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Old 02-27-2013, 09:38 PM   #16
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It's in the dealers and manufacturers' best interests to fix your broken bike. I've not heard too many gripes about them not backing up someone's real issues. They don't want bad publicity.
He's talking about cross-border warranty claims.

Probably wants to buy a new bike in the USA and import it to BC.

Upset because the BC importer will not cover USA bikes' warrantys.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:48 PM   #17
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He's talking about cross-border warranty claims.

Probably wants to buy a new bike in the USA and import it to BC.

Upset because the BC importer will not cover USA bikes' warrantys.
Thanks for the translation, I was having comprehension issues there. Contact Yamaha Canada, and see what their official policy is. I can't see why they wouldn't cover it.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:51 PM   #18
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Thanks for the translation, I was having comprehension issues there.
Me, too. It took me a minute to decipher it!
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:15 PM   #19
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I've never had to use my warranty yet but I have a folder that holds every single receipt for every single thing I've ever bought for the bike (excluding gas) - oil, clutch cable, tires, whatever.
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:44 AM   #20
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Indeed. If the manufacturer is doing things right the warranty won't be used.

Not sure I'd want to deal with the OP either.
That was my philosophy when getting the hard sell on all the horrors that could lead to me using an extended warranty from a Toyota dealer. I told the salesman: "I'm buying a Toyota because I expect it to be very reliable. If I need an extended warranty that badly, perhaps I should be buying something else."
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:54 PM   #21
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First post so try not to rage too much but I got a 08 gsx650f in '12 brand new 0 miles off of the showroom floor (leftover) and I rode it for a bit. Went to the drag track around here(ha ha I know) just to say I did it and after a few passes I noticed my front wheel had some sort of fluid on it. Immediately started looking at the brake line and found something on the forks. It was red fork oil... so I took it in and they tore it down saying it was just the seals. Got a call about a week later because they were apparently busy and he tells me my forks were pitted and it would cost like 300 just for the tubes and I was slightly angered to say the least. I made sure he knew I had the warranty and he said he would call suzuki. Called me back about 10 minutes later and told me that pretty much the whole front end would be replaced free. Got it replaced with oe parts from japan and labor free. And when I bought the bike I got the extended warranty for 4 additional years wheel to wheel. Now the test is how smooth it will be now after the 1 year factory if something goes wrong.
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:04 AM   #22
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I thought the MO was get an estimate on the work in the country you're in, if it's less than the cost of shipping home, you pay it. If it's a big job, pay the bill to recover it home, then let your normal dealership presume it broke down in your home country.

Not that I'd ever condone this, of course.
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Old 03-08-2013, 07:45 AM   #23
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I thought the MO was get an estimate on the work in the country you're in, if it's less than the cost of shipping home, you pay it. If it's a big job, pay the bill to recover it home, then let your normal dealership presume it broke down in your home country. ... Then find out it's not a covered repair and have to pay twice what it would have cost you if you'd got it fixed in the other place
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