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post #1 of 37 Old 08-05-2009, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
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Warranty and the voiding of....

So do we know yet what actually voids the warranty does CAI void it a tune I would assume anyone have any facts yet ?
Also I kind of liked 5go why the name change? if this was covered anywhere else im sorry

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Only way it void warranty is they have to prove the part you modified was the cause of the problem....

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Only way it void warranty is they have to prove the part you modified was the cause of the problem....
So we can have them tuned without worry ,, sounds good to me thanks

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So we can have them tuned without worry ,, sounds good to me thanks

Just don't blow the engine up They will say the tuned caused it

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a tune will void your warranty, that's what I read, and I feel that a dealer can easily make a case in saying that a tune caused a malfunction in whatever you're claiming
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thats when you have another stock ecu to cover your butt lol

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Just don't blow the engine up They will say the tuned caused it
SO true

Not much voids the warranty, they may refuse a claim on a particular issue, but the warranty as a whole is not void. That seems to be a common mis-conception on forums like this.

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a tune will void your warranty, that's what I read, and I feel that a dealer can easily make a case in saying that a tune caused a malfunction in whatever you're claiming
A generalization. Something powertrain/drive train related? Probably so, but it pretty much ends there.

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A tuner who knows what he's doing can make the tune "invisible"...or if you have issues, you can have the PCM flashed back to stock before you go to the dealer. And you can always swap the stock CAI back in as well.

I don't think dealers are all that worried about it unless you blow up anything major...like your motor/trans/rear...and if I did that, I'd get everything back to as close to stock if possible just to be safe.

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A tuner who knows what he's doing can make the tune "invisible"...or if you have issues, you can have the PCM flashed back to stock before you go to the dealer. And you can always swap the stock CAI back in as well.

I don't think dealers are all that worried about it unless you blow up anything major...like your motor/trans/rear...and if I did that, I'd get everything back to as close to stock if possible just to be safe.
Not sure about invisible, but returning it back to stock mode or keeping your original PCM is a good idea if you are concerned about warranty issues.

I still have the original PCM for my GMC in the closet. Not that it matters now that I have 200K on it

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