370 Raglan Street, Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z1, Canada

Collingwood Fine Cars is an independent repair facility, we are not reimbursed by the vehicle designer or manufacturer.  We try to save clients money by sending them to the dealer under the following conditions.

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Automotive Recalls: An automotive recall is a proactive action taken by an automaker to address a safety-related defect or non-compliance with regulatory standards in their vehicles. Recalls are typically initiated by the manufacturer or mandated by regulatory authorities. When a recall is issued, the automaker notifies vehicle owners about the identified issue and offers a free repair or replacement of the affected component to ensure the safety and reliability of the vehicle. Recalls generally apply to specific models, production years, or VIN ranges and are performed at authorized dealerships.

Warranty Extensions: A warranty extension is a program offered by the automaker to extend the duration of coverage for specific components or systems beyond the original warranty period. This extension is often provided in response to a known or potential issue that may arise after the standard warranty expires. Warranty extensions are not typically related to safety concerns but are aimed at addressing reliability or performance issues. The automaker may proactively notify vehicle owners about the warranty extension, and repairs or replacements related to the extended coverage are usually performed at authorized dealerships.

Extended Warranty: An extended warranty is an optional coverage plan that vehicle owners can purchase to extend the warranty coverage beyond the manufacturer's standard warranty. Extended warranties are typically offered by the automaker or third-party companies and provide additional protection against unexpected repair costs. The terms, coverage, and duration of an extended warranty can vary depending on the provider and the specific plan chosen. Extended warranties may cover various components or systems of the vehicle, including mechanical and electrical components. Repairs covered by an extended warranty can be performed at authorized dealerships or authorized repair facilities, depending on the terms of the warranty.

In summary, recalls address safety-related defects or non-compliance, warranty extensions extend coverage for specific components or systems beyond the original warranty, and extended warranties are optional plans purchased by the vehicle owner to extend coverage beyond the manufacturer's warranty. Recalls and warranty extensions are typically provided by the automaker, while extended warranties can be offered by the automaker or third-party companies. It's important to review the specific terms and conditions of each to understand the coverage, duration, and requirements for repairs or replacements.