Warranty

Drive away with complete peace of mind.

A warranty can provide important peace of mind for vehicle owners by covering the cost of essential repairs required to keep the vehicle on the road.

Each car we sell comes inspected & road-tested by our vehicle technicians and for peace of mind Bishop's Motor Company supplies a "Driver" warranty with all vehicles sold, included in the vehicles asking price.

For more information, please contact us or read some of our frequently asked questions below.

What length of warranty will I get?

This depends on the purchase price of your vehicle.

All vehicles under £1500 come with a maximum six-month warranty included in the price.

Unless otherwise stated all vehicles over £1500 come with a 12-month warranty.

Is there a claim limit?

There is a single claim limit of £250

Who do I contact if I need to make a claim?

If you need to make a claim on your warranty please contact Driver administration on 0845 644 8595.

What does the warranty cover? + (click to expand)

The following mechanical or electrical items specifically listed will be covered if the terms and conditions of the warranty are fully complied with:

Engine

Cycliner Block (excluding cracks and porosity); Cylinder bores and liners (excluding cracks and porosity); Crankshaft; Crank main bearings; big end bearings; oil pump; con-rods; gudgeon pins; small end bearings; pistons; piston rings; cylinder head (excluding cracks and porosity); rocker shaft; rockers; hydraulic lifters; camshaft and cam followers; push rods; camshaft bearings; inlet and exhaust valves, valve springs, valve guides; cylinder head gasket; inlet manifold; timing gears; timing chains; timing belt/chain tensioner; flywheel or flex plate, starter ring gear. (excludes overheating, de-coking, burnt, pitted and sticking valves). NB Failure of timing belt not covered

Rotary Engine

Rotors, vanes, rotor seals, rotor central shaft

Manual gearbox

Gears and gear clusters, selectors and shafts, synchromesh assemblies, ball and roller bearings, needle bearings, bushes and transfer gears.

Automatic gearbox

Governor, valve block, oil pump, gears, brake bands, clutches, seals, servos, shafts, bearings and bushes, modulator valve and transfer gears.

Brakes

Brake master cylinder

Clutch

Clutch plate, pressure plate, release thrust bearing, oil contamination (centre plate only), master and slave cylinders; clutch cabling including self-adjusting mechanism and clutch damper.

Differential

Internal shafts, bearings and bushes, thrust washers, spacers and bevel gears. Planetary gear assembly, crown wheel and pinion assembly. Includes front, rear and centre differentials (excluding viscous couplings and fluid differentials).

Front-wheel drive

Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings and constant velocity joints (excludes gaiters and bushes).

Rear-wheel drive

Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints, half shafts and bearings (excludes gaiters and bushes).

Engine Cooling System

Water pump

Electrical system

Starter motor and alternator

Full details including exclusions and terms and conditions can be found in the warranty booklet provided to all customers after purchase.