure, however, that all repairs are authorized prior to the repair being completed. Unauthorized repairs will not be covered.

What if I am traveling out of town and have a breakdown that would be covered under my GlobalLifetime Warranty agreement?

If you are within 150 miles of your selling dealer, you are required to have all repairs performed at their facility. If you are 150 miles, or more, away from your selling dealer, you may take your vehicle to any licensed repair facility to
have your repair work completed. For assistance, you may call us at 1-800-810-8458 or you may contact your selling dealer’s service department for details. Remember, all repairs must be pre-authorized, or the claim will not be paid.

What if I need to be towed or need a rental car while my vehicle is being repaired?

Towing and rental car coverage is not provided by your Global Lifetime Warranty agreement. However, if you purchased an extended service contract, your contract will most likely provide that coverage for you.

What if I am traveling out of town and have a breakdown that would be covered under my GlobalLifetime Warranty agreement?

You may have your vehicle repaired by any licensed repair facility. For assistance, you may call us you may contact your selling dealer’s service department. Remember, all repairs must be authorized by the administrator prior to completing the repair, or the claim will not be paid.

Get Covered for a Lifetime

Reach out and get on the road to ultimate coverage with a Global Lifetime Warranty.