totalMINI
Home Forum Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Like/Follow Us here: 
MINI Service- End of Warranty Check
Old
  (#1 (permalink))
negativeyardage is Offline
totalBeginner
negativeyardage is on a distinguished road
 
Posts: 20
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: UK
   
Default MINI Service- End of Warranty Check - 24th February 2017, 01:26 PM

Hi folks,
Iíve bought an approved used (2014 Countryman) from Sytner back in Sept.2016. Obviously it had its MOT and checks done before I was handed over the keys.

The car is coming up to its 3rd yr in May 2017 (marking the end of my manufacturer warranty) and therefore will be up for its last TLC covered service. I received a letter from Sytner asking if Iíd like to come in and get that service done and also get their ĎMOT Protectí package. Which is an add-on thing to give me (allegedly) peace of mind further down the line, leaving the normal wear and tear items to consider and the cost of the MOT.

Anyone has any experience with this and any opinions as to if it is something I actually do need or not given the car had its MOT with no issues just 5 month ago?

Also do you think there is any (incremental) advantage of booking the last free of charge service closer to the 3rd yr anniversary (say in late April) or getting it out the way now is just about the same thing?

Any input / opinions would be highlight appreciated.

-ny
  
Reply With Quote
Old
  (#2 (permalink))
7head is Offline
1st Mini
7head is on a distinguished road
 
Posts: 180
Thanks: 5
Thanked 21 Times in 21 Posts
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: West Sussex
   
Default 25th February 2017, 08:51 AM

Hi,

I bought our CM from Sytner. It came with a full year Mini approved used warranty (as yours should if there was less than a year on the full manufacturer warranty period remaining) as part of the approved used scheme the MOT protection is free. If the car fails it's next MOT from a part that has worn it is replaced and is part of the approved used package.


R60 Cooper S auto, Pure red, chilli, media and light packs. Harman Kardon. Lots of mods to come.....
  
Reply With Quote
Old
  (#3 (permalink))
zf44 is Offline
CM SD ALL4 & Roadster SD
zf44 is on a distinguished road
 
zf44's Avatar
 
Posts: 669
Thanks: 64
Thanked 197 Times in 164 Posts
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Gloucestershire
   
Default 25th February 2017, 09:21 AM

The TLC service package should be for 5 years or 50k miles which ever comes sooner, what mileage has your CM covered? If less than 50k miles, I would wait for the onboard computer to prompt you to take it in for a service.


Current
2013/13 Mini Roadster 2.0 Cooper SD.
2016/16 Mini Countryman 2.0 Cooper SD All4.

Previous
2013/13 Mini Countryman 2.0 Cooper SD All4.

~ Our CM SD All4
~ 10,000 miles report
~ 20,000 miles report
~ 30,000 miles report
~ 40,000 miles report

2011/11 Mini Countryman 1.6 Cooper D 2WD.

~ 25,000 miles report
~ 35,000 miles report
  
Reply With Quote
Old
  (#4 (permalink))
negativeyardage is Offline
totalBeginner
negativeyardage is on a distinguished road
 
Posts: 20
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: UK
   
Default 25th February 2017, 02:16 PM

Thanks both. I should brush up on my paperwork re full years coverage from the day I bought the car off Sytner.


Its on almost 24.7k miles now. I started getting the on board computer systems prompt about a month ago when I was on about 24.3k miles.

From the paper work I was given I understand it went under Mini Service (before my acquisition) when it was on 15.2k miles about 11 months ago.
  
Reply With Quote
Old
  (#5 (permalink))
wlondoner is Offline
totalAddict
wlondoner is on a distinguished road
 
wlondoner's Avatar
 
Posts: 133
Thanks: 3
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: London
   
Default 12th June 2017, 11:48 AM

For the free end of warranty check make sure you book it in before the warranty has ended

If you call on the day it ended even then you can't book it in they won't allow which is a bit off


Now:F56 MINI Dooper MidnightBlack (Chili, Full White leather, Connected XL Nav, adaptive dampers, heated seats, HUD, Harmon Kardon speakers, black alloys)
Before:F56 MINI Dooper IcedChoc (Chili,VisualBoost,Leather)
Before: R56 MINI Cooper Lightning Blue (Chili,half leather)
Before :R50 MINI One Moonlight Black (Pepper)
+ 2 Audi TT MK2s in between.
  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
mot protect, service, warranty

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0 RC2
vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com