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Greatly-Updated GMPP Information:For those who are thinking about purchasing an extended warranty, you have two basic options: the General Motors Protection Plan (GMPP) option and the independent, thirty party insurance option.

For those of you who are wanting to get the GMPP Extended Warranty Plan (General Motors Protection Plan), suggest you first get a price from your dealer, then, if you start with that price, then call Dennis Fichtner @ Denny Menholt Chevrolet (SRF sponsoring vendor): 406.896.3082, and get a quote from him!

Notes: Dennis/Denny Menholt did not solicit this recommendation! I contacted him after remembering the great pricing I got from them for GMPP for my C5 & my C6 and my C7.

I encourage all who are considering getting a protection plan other than from GM, to do thorough research on the independent firm, for, to say this tactfully, more than a few have been subject to, at least, a "questionable business practices" review.

Fitchner also sells a "wheel and tire" and warranty plan that could similarly save you lots of money.

Dennis' email: [email protected]

He will need four things to provide you a quote:

Date of vehicle delivery; state; mileage; and VIN.
 

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Elegant - email bounced for Dennis
 

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Elegant, Thank you.

As a prior Dealer GM & Finance Manager with over 25 years experience I would urge owners to only consider GMPP as their extended warranty provider. GM has a vested interest in your happyness as a Corvette owner.

While 3rd party warranty companies are in it for a whole other reason. As with any purchase, do your research!
 

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I bought extended warranty from Dennis. I emailed about 5-6 dealers and they all wanted to charge $400-700 more than what Dennis offered. Even my local dealer (non GMPP and less mileage). When I replied to those dealers that wanted to gauge me and telling them what I purchased warranty for, their response was "well we quoated you MSRP price." OMG REALLY??? LOL Anyway, Dennis was a straightshooter, offered good price and I got it. Got 7 yr, 84K miles, 0 deduct.
 

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My dealer offered 2 companies for the X-tended warranty. The GM was just a little over 1/2 the cost of the other..... NO brain-er! GM of course!;)
 
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For those who are thinking about purchasing an extended warranty, you have two basic options: the General Motors Protection Plan (GMPP) option and the independent, thirty party insurance option.

Have been debating whether to post this for a while, but as, most importantly, we do not yet have a "dealership sponsoring vendor"; after a few PM's and e mails from forum members asking for help; and, finally, compounded by the inflated pricing that some of you are paying for the GMPP plan, I can debate no longer.

For those of you who live in the forty-two (42) states that do not preclude buying GMPP (General Motors Protection Plan) from an out of state dealer, suggest you first get a price from your dealer, then, if you are not happy with that price, call Dennis Fichtner, Finance Mgr., Fichtner Chevrolet, 406.628.4618, and get a quote from them. [Note: list of the eight states that, by law, they can not sell GMPP to are listed below.]

Notes: 1) Dennis did not solicit this recommendation! I contacted him after remembering the great pricing I got from them for GMPP for my C5 & my C6. 2) When our forum gets a sponsoring dealer, unless it is Fichtner Chevrolet, I will entirely remove this thread.

I encourage all who are considering getting a protection plan other than from GM, to do thorough research on the independent firm, for, to say this tactfully, more than a few have been subject to, at least, a "questionable business practices" review.

Fitchner also sells a "wheel and tire" and warranty plan that could similarly save you lots of money.

Dennis' email: [email protected][/mail]

He will need four things to provide you a quote:

Date of vehicle delivery; state; mileage; and VIN.

The eight states that their laws do not allow you to go out of state for extended warranty plans are:

Alaska, California, Idaho, Kentucky, Florida, Maryland, Oregon and Washington[/QUOTE]

Correct me if I am wrong and been lied to? I live in California and I am considering buying the GMMG (GM Major Guard) from the dealer in NH where I am buying the car and because I am buying the extended warranty from the dealer where I am purchasing the car from it is legal???
the warranty I am considering the 7 years 70,000 with 0 deductible for $1,825
 

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Correct me if I am wrong and been lied to? I live in California and I am considering buying the GMMG (GM Major Guard) from the dealer in NH where I am buying the car and because I am buying the extended warranty from the dealer where I am purchasing the car from it is legal???
the warranty I am considering the 7 years 70,000 with 0 deductible for $1,825
To get the true answer you probably need to call the California Insurance commission as they are the ones who typically restrict the purchase or sale of programs like this. You could also try General Motors Protection Plan - Contact Us

I don't think purchasing it at the time of sale is any different than purchasing it after the fact. The last thing you want to have happen is to find out 3 years from now, when you present the car for a claim, that the policy is invalid because of California state regulations.

Call or send an email to Dennis, he would know if he can sell the plan with a car to a California resident or not.
 

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Here is my understanding on the GMPP: regardless of where you purchase it, your local dealer or from another GM dealer elsewhere in the US, you will receive the actual policy mailed directly from GM, not the dealer. The policy is good at any GM dealer anywhere in the US. I purchased one after buying my Caddy from an East Coast dealer who sold it to me at a considerable savings over what my local dealer wanted and received the policy in the mail from GM. It was always honored without any question (as a matter of fact it appeared linked to my VIN automatically and would show up when my car was in for service); I happened to purchase the one for RedHot directly from the dealer I bought the car locally, but again the policy came in the mail from GM. :cool:
 
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The dealer told me he knows about the stricter laws like California has against buying extended warranty from other states but he said since I am buying the car from him in NH the law does not apply if I buy that warranty within 1 week of the purchase. If I wait more then 1 week then he said it would be against the law.
 

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What if you Buy the Car from a dealer in KY but live in IN. How can they keep me from buying a warranty?
 

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What if you Buy the Car from a dealer in KY but live in IN. How can they keep me from buying a warranty?
"THEY" in this sentence is YOUR state Insurance Commission as these policies are regulated as insurance policies in many states. It's not the dealer or GM making the rules, it's your state legislature.
 

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"THEY" in this sentence is YOUR state Insurance Commission as these policies are regulated as insurance policies in many states. It's not the dealer or GM making the rules, it's your state legislature.
They is the State of KY....I live in Indiana.
 

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Interesting, so KY is regulating the sale to out of state buyers..... Regardless it's still a state legislature doing the dirty work not the dealer or GM. Kind of sucks but check out discounting dealers, they will probably beat the price anyway.


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How did we go from "What if..." in post #12 to "...KY is regulating the sale to out of state buyers..." in post #15? No one said KY would prohibit people from other states buying GMPP from a dealer in KY. What is implied from other posts, however, is KY prohibits their residents from buying GMPP from out of state dealers after the initial purchase of the car. So, the KY legislature is NOT saying, "Out of staters, don't spend your money here!" but is saying, "Residents, don't spend your money elsewhere!"
 
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How did we go from "What if..." in post #12 to "...KY is regulating the sale to out of state buyers..." in post #15? No one said KY would prohibit people from other states buying GMPP from a dealer in KY. What is implied from other posts, however, is KY prohibits their residents from buying GMPP from out of state dealers after the initial purchase of the car. So, the KY legislature is NOT saying, "Out of staters, don't spend your money here!" but is saying, "Residents, don't spend your money elsewhere!"
I kind of thought the same thing but FCCCVPman indicated a KY dealer where he's buying his car from will not sell him a GMPP because he lives in IN. Perhaps the KY dealer isn't familiar with the intricacies of the laws or there's more to this story.
 

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The eight states that their laws do not allow you to go out of state for extended warranty plans are:

Alaska, California, Idaho, Kentucky, Florida, Maryland, Oregon and Washington
THis is why I asked the question....Kentucky is listed. Indiana is where I Live...

I never said they said they would not let me the Orginal Post said that.
 

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THis is why I asked the question....Kentucky is listed. Indiana is where I Live...

I never said they said they would not let me the Orginal Post said that.
Ah, OK, sorry for the confusion. If I were you I would call Fitchner and get a quote then call your selling dealer in KY and see if they can sell it and for what price.

As I understand it out of state dealers cannot sell to residents of those 8 states so you should be able to buy one from anywhere. It's also quite likely KY, like FL, requires a fixed price on these plans so your best bet may be Fitchner.
 

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I read on another forum that you should by the extended warranty after your 3yr warranty comes up. I was quoted for 72months/72000 for $2100.
5yr wheel and tire $799.

What do you guys think pickup wheels and tire and then when my 3 yr expires get the extended warranty?
 
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