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I am debating on the issue of purchasing after market warranty. Trying to balance the cost ( > $2,000) now versus potential repair costs in future. I know injector work is expensive but I would not go thru GM anyway once out of warranty. Excluding other possible problems which could occur, I guess it comes down to how much non-dealer injector replacement might cost and liklihood of cost exceeding $2000 before 100,000 miles. Seems like I've read a fairly wide variation in non GM injector replacement costs. Any thoughts re: whether to save the 2 grand now. BTW, truck has 25K miles and has not seen the service dept yet.
 

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As far as aftermarket goes keep your money. Invest it in upgrades that will help extend the life of your vehicle. Extra filtration and proper maintenance is the best to insure a long lived vehicle.


Extended warranties do you no good if you plan on modifying your truck as far as performance goes. You already have a warranty on the engine for 100k miles, only other thing that could fail that would justify 2k is the transmission. You have a good transmission and the likely hood of it failing is very slim. If there was going to be a problem with it I sure it would have come up by now.


But if you want to get an aftermarket one, www.warrantybynet.com has to be the best. They let you have your own mechanic work on it. I paid $1200 for their full coverage plan. Haven't used it yet, but you never know. I personally look at it as a waste of money now since they won't cover a modified truck. But I just bought it without thinking.



Just my $.02


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The dealer that I got my truck from offered an interesting twist to the extended warranty program. Here in the Atlanta area we have a pretty good talk show consumer advocate, Clarke Howard, who has very little good to say about extended warranties so this dealer came up with an idea to overcome the stigma that is associated with them. This dealer thought the buyers of these sophisticated trucks needed the added protection with all the electronics, etc., so they actually put it in writing that if you do not use the extended warranty during the extended period they will refund the entire premium!! In total!! That seemed good to me and this dealer has an excellent reputation so I went for it!!
 
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