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Old 08-31-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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Dealer approved mods

Hey, I got my 2011 v6 last January and I want to start modding it. I got an extended warranty when I got it so what can I do that won't void the warranty?
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Axelbacks,CAI (non tuned) wheels,suspension,short shift,exterior and interior,sticky tires,tint.........someone else jump in here.
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No idea!..i cant remeber the last time I owned a car with a warranty!..would a dry nitrous kit pull any kind of engine codes?...just sayin easy to install and remove before any service techs see it ..
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nothing if you live in california.
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you really wont be able to do much without voiding the warranty just little things.. or appearance stuff.

Also FYI when someone tells you they have to proove that a mod you did caused the issue thats not true. The dealership can pretty much void your warranty for any reason they want
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My dealership said gears and axle-back exhaust was perfectly fine, BUT you won't have those parts warrantied in your original or extended warranty.

What I was told by my dealership was that when they installed my gears, they were covered for 12 mos or 12,000 miles -- the greater of the two. If I had gotten them installed before taking possession of the car, it would've been 36 mos / 36,000 miles.

They will frown on a CAI and go ape sh*t over a tune. There is some debate as to whether disconnecting your battery and driving for 50 miles appropriately "erases the evidence" but that becomes a risk that you have to choose for yourself.
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