20 Year/ 200,000 Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty
Included on most vehicles sold at Steves Dealerships. See your Sales Representative for specific details of the Steves Pledge 20 Year, 200,000 Powertrain Limited Warranty.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does the 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Steves Chevrolet Buick Warranty program cover?
A: The 200,000 Mile Steves Chevrolet Buick Warranty covers parts and labor on all approved engine, transmission, and driveline failures including applicable seals and gaskets. See the question below for a list of all the covered components and disclosures.
Q: What do I have to do to keep the 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Steves Chevrolet Buick Warranty in effect?
A: Simply maintain the vehicle at any ASE certified service repair shop, in accordance with the Manufacturer’s Recommended Maintenance Schedule. Note that the recommended maintenance must be performed according to the maintenance schedule booklet. If not serviced at one of Steves Chevrolet Buick dealerships, records of service repair will be required.
Q: Where can I find the Manufacturer’s Recommended Maintenance Schedule for my vehicle?
A: See your Maintenance Guide given at the time of delivery or call and speak to a Steves Chevrolet Buick Service Advisor.
Q: Do I have to have my maintenance work done at Steves Chevrolet Buick?
A: It is not necessary to have your maintenance work performed at a Steves Chevrolet Buick dealership, but the maintenance must be documented.
Q: Do I have to have my warranty work done at Steves Chevrolet Buick?
A: Any warranty work completed once the 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Warranty goes into effect (i.e. after the manufacturer’s warranty is expired), will need to be completed at one of Steves Chevrolet Buick dealerships.
Q: What does this warranty cost me?
A: NOTHING! The 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Warranty is included with the purchase of new Chevrolet/Buick and used vehicles sold at Steves Chevrolet Buick dealerships
Q: Can I change my own oil?
A: You may change your own oil, but you must keep date-stamped supporting documentation, i.e.: receipts for oil, filters, etc. and will have to keep an oil change log each time an oil change is completed showing that it has been done within the recommended mileage intervals. The date of receipts must be in line with the recommended mileage intervals of your vehicle.
Q: Am I responsible for paying a deductible when making a claim?
A: There is no deductible for the Original Factory portion of the Powertrain Warranty. However, when the factory warranty expires, there will be $500 deductible on all covered items.
Q: Does my 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty contract provide towing?
A: When towing is necessary, your vehicle will be towed to the issuing dealer or the closest affiliated dealer. Towing assistance will be covered up to $75 per occurrence when your vehicle is towed to the issuing dealer or affiliate.
Q: Is the 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty transferrable?
A: No. The 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty expires upon transfer to any subsequent owners. It is only good for “Original Owners” (as defined below).
Q: Where are Steves Chevrolet Buick Dealerships Located?
A: Steves Chevrolet Buick has two service centers. One in Oakdale, California, and one in Chowchilla (Steves Chevrolet Buick of Chowchilla). All warranty work can be performed at any one of these locations.
Q: Which brands are this warranty included with?
A: All brands sold by Steves Chevrolet Buick dealerships! Why would you buy anywhere else?!
Powertrain Coverage: For “Original Owners” (as defined below), the 20 Year / 200,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty begins upon the expiration of the manufacturer’s warranty and will continue to cover the following components up to 240 months or 200,000 miles from the Original Date of Sale, whichever comes first. It does not cover normal wear and tear, maintenance, or those items excluded elsewhere.
The items covered by the Limited Powertrain Warranty include:
**In the Transmission: Transmission/Transaxle case and all internally lubricated parts including ring and pinion gears; oil pump, cover, gears, housing, and vanes; torque converter; valve body(s); throttle valve; valve pack; governor, gear switches; solenoids; bands; automatic transmission/transaxle clutch, drums, pistons, and steel plates; planetary and sun gears; servos and rings; blockers; synchronizer hubs and keys; bearings; bushings; supports and shafts; control rings; yoke; extension housing; speedometer drive gears; accumulators and rings; adjusters; all internal fasteners, nuts, and bolts; shift cover and forks; separate bell housing; oil pan; detent cable; kick down link; TVI/throttle cable; vacuum modulator; transmission mounts; transfer case and all internal parts contained within the transfer case; seals and gaskets. (STANDARD TRANSMISSION CLUTCH ASSEMBLIES AND ALL COMPONENT PARTS ARE NOT COVERED.)
**In the Drive Axle: Differential/axle housing(s) and all internally lubricated parts including the axle flange; ring and pinion gear/carrier assembly; spider gears and bearings; pins; retainers; positraction clutches, plates and springs; cover; constant velocity joints; slip joint; front-wheel drive axles/half-shafts and wheel bearings; u-joints; couplings; flex disc; prop shafts; center support bearings; seals and gaskets.
**Fluid Coverage: We will pay for the replacement of necessary fluids, oils, greases, and lubricants that must be replaced in conjunction with a covered repair. This coverage does not apply to shop supplies.
DISCLAIMER: See dealer for complete warranty details. A copy of the warranty is available to read prior to sale at the dealership. Warranty not offered on leases. Commercial use, including being used for hire to the public (i.e. taxi, delivery services), being used to transport people for hire (i.e. Uber, Lyft) or vehicles registered in a business name are excluded. Corvette, Hellcat, Demon, Honda GT Civic, Camaro ZL-1, and Nissan GTR are excluded models.
Original Owner: An Original Owner is defined as the first retail purchaser who takes delivery of the new vehicle on its Original Date of Sale.