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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 HCS Trading 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 HCS unless otherwise stated and that the vehicle is to be returned to HCS at your cost. If the warranty work carried out by HCS 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  

Turbo The complete unit. Note: The turbo is only covered if the car has completed 100,000 miles or less at time of purchase.

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;

HCS Trading 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 HCS Trading 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 HCS Trading Ltd. If you would like HCS Trading Ltd to Diagnose the vehicle for faults, this charge will be incorporated into the claim limit. If HCS Trading 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 HCS Trading Ltd. HCS Trading Ltd, will inspect every car before liaising further with the customer.