The warranty offered is to be placed on every car under 10 years old and over 2000 in value (excessive mileage of 1000 miles per month or cars used for private hire will invalidate the warranty). The warranty agreement issued by The Car Barns Ltd for the above vehicle covers a period of 3 months. The claim limit for the warranty will be up to the value of £500 and incorporates both parts and labour exclusive of VAT. Any work to be carried out is to be done so by The Car Barns Ltd unless otherwise stated and that the vehicle is to be returned to The Car Barns Ltd at your cost. If the warranty work carried out by

The Car Barns Ltd exceeds the stated claim limit then the Customer agrees to pay 50% of the remaining balance. No work will be carried out until the Customer is made fully aware of any costs they may incur.

Warranty Cover

Engine Rocker assembly, inlet and exhaust valves, valve guides and springs (excluding burnt valves), cylinder head (excluding cracks and overheating damage), camshaft and cam followers, crankshaft and bearing, starter motor, alternator.

Manual gearbox Gears, shafts, synchromesh hubs, selectors, bushes, bearings, speedometer drive, solenoid, transfer box.

Timing Belt Providing there is proof that the manufacturer’s replacement recommendations have been complied with and that they are free from oil contamination.

Timing Chain This does not include Noisy chains or Slipping, providing that it has been changed in accordance to manufacturers recommendations and are free from contamination

Automatic gearbox Gears, oil pump, shafts, bushes, brake bands, bearings, governors, servos, torque converter, drive plate, valve block, governor, modulator valve, speedometer drive.

Cooling system Water pump, head gasket, thermostat, electric fan motor, radiator, air conditioning pump.


Brakes Wheel cylinder, brake caliper, servo, brake pump, ABS pump

Notable Exclusions:

Electronics Engine Management Lights, switches, relays, fuses, sensors, window regulators, in car entertainment, electric seats, satellite navigation, heated seats, battery NB Diagnostic/fault finding is to be carried out by the customer.

Wear and Tear This warranty does not cover any serviceable items that will need to be replaced over the lifetime of the car. Timing Belts, Timing Chains, lambda sensor, brake discs, Brake pads, brake linings, clutch plates, dual mass fly wheel, exhausts, tyres, Plastic components, Rubber Seals/Gaskets, EGR Valve, Abs sensors, spark plugs, coil packs, DPF, glow plugs, Clutch, Clutch Mechanisms, Slave cylinder, master slave cylinder, Injectors, Body Work, Fuel tanks, wheels, wiring, etc. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE IS NOT COVERED;

  1. What is not covered

As specified within section 1 – any parts not listed within these terms and conditions are therefore not covered. Other parts not covered are listed below, but not subject to:

  • Any and all wear and tear which can also at times include the following: Clutches, Gearbox and Turbo (at time fault occurs, diagnostics will be completed - it will be clear if these have perished due to wear and tear, or due to a mechanical issue)
  • Cracked or porous cylinder heads and blocks; burnt valves; carbon deposits skimming or pressure testing.
  • Any PHEV/Hybrid/Electric car charging systems, cables, control units or batteries.
  • Body work, paint, glass, interior and exterior trim.
  • Wheels.
  • All ECU’s both for engine and chassis control units
  • Clutch or Flywheel
  • Any part that could reasonably be a wear and tear item
  • Sat nav/All Media systems/folding screens
  • Airbag and system.
  • Tyre Pressure monitors
  • Electrical wiring and wiring loom.
  • Seizure or corrosion of brakes
  • Any consequential part that fails due to a part warranted by The Car Barns failing for any reason.
  • Items and parts that should be regularly replaced during routine maintenance, including but not limited to the following items:
    • Plugs, HT leads, brake pads, clutch facings, dabbles, wiper blades, V belts, hoses, pipes, seals not specified within section 1, cables, light bulbs and units, tyres, batteries, exhaust systems.

Any car that has had the following listed, but not subject to voids any warranty and all responsibility The Car Barns have with the vehicle:

  • Any form of modification (including sign writing or stickers), any car used for the following: track, commercial, taxi, rental, business purpose, social media promotional work.

We will not accept any claim which is reported more than 24 hours after the fault was discovered. If the fault is reported after this time has lapsed the warranty will be void.

This cover will run for a maximum of 3 months from the date of purchase and is NON transferable. The following makes of vehicles are exclusions and therefore not covered:

Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, Land Rover (pre-2014), Aston Martin and McLaren, All Mercedes AMG models pre 2014, All BMW M cars pre 2014.

The Car Barns Ltd also offer third party fully comprehensive warranties to cover 6 or 12 months that cover all electrical components. These are available from Warranty Wise, AA Warranties and RAC Warranties at an additional cost, these are subject to their own terms and conditions.

In the event that you should need to claim against the warranty, please contact The Car Barns Ltd after the problem has been identified. If you think there is a problem with your vehicle that is covered by the warranty, then please contact The Car Barns Ltd . If you would like The Car Barns Ltd to Diagnose the vehicle for faults, this charge will be incorporated into the claim limit. If The Car Barns Ltd diagnose the car and no fault is found or the fault with the car is not covered by the warranty, then this fee shall be passed onto the customer.

PLEASE NOTE: The warranty is provided to give peace of mind that in the event of mechanical failure you will be covered as specified above. This warranty, however, does not cover the running cost of owning a used vehicle. The Warranty will not cover maintenance to your vehicle or its components.

In the event that you feel the car is not of satisfactory quality and wish to invoke your statutory rights to return the vehicle within the first 30 days, please ensure that you have the car independently inspected. It is also your responsibility to return the car to The Car Barns Ltd . The Car Barns Ltd , will inspect every car before liaising further with the customer.