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Choosing the Right Extended Vehicle Service Contract Provider

While most vehicles come with manufacturer’s warranties, those only last for so long and only cover certain problems. Many problems that occur with a vehicle will do so as the car ages. Those looking to purchase a vehicle want to be covered when these problems occur. Therefore, they may be looking for an extended service contract. The right extended service provider will allow you to offer the best coverage for these problems, ensuring that those buying vehicles are satisfied with their purchase. Here are a few ways to help you find the right extended service contract provider.

Find an Experienced Company

There are a number of quality companies that will provide extended service contracts to customers but there are also some scam companies. These companies usually aren’t around very long as they tend to close once a large number of claims start to come in. A way to avoid partnering with a scam company is to find one that has been around for a number of years. If they have remained in business for several years, this will ensure that they are providing quality service to customers.

Know What’s Covered

When someone purchases a vehicle, they likely have in mind what they want to be covered should something go wrong. While some may only want the minimal amount of coverage, others may want extensive coverage. When shopping at a dealership, a customer will likely not know what full coverage entails. Rather than providing false information, it’s important to fully understand the coverage that an extended service provider offers. This will allow you to provide accurate information to customers looking to purchase a vehicle.

Customizable Packages

While some extended service providers offer strict packages, others allow for customization. This allows a dealer to provide exactly what a customer wants in an extended service contract. This will ensure that the person purchasing the contract gets the coverage that they desire and in an affordable way.

Ensure You Can Get in Touch

When offering a third-party service to a customer, you’re putting your reputation on the line. If you recommend a service from another company and they don’t offer quality customer service, it will reflect poorly on you. When partnering with an extended service contract provider, they should be easy to get in touch with. This means that they should provide a phone number and a way to contact the company online. If the company offers this information, it will be easier for customers to contact them if they have questions, need to file a claim, or make a payment.

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Understand the Deductible

When someone purchases an extended service contract, they will want to know exactly how much it will cost them. Sometimes this can be determined by a deductible. It’s important for the customer to understand that purchasing the cheapest option or cheapest deductible could result in them paying more of the repair bill. Fully understanding the deductible of an extended service provider will allow you to explain it to a customer.

An extended service contract offers protection for a vehicle well beyond that of the manufacturer’s warranty. When choosing an extended service provider, it’s important to do your due diligence to ensure that it is a quality company. These tips will help you to ensure you’ve found the right provider. Contact Freedom Warranty if you’re looking for extended vehicle protection providers.

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