Premier Cover

A comprehensive level of protection

Our PREMIER Warranty Policy covers over 8,000 mechanical and electrical parts contained with your vehicle, which makes this policy one of our most comprehensive levels of protection.

The components listed below are covered for mechanical and electrical failure and comprise of the listed parts. Any part not specifically mentioned is not covered.

So what exactly is covered? 

 

Air Conditioning:

Compressor & drive clutch, condenser, evaporator, expansion valve, interior fan control switch, pressure & temperature sensors and receiver/drier.

Braking system:

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) pump & control unit & sensors, callipers (not seized), drum brake self-adjusting mechanisms, handbrake control cables & linkages, master & wheel cylinders, pedal assembly, pressure reducing & proportioning valves, and vacuum pump & servo.

Casings:

Casings are covered provided they have been damaged as a direct result of the covered failure of an insured part.

Clutch:

Clutch cover diaphragm, centre plate torque springs, clutch release bearing, clutch fork, clutch master cylinder, slave cylinder, centre plate oil contaminations.

Cooling systems:

Engine cooling water & oil radiators, heater radiator, thermostat & housing, temperature gauge, viscous cooling fan couplings and water pump (non-cam belt driven).

Drivetrain:

Crown wheel, pinion gear, planet gears, planet carriers bearings, all other internal components, half shafts, driveshafts, prop shafts, universal joints, support bearings, constant velocity joints, casings (if damaged by an internal component).

Wheel Bearings:

Failure on front & rear wheel bearings.

Electrics:

Alternator, central locking solenoids and motors, electric door mirror motors, electric window motors, electric sunroof motors, engine cooling fan motors, front & rear screen wiper motors, horn, indicator flasher relay, interior fan motor, starter motor and relays.

Electronic control units (ECUs) & computers:

The air conditioning, anti-lock braking system, automatic gearbox, central door locking system, fuel injection, ignition, engine management, alarm/immobiliser, steering and suspension electronic control units (computers), that were originally fitted to your vehicle when it was first manufactured are covered (upgraded or revised software and firmware, including software and firmware patches and updates, relating directly or indirectly to any components of your vehicle and any retro-fitted ECUs & computers are excluded from cover).

Engine:

All internally lubricated parts are covered including: Camshafts & bearings, camshaft followers & rockers (including hydraulic lash adjusters), connecting rods & bearings, crankshaft & bearings, cylinder block, cylinder bores & liners & seals, cylinder heads, internal bushings & bearings, oil pump & drive, pistons & rings, timing gears & chain & tensioner and valves & springs & guides (burnt or pitted valves and valve seats are excluded from cover). Crankshaft pulley and cylinder head gasket.

Camshaft drive belts:

Camshaft drive belts and tensioners (subject to documented proof that the last due change of camshaft drive belt has taken place as specified by the manufacturer's recommended servicing schedule).

Steering:

Column shaft & tilt mechanism & couplings, hydraulic pumps & reservoir & pressure pipes, steering & idler boxes, rack and pinion assembly (including hydraulic rams and electric motors) and track rods & track rod ends.

Transmissions:

(Including front & centre & rear differentials, front & rear live axles and drive shafts).

Miscellaneous:

Constant velocity joints & boots, crown wheels & pinions, differential gears & thrust washers, drive flanges, external drive shafts, internal bushes & bearings & shafts, internal parts of differential locking mechanisms, propeller shafts & propeller shaft couplings & centre bearings and universal joints. Automatic transmission brake bands & clutches & modulator valves, drive chains, gear lever, gears, hydraulic gear-shift governors & internal servos & valve blocks, internal bearings & bushes, oil pumps, selector forks, shafts (all, including extension shafts), synchromesh hubs and rings and torque converter.

Turbocharger:

Turbocharger units

Flywheels & drive plates:

Flexible drive plate for the automatic transmission's torque converter, solid & dual-mass flywheels (flywheels damaged by clutch friction plates are excluded from cover) and starter ring gear.

Fuel system:

Airflow & air pressure & air temperature sensors and meters, fuel cut-off valves, fuel gauge & sender unit, fuel pressure regulators & accumulators, fuel pumps (including pre-pumps, low & high pressure pumps & injection pumps), injectors (max 2 per policy including petrol & diesel & single-point injectors), oxygen sensors, throttle body assembly and throttle position sensors.

Gearboxes:

(Including automated manual gearboxes, automatic gearboxes, four wheel drive transfer gearboxes, hybrid transaxles, manual gearboxes and transaxles).

Ignition system:

Camshaft sensors, crankshaft sensors and ignition coils.

Oil Seals and Gaskets:

The engine crankshaft rear oil seal and the main gearbox input shaft oil seal are both covered and other oil seals and gaskets that would necessitate the removal of the engine, a gearbox or a final drive unit to carry out repairs are all covered subject to any oil leak from them being sufficiently advanced that oil can be seen to be dripping (slight leaks causing only oil misting or staining are excluded from cover).

Suspension:

Bushes, front and rear coil springs, shock absorbers, upper and lower wishbones, ball joints, swivel joints, McPherson struts, suspension arms, anti-roll bar, anti-roll bar links, self-levelling pump and regulator valves and displacer.

Wear and Tear Cover:

The following are covered for wear and tear only up to 110,000 miles and 10 years, whichever is sooner (inspections may be required): Piston rings, Cylinder bores, Valve Guides, Timing Chain & Tensioner, Manual Gearbox Bearing, Coil Springs, Clutch release bearing, Fuel Pump, Anti-lock Braking System, EGR valve, Air Flow Meter, Power Steering Pump, Wheel Bearings, Shock Absorbers.

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Transport For London

Cars need to meet minimum emission standards when travelling in the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) or the daily charge must be paid.

Minimum emission standards

Petrol: Euro 4
Diesel: Euro 6

The ULEZ will be enforced based on the declared emissions of the vehicle rather than the age. However:

Information from Transport For London

Check this car on the TFL website before purchasing: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/ultra-low-emission-zone/vrm-checker-ulez

SW Car Supermarket

To save timely negotiation all our cars are heavily discounted upfront and offered nearer cost price, saving customers up to £2000 when compared to our competition. This ensures we are treating every customer the same. This fee is a compulsory fee and applies to all customers.

Variable admin fee is charged as listed below:

  1. Retail customers pay £149.
  2. Repeat customers purchasing a 2nd car within 12 months of the original invoice date £0.
  3. Retail customers arranging finance using brokers outside of our immediate panel of lenders £399.
  4. Trade customers making a purchase as the motor trade £499.
  5. Export customers including Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland £499.
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