Can I request the manufacturer to pay for the broken engine if my car was just out of the manufacturer's warranty?
Question Details: A few days ago, my friend heard a noise coming from the front of her car 3 year old vehicle. She took it to a dealer and was told that the engine was broken. It needs replacement which will cost more than $20,000. Her car is 7000 miles beyond the warranty mileage of 50,000.
You can "request" in the sense that you can ask, but there is no way to mak ethem pay if they choose to not do so. A manufacturer is not liable or responsible for an engine breaking after three years unless this is covered under a warranty--but you write that the car is past the warranty mileage; therefore, the warranty no longer applies.
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