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magusson moss act? #346434 Dec 8, 6:23am Dec 8, 6:23am
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magusson moss act?
i dont know if thats how spell it but i was hoping someone had a link to it or could point me in the right direction on where to find official info on this law--thanks

Re: magusson moss act? [Re: celicadragon] #346435 Dec 8, 8:00am Dec 8, 8:00am
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http://www.pt-tuning.com/policies/Magn-Moss-Act.html

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No aftermarket part or accessory that is properly installed on your vehicle will entirely void your original vehicle manufacturers warranty. According to the provisions in the Magnuson-Moss Warranty - Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act, It is the dealership's responsibility to prove that your modification directly caused or affected the failure you are trying to resolve. With that said, some dealerships are more performance-oriented than others and are more willing to work with customers...
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Re: magusson moss act? [Re: Erick] #346436 Dec 8, 11:45am Dec 8, 11:45am
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thank you


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Re: magusson moss act? [Re: celicadragon] #346437 Dec 8, 12:35pm Dec 8, 12:35pm
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sounds like somone got warranty denied


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Re: magusson moss act? [Re: Illusive] #346438 Dec 8, 6:34pm Dec 8, 6:34pm
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that act doesnt mean shit... there's too many loopholes.

Re: magusson moss act? [Re: spaztikid] #346439 Dec 9, 1:47am Dec 9, 1:47am
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yea theres always ways around things

Re: magusson moss act? [Re: ghostingcelica] #346440 Dec 9, 5:46am Dec 9, 5:46am
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putting an ad in the paper on how a dealership won't satisfy its customers or back its products can have a big impact! grin

Re: magusson moss act? [Re: grcelica] #346441 Dec 9, 9:44am Dec 9, 9:44am
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well i didnt get a warranty denied but my friends parents keep yelling at him for trying to mod his ride saying that will viod his warranty and i just wanted to print it out for him to show them that to shut them up it worked


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Re: magusson moss act? [Re: spaztikid] #346442 Dec 10, 3:28pm Dec 10, 3:28pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid

that act doesnt mean shit... there's too many loopholes.


Well, it doesn't mean shit if it's a shitty tuning job that caused the problem, if the dealership can't prove the mods were directly responsible, they need to honor the warranty.

Only other loophole could be if you're financing through the dealership, and they slip a clause into your financing agreement that states you can't mod your new car, in which case, all they can do is deny you financing, they cannot deny you warranty coverage, even if they put a clause in the warranty agreement that says you will void the warranty if you use aftermarket parts on the new vehicle... Mag/Moss already states they cannot deny warranty service over aftermarket parts, and anything in a signed contract that is opposed to pre-established law is not applicable. The only way they could get you is if you paid $15 or less for the car in question, in which case, magusson-Moss is null and void.

Magnusson Moss may as well be the tuner scene's constitution. SEMA, the aftermarket shops and all those aftermarket companies would probably not exist if it weren't for this law.

Respect where it's due...


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Re: magusson moss act? [Re: Rave669] #346443 Dec 10, 3:48pm Dec 10, 3:48pm
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very well said


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