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Top Paid Repairs: Q1 2015

Do you worry about expensive car repair bills?

If your car goes wrong, it’s likely you’ll be met with one. You may see it as part and parcel of owning a car or van but you have to admit, when it really comes down to it, hassle free motoring is what we all want. When your vehicle is in the garage there’s a scenario most motorists experience at some point in their lives; that feeling of the unknown where one can only speculate and hope to know the outcome of the repairer’s assessment.

Scaremongering isn’t our intention with this post. When your manufacturer’s warranty expires the car repair bills are your responsibility, so why not take out an extended car warranty and let us foot the bill? Warrantywise offer a used car warranty that is simply the best in the business, and below are the most expensive car repair bills we paid out to our customers in the first quarter of 2015. By showing them to you we hope you see the worth in protecting your bank balance this year and beyond.


Make Model Fault Code Amount Paid
Land Rover Range Rover Engine (various faults) £5034.00
Land Rover Range Rover Ignition Barrel (whole column assembly) £2864.54
Jaguar X-Type Piston £2184.19
BMW 3 Series Engine £2084.00
Dodge Journey Gearbox (automatic) £1924.22


Drilldown of Q1 2015:

  • 30% of repairs came with labour charges of £100+ p/h
  • 58% of repairs required 2 or more new parts
  • 21% of repairs required 5 or more new parts
  • One repair required a total of 31 new parts
  • 2 repairs required full engine replacements
  • 6 water pumps ranging from £509 to £1004
  • 3 gearbox repairs ranging from £1075 to £1924
  • 8 E.G.R valve repairs ranging from £60 to £428
  • 7 spring repairs ranging from £40 to £410
  • 5 turbochargers ranging from £224 to £795
  • 11 fuel system repairs ranging from £30 to £502
  • 5 ignition system repairs ranging from £60 to £2864
  • 4 differential repairs ranging from £273 to £1607
  • 5 braking system repairs ranging from £74 to £716
  • 4 door component repairs ranging from £58 to £108
  • 3 oil leak repairs ranging from £410 to £747
  • 4 multimedia repairs ranging from £286 to £1254
  • 4 sensor repairs ranging from £63 to £318

Find out what we’ve paid out in car repair bills for your car here – Simply choose your vehicle’s make from the drop-down menu.

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Thanks for reading. Make sure to stay tuned to the Warrantywise blog, Facebook and Twitter for more great content throughout 2015!

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