The Ultimate Guard Plan is designed for vehicles that are 7 model years or newer that have 85,000 or less odometer miles. Ultimate Guard is the most comprehensive extended warranty available through Interstate. The Ultimate Guard Plan extends coverage to virtually all mechanical and electrical components of your vehicle unless the part is specifically listed as not covered. The items that are excluded mainly include consumable items such as brake pads/rotors, shocks/struts, etc.; cosmetic items such as trim molding, upholstery, appearance items, etc.; and maintenance items such as belts/hoses, alignments/adjustments, oil changes, etc. See the Sample Contract for complete conditions of coverage, exclusions and your duties during the term of the Plan.
The Preferred Guard Plan is designed for vehicles that are 10 models years or newer and have 140,000 miles or less on the odometer. This affordable extended warranty covers all major vehicle systems.
The Preferred Guard Plan is our most extensive named component coverage.
All major systems of your vehicle are covered - the Engine, Transmission/Transfer Case, Drive Axle, Electrical, Brake, Suspension, Fuel, Steering, Air Conditioning and various Hardware. See the Sample Contract for complete conditions of coverage, exclusions and your duties during the term of the Plan. Preferred Guard covers all parts listed below in Classic Guard plus the following:
Timing chain guides, timing belt tensioners, intake manifolds, head gaskets, valve lash adjusters, valve guides, valve spring locks and retainers, harmonic balancer.
The Classic Guard Plan is designed for vehicles that are older than 10 models years or vehicles that have more than 140,000 odometer miles.
The Classic Guard Plan provides named component coverage for the drive-train systems of your vehicle including the Engine, Transmission/Transfer Case, and Drive Axel. There is a $3,000 claims limit associated with this plan. See the Sample Contract for complete conditions of coverage, exclusions and your duties during the term of the Plan. Following is a list of covered components:
Crankshaft and bearings, oil pump, oil pump pickup/screen and tube, pistons, piston rings, wrist pins,
connecting rods and rod bearings, timing gears and chain or belt, timing tensioners/guides, balance shafts, camshaft and camshaft bearings, push rods, rocker arms, rocker arm shaft and hydraulic lifters, intake and exhaust valves, valve springs, cylinder head gaskets. Engine blocks are also covered if mechanical failure was caused by the above-listed parts.
Transmission parts consisting of: Gears, input and output shafts, bearings, front pump, planetary assemblies, transmission case, overdrive carrier, reaction carrier, center support, parking lock actuator, stator and stator shaft, separator plate, pressure regulator valve, dipstick and filler tube, sprags, governor assembly, valve body and torque converter.
Internal transmission parts consisting of: Gears, input and output shafts, bearings, overdrive housing and transmission case if malfunction was caused by the listed parts.
Drive Axle Assembly
Front or Rear Wheel Drive: Drive shaft, ring and pinion gears, pinion bearings, side carrier bearings, carrier assembly, thrust washers, axle and axle bearings and limited slip clutch pack assembly. Universal and CV joints, except if boot was damaged or missing. Drive axle housing is also covered if damage is caused by failure of listed lubricated parts.
4 Wheel/All Wheel: Transfer case including gears, main shaft, drive chain, thrust washer and shims,
bearings. Front drive shaft, differential, axles, u-joints and CV joints, except if boot was damaged or missing.
Seals and Gaskets
Covered in conjunction with repair of above-listed components.
BONUS COVERAGE: Cooling: Water pump (Limited to one-half of parts and labor costs, Classic Guard Only) Electrical: Alternator, starter and voltage regulator (Limited to one-half of parts and labor costs, Classic Guard Only) 24 Hour Emergency Road Service: Towing; battery jumpstart; flat tire change; essential fluid delivery