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Crystal Clear Warranty FAQs

Empowering the best quality motor dealers since 1984


Why choose Crystal Clear Warranty?

Crystal Clear Warranty is a leading motor trade warranty helping dealers unlock new profit, cashflow and unrivalled aftersales flexibility. Download your free motor trade car warranty pack today.

With Crystal Clear Warranty, we put you in control supported by 36 years experience in the business. Many of the UK's leading dealer groups and independents trust our warranty to give their customers peace of mind, whilst upholding their standard of customer care.


What benefits do I receive from Crystal Clear Warranty?

  • A new profit stream. Keep 100% of your expired claims fund.
  • Instant cash flow benefits. Keep the fund within your business.
  • Be in control of claims decisions and kept informed.
  • UK Rescue & Recovery available for added peace of mind.
  • Quick & easy-to-use solution managed by real people.
  • Ideal for established franchised & independent dealers.

Who keeps the expired profit from the warranty?

You do. 100%.



Who holds the claims pot?

You do. Keeping this money in your business gives you an instant cash-flow benefit.

How much would I need to set aside to fund claims?

This depends on the profile of the stock you sell. With our 36 years of claims data we are able to give an accurate claims prediction for any dealer. We recommend funding your warranty at the same amount you previously bought warranties for. This enables you to compare and see the benefits of our solution.

What if I get a large claim early on?

This can happen and is understandibly a concern, however, from our 36 years of experience, the claims fund will recover very quickly. Just think - if an early claim happened against an insured warranty, not only would the warranty company reject the claim but also leave you to pay for repairs anyway.

What happens if my customer's vehicle develops a fault?

Your customer calls our expert UK based claims team in Lincoln.

Who has authority on accepting or rejecting claims?

You do. Our claims team work on your behalf, based on your instructions and will contact you before rejecting a claim. This gives you a unique opportunity to decide how to proceed before your customer even knows about it. You could even choose to cover an item not listed on the warranty using your claims pot, to go above and beyond your customer expectations.

If my customer contacts the Claims Team, am I kept informed?

Yes. Unlike traditional warranty companies who will liaise with and instruct your customer without you knowing, we keep you informed every step of the way.

What if I prefer the customer to use my own garage for repairs?

We do everything in our power to encourage your customer back to you for repairs. In some cases, it may not be feasible to return the vehicle. In which case, we will direct your customer to any reputable VAT registered garage and keep you informed along the way.

What happens when the customer takes their vehicle to another garage for repair?

We keep you informed. 100%. If the vehicle is local to you we will give you the opportunity to have the vehicle sent to your garage. If this is not feasible, we will ensure that any work being proposed is covered and within your designated parts costs and labour rates, and then contact you for your approval. We will never authorise a claim at another garage without your consent.


Do I have to be FCA registered?

No. Our self-funded warranties are not an insurance product and therefore, do not require FCA involvment.


Am I at risk by going self-funded?

Yes. Self-funding your own warranty means you must cover the risk should something go wrong with a customer's vehicle. However, just consider what happens with a traditional warranty when you have an unfairly rejected claim: not only have you paid a premium for that warranty, you're also having to cover the repair costs to keep your customer happy.

Our 36 years of experience has shown us that, for quality dealers who prepare their vehicles well and take care of their customers interests, a self-funded warranty will become not only a substantial new profit stream for your business, it will also give you the cashflow advantages and control to go above and beyond for your customers.

getting started

How do I get started?

Call 01522 515600 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday, or email tellmemore@warrantyadmin.co.uk and we can help you get started within a matter of days.


rescue & recovery

What about rescue and recovery?

We supply a full UK Rescue & Recovery service, available with every warranty to give your customers added peace of mind the moment they leave the forecourt.
Testimonial by Simon Palmer
Used Car Sales Director, The Hendy Group
Hendy is a multi-franchise dealer group spanning over 20 sites in the south of England.

“ Rather than pour money into a third party warranty company who would profit from the high standard of our vehicles, Crystal Clear Warranty delivers the entire claims fund surplus back to us as profit. ”

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Established in 1984, Warranty Administration Services Ltd pioneered used car dealer self-funded warranty solutions and work with dealers, groups and AM100 members across the UK.

Crystal Clear Warranty is a tailored dealer warranty management service helping motor dealers generate profit, boost cash flow and take control of their aftersales experience.

Looking to take control and profit from your warranty? Call today on 01522 515600 or click to read more about Crystal Clear Warranty.

Warranty Administration Services Ltd. Established 1984.
Registered Office: Warranty Administration Services Ltd, Otago House, Crofton Road, Lincoln LN3 4NL
Company number: 01789994

Warranty Administration Services Limited is an Introducer Appointed Representative
of Nukula Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN 616475.