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What’s covered under ALA Extended Warranty?

Analysing the benefits of different extended warranty providers and component cover can be complicated, so we’re here to simplify our coverage as much as possible.

ALA is rated 4.9 stars on Trustpilot for our excellent-value insurance, jargon-free customer support and comprehensive coverage, designed to prioritise your needs. Our Extended Warranty policies are no different. Discover our first-rate coverage, included as standard or explore our full range of warranty coverage.

We aim to clearly outline what is and isn’t included in your Extended Warranty cover, so you’re never in the position of making a car warranty claim and finding out you’re not covered for what you thought you were.

Explore the interactive tabs below to compare our different levels of cover:

Catalytic Converter

Infotainment

Turbo & Supercharger (Factory Fitted)

Fuel System

Gearbox

Differential

Diesel Cover

Front & Rear Suspension

Steering

Cooling System

Brakes

Propshaft

Torque Converter

Engine

Wear & Tear

Diagnostics

Timing Belts

Clutch

Electrics

Catalytic Converter

Infotainment

Turbo & Supercharger (Factory Fitted)

Fuel System

Gearbox

Differential

Diesel Cover

Front & Rear Suspension

Steering

Cooling System

Brakes

Propshaft

Torque Converter

Engine

Wear & Tear

Diagnostics

Timing Belts

Clutch

Electrics

Max. vehicle age
Max. vehicle mileage
Max. vehicle purchase price
Max. vehicle engine power
Diagnostics
Wear & Tear
EV coverage
Silver
16 years
150,000
No limit
5000cc
No
No
Yes
Gold
12 years
100,000
No limit
5000cc
Up to £50 or 1 hour
No
Yes
Platinum
8 years
80,000
No limit
5000cc
Up to £50 or 1 hour
Included
Yes

Summary of exclusions: Warranty does not include serviceable items, additional accessories and items claimable under a manufacturer’s warranty. We can’t authorise repair costs which are greater than the purchase price of the vehicle. Total claims cannot exceed the purchase price of the vehicle. Other exclusions and limitations apply, which are provided in the policy schedule full terms and conditions document (available upon request).

Levels of Cover Compared

Coverage or Covered Components
Silver
Gold
Platinum

Wear and Tear

Items which have deteriorated over time and reached the end of their working lives because of age

Diagnostics

The cost of finding the cause of a mechanical or electrical fault

Up to £50 or 1 hour labour

Up to £50 or 1 hour labour

Infotainment/Multimedia Unit (Factory Fitted)

Includes steering wheel audio controls, hands free voice control, sat nav etc

Up to £1,000 inc VAT

Air Conditioning

Covered items Covered items:
Factory fitted air conditioning systems are covered. Excludes pipes, unions, wiring & receiver drier (or filter)

Excludes wiring and filters

Electrics

Covered items Covered items:
Alternator, voltage regulator, starter motor (includes pre-engaged solenoid), starter solenoid (includes inertia drive starters), indicator relay, front & rear windscreen wiper motor, front & rear windscreen washer motor, ignition coil, horn unit.

Covered items Covered items:
Electrical – Alternator, voltage regulator, starter motor (includes pre-engaged solenoid), starter solenoid (includes inertia drive starters), indicator relay, front & rear windscreen wiper motor, front & rear windscreen washer motor, ignition coil, horn unit, electric window motors and switches, glow plug relay (diesel vehicles), electric sunroof motor and switch, central locking systems (excluding remote control unit & wiring), distributor, electronic ignition module, crankshaft sensor, camshaft sensor, ignition relay, electric radiator fan & temperature sensing switch, oil pressure sensor, indicator & wiper switches (column stalks), wiper relay, heater fan motor, fuel tank sender unit, electric fuel pump, instrument cluster and speedo transducer, heated rear screen (element failure only), door mirror motors & switches, engine management ECU.

Covered items Including AdBlue pump and module- all electrical factory fitted sensors, excludes batteries and wiring.

Steering & Suspension

Covered items Covered items:
Steering rack and pinion, power steering rack, steering box, power steering box, idler box and coil springs., Excludes gaiters & bushes, oil leaks, tracking & balancing.

Covered items Covered items:
Including, wishbones and ball-joints, suspension arms and torsion bars, anti roll bars. Excludes gaiters & bushes, oil leaks, tracking & balancing.

Timing Belts / Timing Chains

Tensioners up to 80,000 miles

Tensioners up to 80,000 miles

Cooling System

Covered items Covered items:
Engine thermostat, water pump, thermostat housing, viscous fan coupling, engine temperature sensor.

Covered items Covered items:
Radiator, engine thermostat, water pump, thermostat housing, viscous fan coupling, engine temperature sensor, engine oil cooler, heater matrix, radiator.

Covered items Includes EGR Cooler & Inter Cooler.

Engine

Covered items Covered items:
Cylinder block, cylinder bores and liners, cylinder head. Excludes cracks and porosity.
Crankshaft, crank bearings, big end bearings, oil pump, con-rods, gudgeon pins, small end bearings, pistons, piston rings, rocker shaft, rockers, hydraulic lifters, camshaft and cam followers, push rods, camshaft bearings, inlet and exhaust valves, valve springs, valve guides, cylinder head gasket, timing gears, timing chains, flywheel or flex plate, starter ring gear. Excludes overheating, de-coking, burnt, pitted & sticking valves.

Covered items Covered items:
Cylinder block, cylinder bores and liners, cylinder head. Excludes cracks and porosity.Crankshaft, crank bearings, big end bearings, oil pump, con-rods, gudgeon pins, small end bearings, pistons, piston rings, rocker shaft, rockers, hydraulic lifters, camshaft and cam followers, push rods, camshaft bearings, inlet and exhaust valves, valve springs, valve guides, cylinder head gasket, timing gears, timing chains, timing chain tensioners (up to 80,000 miles) flywheel or flex plate, starter ring gear. Excludes overheating, de-coking, burnt, pitted & sticking valves.

Covered items Including Inlet Manifolds, EGR Valves.

Turbo/Supercharger/Compressor (Factory Fitted)

Covered items Covered items:
Original, factory-fitted unit only. Excludes pipes & hoses.

Covered items Covered items:
Original, factory-fitted unit only. Excludes pipes & hoses.

Electronic Control System

Covered items Covered items:
ECU only specifically listed under Electrics.

Covered items Covers for all ECU and Body Modules.

Brakes

Covered items Covered items:
Brake master cylinder, callipers, wheel cylinders, brake bias / restrictor valve.

Covered items Covered items:
Brake master cylinder, callipers, wheel cylinders, brake bias / restrictor valve, reserve cylinder, vacuum servo and brake vacuum pump.

Fuel System

Covered items Covered items:
Fuel lift pump (mechanical or electrical), petrol injection pump. Excludes contamination or failure to meet current emission legislation.

Covered items Covered items:
Fuel Injection pump, low pressure supply pump, fuel injection governor, fuel shut off mechanism, hydraulic or electrical injection timing mechanism, high pressure fuel metering head, cold starting device, manifold boost pressure compensator, altitude compensator (where fitted), pump drive gear, glow plug relay, mechanical lift pump, brake vacuum pump.Fuel lift pump (mechanical or electrical), petrol injection pump, diesel injection pump, high pressure pump. Excludes contamination or failure to meet current emission legislation.

Excludes fuel lines, injectors, glow plugs, high pressure pipes, injection timing, adjustments, calibration, bench testing & emission test failures.

Covered items Covered items:
Includes Injectors, Throttle Housing, MAP Sensor all electrical and mechanical for the fuel system.

Clutch

Covered items Covered items:
(Component cover only no labour time)
Release thrust bearing, centre plate (oil contamination – centre plate only), pressure plate, master and slave cylinders.

Covered items Covered items:
Release thrust bearing, centre plate (oil contamination – centre plate only), pressure plate, master and slave cylinders, clutch cable including self-adjusting mechanism and clutch damper.

Continuous Variable Transmissions CTX/CVT

Covered items Covered items:
Continuously Variable Transmission – All internal working components and seals.

Automatic Gearbox: Governor, valve block, oil pump, gears, brake bands, servos, clutches, seals, shafts, bearings & bushes, modulator valve, transfer gears.

Manual Gearbox: Gears and gear clusters, selectors and shafts, synchromesh assemblies, bushes, ball and roller bearings, needle bearings, transfer gears.

Covered items Covered items:
Continuously Variable Transmission – All internal working components and seals.

Automatic Gearbox: Governor, valve block, oil pump, gears, brake bands, servos, clutches, seals, shafts, bearings & bushes, modulator valve, transfer gears.

Manual Gearbox: Gears and gear clusters, selectors and shafts, synchromesh assemblies, bushes, ball and roller bearings, needle bearings, transfer gears, speedo drive.

All components covered.

Drive System

Covered items Covered items:
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints. half shafts & bearings.

Covered items Covered items
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints. half shafts & bearings.
Excludes gaiters & bushes.

Covered items Covered items:
All Associated. Drivetrain components Mechanical or Electrical.

Casings

Covered items Covered items:
Damage to casings caused because of the failure of a covered component will constitute part of the total claim within the claim limit.

Covered items Covered items:
Damage to casings caused as a consequence of the failure of a covered component will constitute part of the total claim within the claim limit.

Covered items Covered items:
Cylinder block, gearbox, transfer box, differentials and axle if they have been damaged by a failure of one of the included parts.

Catalytic Converter

Covered items Covered items:
Factory fitted catalytic converter. Excludes damage or failure caused by impact, corrosion or the use of incorrect grade or type of fuel.

Covered items Covered items:
All Associated Catalytic Components Mechanical or Electrical, Includes Nox Sensors and Oxygen Sensors. Excludes damage or failure caused by impact, corrosion or the use of incorrect grade or type of fuel.

Front & Rear-Wheel Drive

Covered items Covered items:
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints.

Covered items Covered items:
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints.

Torque Converter

Covered items All internal working components and seals.

Coverage or Covered Components

Wear and Tear

Items which have deteriorated over time and reached the end of their working lives because of age

Silver

Gold

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Diagnostics

The cost of finding the cause of a mechanical or electrical fault

Silver

Gold

Up to £50 or 1 hour labour

Platinum

Up to £50 or 1 hour labour

Coverage or Covered Components

Infotainment/Multimedia Unit (Factory Fitted)

Includes steering wheel audio controls, hands free voice control, sat nav etc

Silver

Gold

Platinum

Up to £1,000 inc VAT

Coverage or Covered Components

Air Conditioning

Silver

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Factory fitted air conditioning systems are covered. Excludes pipes, unions, wiring & receiver drier (or filter)

Platinum

Excludes wiring and filters

Coverage or Covered Components

Electrics

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Alternator, voltage regulator, starter motor (includes pre-engaged solenoid), starter solenoid (includes inertia drive starters), indicator relay, front & rear windscreen wiper motor, front & rear windscreen washer motor, ignition coil, horn unit.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Electrical – Alternator, voltage regulator, starter motor (includes pre-engaged solenoid), starter solenoid (includes inertia drive starters), indicator relay, front & rear windscreen wiper motor, front & rear windscreen washer motor, ignition coil, horn unit, electric window motors and switches, glow plug relay (diesel vehicles), electric sunroof motor and switch, central locking systems (excluding remote control unit & wiring), distributor, electronic ignition module, crankshaft sensor, camshaft sensor, ignition relay, electric radiator fan & temperature sensing switch, oil pressure sensor, indicator & wiper switches (column stalks), wiper relay, heater fan motor, fuel tank sender unit, electric fuel pump, instrument cluster and speedo transducer, heated rear screen (element failure only), door mirror motors & switches, engine management ECU.

Platinum

Covered items Including AdBlue pump and module- all electrical factory fitted sensors, excludes batteries and wiring.

Coverage or Covered Components

Steering & Suspension

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Steering rack and pinion, power steering rack, steering box, power steering box, idler box and coil springs., Excludes gaiters & bushes, oil leaks, tracking & balancing.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Including, wishbones and ball-joints, suspension arms and torsion bars, anti roll bars. Excludes gaiters & bushes, oil leaks, tracking & balancing.

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Timing Belts / Timing Chains

Silver

Tensioners up to 80,000 miles

Gold

Tensioners up to 80,000 miles

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Cooling System

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Engine thermostat, water pump, thermostat housing, viscous fan coupling, engine temperature sensor.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Radiator, engine thermostat, water pump, thermostat housing, viscous fan coupling, engine temperature sensor, engine oil cooler, heater matrix, radiator.

Platinum

Covered items Includes EGR Cooler & Inter Cooler.

Coverage or Covered Components

Engine

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Cylinder block, cylinder bores and liners, cylinder head. Excludes cracks and porosity.
Crankshaft, crank bearings, big end bearings, oil pump, con-rods, gudgeon pins, small end bearings, pistons, piston rings, rocker shaft, rockers, hydraulic lifters, camshaft and cam followers, push rods, camshaft bearings, inlet and exhaust valves, valve springs, valve guides, cylinder head gasket, timing gears, timing chains, flywheel or flex plate, starter ring gear. Excludes overheating, de-coking, burnt, pitted & sticking valves.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Cylinder block, cylinder bores and liners, cylinder head. Excludes cracks and porosity.Crankshaft, crank bearings, big end bearings, oil pump, con-rods, gudgeon pins, small end bearings, pistons, piston rings, rocker shaft, rockers, hydraulic lifters, camshaft and cam followers, push rods, camshaft bearings, inlet and exhaust valves, valve springs, valve guides, cylinder head gasket, timing gears, timing chains, timing chain tensioners (up to 80,000 miles) flywheel or flex plate, starter ring gear. Excludes overheating, de-coking, burnt, pitted & sticking valves.

Platinum

Covered items Including Inlet Manifolds, EGR Valves.

Coverage or Covered Components

Turbo/Supercharger/Compressor (Factory Fitted)

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Original, factory-fitted unit only. Excludes pipes & hoses.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Original, factory-fitted unit only. Excludes pipes & hoses.

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Electronic Control System

Silver

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
ECU only specifically listed under Electrics.

Platinum

Covered items Covers for all ECU and Body Modules.

Coverage or Covered Components

Brakes

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Brake master cylinder, callipers, wheel cylinders, brake bias / restrictor valve.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Brake master cylinder, callipers, wheel cylinders, brake bias / restrictor valve, reserve cylinder, vacuum servo and brake vacuum pump.

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Fuel System

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Fuel lift pump (mechanical or electrical), petrol injection pump. Excludes contamination or failure to meet current emission legislation.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Fuel Injection pump, low pressure supply pump, fuel injection governor, fuel shut off mechanism, hydraulic or electrical injection timing mechanism, high pressure fuel metering head, cold starting device, manifold boost pressure compensator, altitude compensator (where fitted), pump drive gear, glow plug relay, mechanical lift pump, brake vacuum pump.Fuel lift pump (mechanical or electrical), petrol injection pump, diesel injection pump, high pressure pump. Excludes contamination or failure to meet current emission legislation.

Excludes fuel lines, injectors, glow plugs, high pressure pipes, injection timing, adjustments, calibration, bench testing & emission test failures.

Platinum

Covered items Covered items:
Includes Injectors, Throttle Housing, MAP Sensor all electrical and mechanical for the fuel system.

Coverage or Covered Components

Clutch

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
(Component cover only no labour time)
Release thrust bearing, centre plate (oil contamination – centre plate only), pressure plate, master and slave cylinders.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Release thrust bearing, centre plate (oil contamination – centre plate only), pressure plate, master and slave cylinders, clutch cable including self-adjusting mechanism and clutch damper.

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Continuous Variable Transmissions CTX/CVT

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Continuously Variable Transmission – All internal working components and seals.

Automatic Gearbox: Governor, valve block, oil pump, gears, brake bands, servos, clutches, seals, shafts, bearings & bushes, modulator valve, transfer gears.

Manual Gearbox: Gears and gear clusters, selectors and shafts, synchromesh assemblies, bushes, ball and roller bearings, needle bearings, transfer gears.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Continuously Variable Transmission – All internal working components and seals.

Automatic Gearbox: Governor, valve block, oil pump, gears, brake bands, servos, clutches, seals, shafts, bearings & bushes, modulator valve, transfer gears.

Manual Gearbox: Gears and gear clusters, selectors and shafts, synchromesh assemblies, bushes, ball and roller bearings, needle bearings, transfer gears, speedo drive.

Platinum

All components covered.

Coverage or Covered Components

Drive System

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints. half shafts & bearings.

Gold

Covered items Covered items
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints. half shafts & bearings.
Excludes gaiters & bushes.

Platinum

Covered items Covered items:
All Associated. Drivetrain components Mechanical or Electrical.

Coverage or Covered Components

Casings

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Damage to casings caused because of the failure of a covered component will constitute part of the total claim within the claim limit.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Damage to casings caused as a consequence of the failure of a covered component will constitute part of the total claim within the claim limit.

Platinum

Covered items Covered items:
Cylinder block, gearbox, transfer box, differentials and axle if they have been damaged by a failure of one of the included parts.

Coverage or Covered Components

Catalytic Converter

Silver

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Factory fitted catalytic converter. Excludes damage or failure caused by impact, corrosion or the use of incorrect grade or type of fuel.

Platinum

Covered items Covered items:
All Associated Catalytic Components Mechanical or Electrical, Includes Nox Sensors and Oxygen Sensors. Excludes damage or failure caused by impact, corrosion or the use of incorrect grade or type of fuel.

Coverage or Covered Components

Front & Rear-Wheel Drive

Silver

Covered items Covered items:
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints.

Gold

Covered items Covered items:
Drive shafts, universal joints and couplings, constant velocity joints.

Platinum

Coverage or Covered Components

Torque Converter

Silver

Covered items All internal working components and seals.

Gold

Platinum

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