How to Make a Claim
Perhaps you find yourself on the way to the store when suddenly the car stops and you need to pull over. You know that you have purchased an extended warranty solution through the Chaiz marketplace but you are not entirely sure how to make a claim. In this article we will give you all the information you need in order to access your contract and make a claim.
Filing a Claim with Chaiz
Chaiz is an online marketplace that helps you research, compare and purchase the best vehicle protection from the top warranty administrators in the industry. We as Chaiz are not involved in the claims handling and in the event of a breakdown, your warranty administrator will approve and process your claim. Your administrator’s contact details can be found in your contract or you can log in to your account on Chaiz and find the details there.
Regardless of the administrator you decide to go with, there are a few universal best practices to keep in mind when you need to file a claim. Should you find yourself in a situation where you have experienced a mechanical failure keep to these practices to ensure the best possible outcome:
- Stop using the vehicle once you have noticed an issue to prevent further damage
- Be sure to take your vehicle to a licensed repair center
- Get authorization from your administrator before starting with repairs
- If a tear-down and/or inspection is required, get authorization from your administrator first
- Pay for any applicable deductible
- Make a copy of all documents from the claim and repair process
For a more detailed guide on what to do to file a claim, we recommend that you review your contract. All the information you will need on how to make a claim will be laid out in the contract with your administrator. You will be able to access your contract via the Chaiz client area for your convenience.
Are you still on the fence and need to know more about extended car warranties?
First off, an extended car warranty is in fact offered by the manufacturer while a vehicle service contract is offered by third-party providers. Many factory extended car warranties are available but offer little in flexibility and coverage. The providers found on the Chaiz marketplace offer a variety of plans that cater for all levels. Many of these plans also come with optional coverage and extra perks.
Chaiz offers you the opportunity to use our fantastic search tool that will list the best vehicle service contracts quotes for your vehicle. Each quote is equipped with an additional details tab where you can see the full list of items covered under that specific plan. Once you have found the plan that fits your needs you can complete the purchase online. No need to spend hours on the phone trying to compare quotes and figure out the jargon surrounding the plans. We simplify everything and focus on supplying affordable coverage in the event of a mechanical breakdown to all.
The reason a vehicle service contract is important is that mechanical parts are costly to replace and labor can vary depending on the location of the part and extent of damage. A small repair such as a water pump replacement could easily set you back $700 to $800. Larger car repairs go up into the thousands. With auto protection cover you will be covered for the most critical parts, keeping your car on the road.
Here are our top 5 reasons to consider buying a vehicle service contract for your car with Chaiz:
- Our 30-day money-back guarantee.
- Cancelation at any time.
- 24/7 customer support.
- No hidden fees, and,
- No unwanted calls.
How to Compare Warranty Plans on Chaiz?
Begin by jotting down all the information you will need to get warranty quotes for your vehicle. You will need to know the year of your car, current odometer reading, estimated yearly mileage usage, and your VIN (Problems finding your VIN?). Armed with this information you will be able to get quotes efficiently to make the best comparisons.
Now you have the information you need to get started on your quotes quest. Chaiz’s search tool is easy-to-use and assists in transparent comparison. Input your information into the Chaiz search tool and you will see all warranty plan options. Choose the type of warranty you want for your car and see what providers have available for your vehicle.
As mentioned, each plan has further details available as to what is covered by the plan with the benefits these plans include. Use this information to detail price, parts covered, optional extras, and the additional benefits in a list. Go ahead and decide on what your budget is and which items offered in these plans are important to you. The one that fits your budget and covers the majority of your needs will be the best plan for you.
Here at Chaiz, we offer you the chance to comfortably search for a warranty solution that is perfect for your model car and mileage usage. Plus, you will find a plan fit for your budget rather than trying to fit it into your budget.