Mercedes Benz Extended Warranty Summaries

Mercedes Benz Warranty Tier 1

This warranty is not available for cars over 100,000 miles. The claim limit is the value of the car.

Everything is covered except:

  • All service items which will require periodic replacement. 
  • Any item that has worn out rather than suffered from a defect after 100,000 miles
  • Auxiliary drive belts 
  • Brake friction material and discs/drums 
  • Light bulbs and fuses 
  • Diesel glow plugs 
  • Reprogramming/software updates 
  • Hoses, hose clips and connectors 
  • Glass 
  • All hinges 
  • Interior/Exterior trim 
  • Wheels and tyres 
  • Wiper blades 
  • Body work/body seals

Mercedes Benz Warranty Tier 2

This warranty is not available for cars over 100,000 miles. The claim limit is the value of the car.

Items covered are:

  • Braking System: Brake Master cylinder, brake callipers (excluding seized units), wheel cylinders, restricter valve, brake servo unit, ABS modulator and sensors.
  • Engine Cooling System: Water pump, viscous fan coupling, radiator, oil cooler, heater matrix. Clutch: Center plate, pressure plate, release bearing, oil contamination (centre plate only) and master and slave cylinders.
  • Electrical System: Alternator, starter motor and solenoid, distributor, electronic ignition amplifier, wiper motors, heater fan motors, centralised locking, window motors, washer motors, sun roof motor, indicator flasher relay, engine management ECU.
  • Engine: The rocker assembly, including hydraulic followers, inlet and exhaust valves [not burnt valves], springs and guides, cylinder head [not cracks and de-coking], cylinder head gasket [except skim], push rods, camshaft and followers, timing gears and chains[excluding tensioner], oil pump, pistons and rings, cylinder bores, con rods, gudgeon pins and bearings, crankshaft and bearings, inlet manifold, flywheel and ring gear.
  • Rear wheel drive: Half shafts, rear-wheel external drive shafts, including constant velocity joints, universal joints and couplings [not gaiters]. Internal crown wheel and pinion, gears, shafts, bearings and bushes, thrust washers and spacers.
  • Fuel System: Carburettors, automatic choke, lift pump, mechanical or electrical fuel pumps and tank sender unit.
  • Fuel Injection System: Throttle body, airflow meter, idle control valve, cold start valve, warm up regulator, overrun cut off valve, throttle potentiometer, fuel accumulator, pressure regulator, map sensor (except injectors and heater plugs).
  • Gearbox: Internal gears, synchromesh hubs, selectors, shafts, bearings and bushes and transfer gears.
  • Steering: Steering rack and pinion [not gaiters], steering box, power steering rack and pump, power steering reservoir and idler box.
  • Timing belts: Timing belts are covered provided that the last due change of belt has taken place as specified by the manufacturer's schedule [proof required].
  • Turbo/Super charger: The Turbo/Super charger unit is covered.

Anything not specified is not covered.

Mercedes Benz Driveline Warranty (basic cover)

This warranty is available for any vehicle - max claim is £5,000.

  • Casings: Casings are covered only when damaged by the failure of an insured component.
  • Engine: All internally lubricated components, including but not limited to the following: Cylinder head, cylinder head gasket, valves (excluding decarbonisation, burnt or pitted valves and valve seats), valve springs, valve guides, camshaft and bearings, camshaft followers, hydraulic lifters, timing gears, timing chains, piston and piston rings, cylinder liners and liner seals, connecting rods and small end bearings, gudgeon pins, crankshaft and crankshaft bearings, oil pump and oil pump drive, distributor driveshaft, flywheel, starter motor ring gear, engine management sensors.
  • Final Drive: All internally lubricated components, including but not limited to the following: Crown wheel and pinion, differential gears and bearings, 4X4 transfer box, halfshaft, halfshaft bearings, driveshafts, bearings and constant velocity joints, propeller shaft universal joints and centre bearing, wheel bearings, final drive sensors. (Excluding rubber boots and gaiters)
  • Gearbox: All internally lubricated components, including but not limited to the following: Gears, shafts, synchroniser hubs and baulk rings, selector shafts and selector forks, internal bearings and bushes, oil pump, valve and valve block, clutches and brake bands, governor, torque converter, modulator valve, gearbox sensors (Excluding external linkages).
  • Miscellaneous: The rectification of oil leaks is not covered and the cost of seals and gaskets will only be accepted where they are required as a direct consequence of a valid claim under the insurance.
  • Sundries: Working materials i.e. oils, filters, antifreeze are claimable as a direct result of a valid claim providing the vehicle is not within 1,000 miles of its next scheduled service.
  • Timing Belts: Timing belts and tensioners are covered providing that the last due change has taken place as specified by the manufacturer's schedule (proof required). Damage subsequently caused if timing belt has not been changed as specified by the manufacturer is specifically excluded.
  • Turbo/Super charger: Factory fitter turbocharger or supercharger, intercooler and wastegate.

Anything not specified is not covered.

Important Notice about this Mercedes Extended Warranty Review

The above information has been gained from the manufacturer's press office and sales literature, and is correct as of March 2012.  Please contact us with any omissions or amendments.