The Preferred level protects your future at a reasonable cost. This plan covers all of your vehicle’s major systems, including the engine, transmission, drive-axle, air conditioner, electrical, steering and more. These major systems are the primary pieces that keep the vehicle on the road.
Our Preferred coverage plan includes component groups 1 – 12. This means that groups 1 – 5 as described in the Primary plan are included, as well as the following component groups 6 – 12:
6. Preferred Engine
Cylinder block and cylinder head(s), and all internal parts contained in the engine, including: pistons and piston rings, connecting rod bearings, crankshaft and crankshaft main bearings, camshaft and camshaft bearings, cam followers, timing chain belt and cover, timing gears, guides, tensioners, rocker arms, rocker shafts and rocker bushings, cylinder head valves, valve guides, valve lifters, valve springs, valve seals, valve retainers, valve seats, valve covers, push rods, oil pump and oil pump housing, harmonic balancer, oil pan, intake and exhaust manifolds, engine mounts, wrist pins, connecting rods, distributor drive gear, dip stick tube, balance shaft, balance shaft bearing and bushing, valve locks, oil pump pickup and engine cooler.
7. Preferred Automatic or Standard Transmission and Transfer Case
Flywheel/flex plate, electronic shift control unit, transmission cooler, transmission mounts, oil pan, shift linkage, shift bushing, manual transmission case, automatic transmission case and transmission cooler lines.
Steering box, steering rack, power steering pump, and all components contained therein, if damaged by the failure of internally lubricated parts.
Alternator, voltage regulator, starter motor, starter solenoid, starter drive, engine compartment wiring harness, ignition switch and ignition switch lock cylinder, electronic ignition module, front and rear window wiper motor, headlamp switch, washer pump and switch, stop lamp switch, turn signal switch, blower speed switch, horns, neutral safety switch, power window switches, power door lock switches and reverse light switches.
10. Air Conditioner
Condenser, compressor, compressor clutch and pulley, air conditioning lines and hoses, evaporator, idler pulley and idler pulley bearing, high/low compressor cut-off switch, expansion valve, pressure cycling switch, accumulator/receiver dryer, orifice tube and compressor pressure relief valve. Coverage applies to factory-installed units only.
Master cylinder, vacuum/hydraulic booster, disc brake calipers, wheel cylinders, compensating valve, brake hydraulic lines and fittings, hydraulic control unit, wheel speed sensors, hydraulic pump/motor assembly, pressure modulator valve/Isolation dump valve, accumulator and electronic control processor.
12. Preferred Seals and Gaskets
Head gaskets and intake manifold gaskets. NOTE: Seepage of seals and gaskets is considered normal wear and tear, and is not covered under this service contract.