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Old 07-10-2016, 07:26 AM
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Looking to purchase warranty, from experience what company are people using? Any good or bad experiences?

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I used carchex for my 09 CLS63. Company was great and always paid out. My MB SA said it was the best aftermarket company they ever dealt with.
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Yes car has 65,000 with all maitenance records. No issues with it so far it's not a daily driver. I was looking into Carchex. Thanks for feedback. There were quite a few items replaced at 46,000 by MB as per service records.

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I bought the USAA Assurant warranty for my 08. So far it has paid out for a failed power folding mirror motor (~$700), rails, cables and motor for panoramic roof (~$4,000) and some seal and plug that was seeping oil (~$300).

They have yet to refuse a claim and they are relatively quick on decisions. There is no deductible.

Highly recommended.
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USAA is the way to!! I've had them for years with no issues on getting repairs approved..
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USAA is only for active military and vets correct ?
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I bought the assurant warranty through carchex since I don't have USAA. Dropped off the car today to have some work done, will know tomorrow exactly what is covered/isn't covered. Fingers are crossed.
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USAA is only for active military and vets correct ?
It's for military and their families. My father-in-law was a Navy Carrier pilot, retired in 1987, I've had USAA through my wife since then. Excellent insurance, no BS, fast claims settlement.
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Update from the dealer:

Engine mounts - $1,187
Dynamic seat bladder - $1,440
Front sway bar bushings - $355
Lower control arm - $785
Total - $3,767

Not including the ridiculous $3,207 estimate to fix the auto up/down seatbelt on the driver side as there is a broken tab on the seat frame and they want to adjust the whole thing.

Dealer reached out to Assurant and is awaiting approval for the repairs. Fingers crossed that everything is covered but not too worried if the dynamic seat is left out.
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Originally Posted by jyang7788 View Post
Update from the dealer:

Engine mounts - $1,187
Dynamic seat bladder - $1,440
Front sway bar bushings - $355
Lower control arm - $785
Total - $3,767

Not including the ridiculous $3,207 estimate to fix the auto up/down seatbelt on the driver side as there is a broken tab on the seat frame and they want to adjust the whole thing.

Dealer reached out to Assurant and is awaiting approval for the repairs. Fingers crossed that everything is covered but not too worried if the dynamic seat is left out.
What plan did you end up getting ? Platinum ? is it exclusionary ? details please.
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I got the Carchex Titanium exclusionary policy. I'll pay the $$ for piece of mind. Thanks for the feedback.
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You guys mind sharing what you paid for the policy ,
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What plan did you end up getting ? Platinum ? is it exclusionary ? details please.
Mine was from Assurant but sold to me through Carchex, labeled as the "Premium" plan. Exclusionary coverage for 3 years and 30k miles on a 2008 s550 4matic with 60k miles.

Paid $5,100 which is probably a bit more than others given I'm not a USAA member but seems to be worth it, pending the decision they're currently making on my repairs.
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I paid $6100, for Carchex Titanium exclusionary plan. 3 years 37k and they will still cover with my 20 inch AMG wheels (which are not stock) all electronics, suspensions etc. only things not covered are wear and tear items and exhaust. Also plan pay will pay up to NADA value of vehicle per incident. This is with $100 detuctable. $500 detectable would bring it down to $4600. It certainly is not cheap but piece of mind.

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Mine was from Assurant but sold to me through Carchex, labeled as the "Premium" plan. Exclusionary coverage for 3 years and 30k miles on a 2008 s550 4matic with 60k miles.

Paid $5,100 which is probably a bit more than others given I'm not a USAA member but seems to be worth it, pending the decision they're currently making on my repairs.
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Originally Posted by Boriqua935 View Post
I paid $6100, for Carchex Titanium exclusionary plan. 3 years 37k and they will still cover with my 20 inch AMG wheels (which are not stock) all electronics, suspensions etc. only things not covered are wear and tear items and exhaust. Also plan pay will pay up to NADA value of vehicle per incident. This is with $100 detuctable. $500 detectable would bring it down to $4600. It certainly is not cheap but piece of mind.
I think I was also offered something similar from Carchex. Weird though, I guess Carchex was selling both their warranty and Assurant as well.
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I paid about $3300 for my exclusionary policy I bought through my credit union. Covers me for 7 yrs/75k miles, $100 deductible. So far in 20 months, they have paid out over $11k in claims without blinking an eye. I haven't had a claim since Feb, so I'm waiting for the other shoe to fall.
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Carchex Titanium plan, 3 yrs/30k miles (was on my 09 CLS63) 4300 with 100 deductible. I opted for the no interest pymts of $180/month for 24 months.
They paid out about $6k in the 2.5 yrs I had it.
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Originally Posted by DaveW68 View Post
I paid about $3300 for my exclusionary policy I bought through my credit union. Covers me for 7 yrs/75k miles, $100 deductible. So far in 20 months, they have paid out over $11k in claims without blinking an eye. I haven't had a claim since Feb, so I'm waiting for the other shoe to fall.
Thats a killer deal.

I cannot find a single credit union in CA that will cover s class, let alone for that kind of a steal price.
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Yeah no one will match Dave's deal.

It is weird how Carchex/Assurant pricing is. Around $4K pricing for titanium/hi tech pricing for myself with a 2007 S600 at 30K miles.

I'm more interested in how they (recent post) reconcile it with the dealer. When I had mine in they needed to inspect the thing.
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Thats a killer deal.

I cannot find a single credit union in CA that will cover s class, let alone for that kind of a steal price.
Where in CA are you? What's your current mileage? And year and model of Benz?
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Where in CA are you? What's your current mileage? And year and model of Benz?
Bay Area (Silicon Valley)

2012 s550 RWD 19,7xx miles - CPO until March 2017
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Click on the following link. If you or an immediate family member (parent, sibling, child, grandparent....or cousin...I think) work for one of the companies on the list, you'd be eligible to join Baxter Credit Union and then purchase the same warranty that I have. If the family member works for one of these companies and are not currently a member of Baxter Credit Union, they would have to join (it's free) first before you could join. At least that's what I was told. Anybody who lives in Northern IL can join Baxter CU without that criteria and get the warranty. Warranty pricing depends on mileage at time of purchase, length & miles wanted, and plan & deductible. Platinum is the only way to go with this plan.

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Click on the following link. If you or an immediate family member (parent, sibling, child, grandparent....or cousin...I think) work for one of the companies on the list, you'd be eligible to join Baxter Credit Union and then purchase the same warranty that I have. If the family member works for one of these companies and are not currently a member of Baxter Credit Union, they would have to join (it's free) first before you could join. At least that's what I was told. Anybody who lives in Northern IL can join Baxter CU without that criteria and get the warranty. Warranty pricing depends on mileage at time of purchase, length & miles wanted, and plan & deductible. Platinum is the only way to go with this plan.

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Hello cousin Dave!! its good to finally have found my long lost cousin. Baxter here I come
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Hello cousin Dave!! its good to finally have found my long lost cousin. Baxter here I come
I've tried that for a couple of other people who live out of state. Unfortunately it doesn't work. But if you can find another company who sells the CUNA Mutual Mechanical Repair Policy, then you can get exactly what I have. You can get the Platinum policy (exclusionary) as long as your starting mileage is under 70k. Do a Google search or all credit unions in the Bay area and start calling around to see if they sell the above mentioned policy and if you're eligible to join the credit union.
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