Is a car battery covered under a Mechanical Warranty policy?

Your car battery is not covered under a Mechanical Warranty policy. A Mechanical Warranty policy does not cover normal wear and tear deterioration. Your car battery is susceptible to normal wear and tear and is, therefore, not covered.

Mechanical Warranty policy from Bidvest Insurance

A Mechanical Warranty is designed to protect your car from mechanical and electrical breakdowns. Our Mechanical Warranty product provides extensive cover for cars of various ages and kilometres.

A car is made up of thousands of moving parts. These parts are constantly moving at high speeds and are susceptible to developing problems. Some components of your vehicle may become more vulnerable with age. This may increase the likelihood that something unexpected will go wrong.

Don’t get left stranded by a mechanical or electrical breakdown. Your wallet and car is protected from mechanical or electrical failures with a Mechanical Warranty.

Does a Mechanical Warranty cover a car battery?

No, a Mechanical Warranty does not cover a car battery. While a Mechanical Warranty does not cover a car battery, it will provide you with roadside assistance in the event of a flat battery. A Mechanical Warranty provide roadside assistance in the following circumstances:

  • Towing, up to 400 kilometres.
  • Changing of flat tyres.
  • Flat battery assistance.
  • Locksmith to retrieve keys locked in the car.
  • Up to 5 days car hire.
  • Hotel accommodation, for up to R3000, if you’re more than 100 kilometres away from home.

What does a Mechanical Warranty cover?

Bidvest Insurance ensures that your car is protected. With a Mechanical Warranty, your car is covered for:

  • Gearboxes
  • Engine components
  • Steering mechanisms
  • Braking systems
  • Suspensions
  • Fuel systems

*Please refer to the policy wording of your specific warranty to ensure you know exactly what is covered.

Your car is your pride and joy. You want to ensure that both your pride, joy and your wallet are always protected. The only way you can do this is by purchasing a Mechanical Warranty. Protect yourself from budget-breaking breakdowns with a Mechanical Warranty from Bidvest Insurance.

Cover for you and for your car.

Bidvest Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products to meet both your personal and vehicular needs.

Insurance options for you:

  • Cyber Rescue
  • Panic Alert
  • Legal Angel
  • Personal Accident Insurance

Insurance options for your car:

  • Scratch and Dent
  • Tyre Angel
  • Theftbuster Plus
  • Warranty
  • Driver Assist
  • Key Angel

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