[BiturboS4] Blown Turbos (Non-Chipped S4) - Update

Kjos' fastwheels3 at attbi.com
Fri Apr 11 09:04:27 EDT 2003

Not exactly. I am an example of Audi honoring a blown turbo warranty
slightly outside of the official warranty (on a previous car). Audi must be
consistent. If they honor a slight extension for one, they should for all
under similar circumstances. I think there is a legal argument. Wally?

John Kjos

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian McCloghrie" <ian at codrus.com>
To: "j y" <jimnetpa at yahoo.com>
Cc: "Bruce Mendel" <brucem105 at comcast.net>; "biturbos4"
<biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] Blown Turbos (Non-Chipped S4) - Update

> On Apr 10, 2003 j y wrote:
> > So, that being said - in my opinion - it's is
> > unreasonable for a manufacturer to try and weasle out
> > of a claim when the machine is just 2k mi over the
> > warranty expiration - that is just TOO close - like
> What "weaseling"?  They promised you warranty coverage until 3 years/50K
> miles, whichever came first (or 4 years if you have an '01).  If there
> are 50,001 miles on the car, well, that's more than 50K, they are under
> no obligation whatsoever to cover repairs to your car.  This isn't a case
> of denying a warranty based upon some unrelated trivial modification,
> it's open and shut.  Anything Audi covers for you comes out of the
> "good customer relations" budget.
> As for the lemon law -- there are very specific guidlines for which the
> lemon law can be invoked.  These guidelines vary from state to state,
> but as far as I know, a single expensive failure outside of the warranty
> period generally isn't one of them.
> --Ian
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