BDS Automotive

Vehicle Warranty

in Wigan, Lancashire

Working together with Handler Protect

At BDS Automotive, we utilise the fantastic warranty offering from Handler Protect for your peace of mind. Outlined below is the main coverage offered by Handler Protect, however for more information, do contact us directly on 07469 210 532.


Alternator, electric window motors, engine cooling fan motors, horn. Indicator flasher relay, starter motor and sunroof motor/hydraulics.

Electronic control units (ECUS) & computers

The engine management ECU - engine ECU only. (not covered upgraded or revised software and firmware, including software and firmware patches and updates, relating directly or indirectly to any components of your vehicle and any retro-fitted ecus & computers are not covered).

Braking system

Anti-lock braking system (ass) pump & control unit, calipers, master & wheel cylinders, pressure reducing & proportioning valves, and vacuum.


Casings are covered provided they have been damaged as a direct result of the failure of a covered component.


Clutch cable, master & slave hydraulic cylinders and pedal assembly.

Cooling systems

Engine cooling water radiator, heater radiator, thermostat & housing, viscous cooling fan couplings and water pump.


All internally lubricated parts are covered including camshafts & bearings, camshaft followers & rockers (including hydraulic lash adjusters), connecting rods & bearings. Crankshaft & bearings, cylinder block, cylinder bores & liners & seals, cylinder beads, internal bushings & bearings, oil pump & drive, pistons & rings, timing gears, chain. Tensioner, valves, springs & guides (burnt or pitted valves and valve seats are not covered).

The following engine parts are also covered:

Crankshaft pulley and cylinder head gasket. Camshaft drive belts are covered as follows: camshaft drive belts and tensioners (subject to documented proof that the last due change of camshaft drive telt has taken place as specified by the manufacturer's recommended servicing schedule).

Flywheels & drive plates

Flexible drive plate for the automatic transmissions torque converter. Solid & dual mass flywheels (flywheels damaged by clutch friction plates are not covered) and starter ring gear.

Fuel system

Airflow sensors and meters, fuel gauge sender unit, fuel pressure regulators & accumulators, fuel pumps (including pre-pumps, low, high-pressure pumps & injection pumps). Injectors: including petrol, diesel & single-point injectors.


(Including automated manual gearboxes, automatic gearboxes, four-wheel drive transfer gearboxes, hybrid transaxles, manual gearboxes and transaxles. ) automatic transmission brake bands & clutches & modulator valves, drive chains. Gear lever, gears. Hydraulic gear-shift governors & internal servos & valve blocks, internal bearings & bushes, oil pumps, selector forks, shafts (all, including extension shafts), synchromesh hubs and rings and torque converter.

Ignition system

Camshaft sensors. Crankshaft sensors and ignition.

Oil seals and gaskets

The engine crankshaft rear oil seal and the main gearbox input shaft oil seal are both covered and other oil seals and gaskets that would necessitate the removal of the engine, a gearbox or a final drive unit to carry out repairs are all covered subject to any oil leak from them being sufficiently advanced that oil can be seen to be dripping (slight leaks causing only oil misting or staring are not covered).

Steering column

Shaft & tilt mechanism & couplings, hydraulic pumps & reservoir & pressure pipes, steering & idler boxes, rack and pinion assembly (including hydraulic rams and electric motors) and track rods & track rod ends.


Wheel bearings.


(Including front & centre & rear differentials. Front & rear live axles and drive shafts. ) constant velocity joints, crown wheels & pinions, differential gears & thrust washers, external drive shafts. Internal bushes & bearings (including wheel bearings) & shafts, internal parts of differential locking mechanisms. Propeller shafts & propeller shaft couplings & centre bearings and universal joints.


Turbocharger units.


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