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Autotrail Motorhome Warranty

Thanks for checking us out. Yes we can carry out general warranty repairs to Autotrail Motorhome Leisure Vehicles, We can even work with the third warranty company which yours transfers over too after the 12months.

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If you do have a Warranty issue with your Bailey caravan or motorhome please feel free to contact us on 01636 682319 or you can just send us an email and we can process the warranty claim.

We ask for the following details in order for us to process a claim for Bailey Caravan Motorhome Warranty . Without this information we are unable to process any warranty claims.

  • Make / Model
  • Original Date of purchase
  • Serial Number (usually found on the of the windows, etched in blue dot lettering and numbers)
  • All of the annual service dates including report sheets
  • A detailed description of the faults, Photo will help us to to identify any parts needed towards the process of your claim.

Please be aware the NO work will be carried until the claim has been authorised, parts received and until we have confirmed a date for the repairs to be carried out.

In order for us to make this affordable for our business, We aim to get your Bailey Caravan or Motorhome Warranty issues submitted and Authorised before we visit you to carry out the work.

Why don’t you take advantage of our Annual Servicng and have this carried out at the same time. Our Servicing maintains the manufacturers warranty on your leisure home. We are more affordable than the main dealers, we carry at the service at your own choosen place and there is no need to empty it.

Bailey Caravan Motorhome Warranty – Explained

Total customer satisfaction is top priority at Bailey and the quality ethos extends to the aftersales service and market-leading manufacturer’s warranty package that comes with every new Bailey touring caravan. In this way we not only ensure long-term peace of mind but also enhance the re-sale value of your investment.

6 Year Bodyshell Guarantee

Bailey Alu-Tech caravans are covered by a six (6) year Bodyshell Integrity Guarantee from the initial date of purchase. This cover extends to any structural degradation to the bodyshell that arises as a result of water ingress through any permanently sealed seam or joint (with the exception of exclusions stated in the terms and conditions).

Warranty Extension

An additional four (4) year extension to the standard Bodyshell Integrity warranty cover (making 10 years cover in total) is available as a cost option. Please ask your supplying Bailey retailer for more information.

3 Year Manufacturer’s warranty

For a period of twenty-four (24) months from the initial date of purchase Bailey of Bristol offer a comprehensive warranty on all parts and components as well as full coverage for any manufacturing faults forming part of the original specification of the vehicle, with the following

Specified exceptions:

The following items are covered for one (1) year from the date of first registration:

  • Microwave ovens
  • Pioneer stereo radio/CD/MP3 players & speakers

The manufacturer’s warranty then extends to an additional twelve (12) months on the following items:

  • Chassis: all chassis members including corner steadies
  • Suspension: axle suspension and braking system (excluding any damage to or faults in brake drums and shoes that are caused through misuse of the braking system or from normal wear and tear)
  • Running gear: road wheels (excluding tyres)
  • Towing mechanism: all mechanical components fitted to vehicle (excluding electrics).
  • Cooker: the cooker unit including burners, grill, oven, flame failure device and igniter
  • Refrigerator: door seal condenser, gas control valve, gas igniter, flame failure device, 12 and 230v heater elements, gas thermostat, 230v thermostat and 230v temperature control switch
  • Water system: water heater (gas or electric), fresh water tank, water pump, water
  • Gauges, taps and shower head
  • Electrical system: mains hook-up input connector, ELCB (Earth :eakage Circuit Breaker), battery charger and distributor unit and interior lighting units (excluding bulbs)
  • Cassette toilet: the cassette toilet is covered (excluding seals, valves and glands)
  • Heating system: thermostat, motor, switches, control unit, gas heater, flame failure device (FFD) and igniter (excluding ducting and fittings)
  • Windows: the functionality of the opening and closing system (stays, handles and catches) and a warranty against the cracking of the acrylic.
  • Upholstery: zips, seams and colour fastness

Warranty Extension

An additional three (3) year extension to the standard Manufacturer’s Warranty cover for mechanical and electrical components of a leisure vehicle both external and internal (making 6 years cover in total) is available as a cost option. Please ask your supplying Bailey retailer for more information.

Customer Support

In the unusual event of something going wrong your first contact should always be your supplying retailer or an Approved Service Agent. Approved Bailey Retailers enjoy industry-leading aftersales support service from the manufacturer and they should be able to offer all the help you need to rectify any problems that may exist.

Bailey Caravans Terms and Conditions

The Bailey Warranty Cover set out above is offered subject to the following simple terms and conditions: Cover 1. During the term of the Warranty Cover, subject to these terms and conditions, Bailey will, through an Authorised Service Centre, at its option repair or replace all parts and components of the caravan that are included in the Warranty Cover and which suffer a defect in manufacture or workmanship. An Authorised Service Centre means either Bailey itself, a Bailey approved retailer or a Bailey approved service centre. Any part which is replaced becomes the property of Bailey. Any replacement parts are covered for the unexpired term of the warranty cover. Term 2. The initial duration of the Bodyshell Integrity Guarantee is six (6) years and the duration of the Manufacturer’s Warranty is three (3) years, in both cases starting from the original purchase date of the vehicle. It is a condition of the warranty that an annual service is performed on the vehicle in accordance with the service plan. Failure to comply with this term will invalidate the warranty. 3. The unexpired term of the Warranty Cover on your vehicle may only be assigned, transferred or novated to subsequent owners with Bailey’s consent (not to be unreasonably withheld) and on payment to Bailey of a transfer fee of £35. Transfer can only be made within the first three (3) months of subsequent ownership and full documentary evidence that the vehicle has been serviced annually must be provided at the time of assignment in accordance with the terms and conditions detailed above. Repairs 4. The caravan must undergo a full annual service and inspection, including a moisture survey, carried out, subject to paragraph 5 below, by an Authorised Service Centre. The final annual service in the warranty period must be carried out before the end of that warranty period, but all other annual services may be carried out within six (6) weeks either side of each anniversary of the original purchase date. The original VAT invoices must be retained as proof that these annual inspections have been carried out. 5. During the first three (3) years of the Warranty Cover, all annual inspections and repairs must be carried out by either Bailey itself or an approved Bailey service centre or agent. Thereafter, due to the technical nature of an Alu-Tech onstructed caravan, annual inspections and repairs may be carried out by any workshop or repair centre approved by the National Caravan Council that has attended Alu-Tech training courses at the Bailey factory. 6. Where an annual inspection identifies that repairs to the vehicle are necessary, the caravan must be made available for repair within six (6) weeks of the date of inspection for the purpose of carrying out the repair work. 7. No repairs, including the fitting of any replacement unit, may be undertaken or commenced under the terms of the Warranty Cover unless prior written authorisation is obtained from Bailey via an authorised Bailey retailer or service centre. No liability will exist with regard to any warranty claims not authorised in this way. 8. Bailey reserve the right to examine the vehicle before any repairs commence or any replacement part is fitted. Registration and Use 9. The Warranty Registration Form must have been sent to Bailey within six (6) weeks of the original purchase date. It is the responsibility of the Bailey retailer to forward this information to Bailey. This is part of the terms of trading that the Bailey retailer has with Bailey. 10. The caravan shall: Only be used for its ordinary and intended purpose and shall not be subjected to any treatment or conditions which could reasonably be foreseen to cause or result in damage to the vehicle or excessive wear and tear. Only be towed by a private car or private 4×4 vehicle, Not be put out to hire, reward or any other commercial use, nor used in any race, competitions or rallies whether timed, official or otherwise. Exclusions and Liability 11. Bailey’s liability under this warranty shall be limited to supplying the reasonable costs of labour and materials required for the repair or replacement of faulty parts or components. Bailey shall be entitled to charge for any repair work which is necessitated by virtue of any loss or damage caused by your negligence or default or incurred as a result of any modifications you have made to the vehicle. This warranty does not cover repair costs other than labour and materials. 12. The Warranty Cover does not include: Repair or replacement of parts, components, seams or panels which are not part of the original construction of the caravan, or which have been tampered with or undergone unauthorised modifications, or which have been repaired otherwise than by an Authorised Service Centre Parts or components other than those specifically listed in the Bodyshell Integrity Guarantee and Manufacturer’s Warranty descriptions set out above General maintenance or components failing due to fair wear and tear or normal deterioration repairs necessitated by lack of routine or regular maintenance. Particular attention is drawn to the Owner’s Manual and Service Handbook supplied with the caravan and any maintenance instructions or notices published from time to time by Bailey relating to the proper care and maintenance of vehicles. Structural degradation or other damage caused by water ingress through non-permanently sealed seams or joints (such as, without limitation, around windows, hatches, doors and rooflights), beyond the initial 24 months of the Manufacturer’s Warranty. 13. No liability will be accepted for: Damage caused by neglect or abuse, corrosion, intrusion of foreign or deleterious substances, lack of servicing, over-heating, freezing, or the continued use of the vehicle after a fault has become evident Any loss or damage caused to parts not covered by this warranty cover, including soft furnishings or trim Any accidental or fire damage or any losses incurred by accident or fire Transport costs to and from point of repair. Bailey will only be liable for costs which are incurred as a direct consequence of the event, defect or fault leading to the claim being made under this warranty. No liability will be accepted for any other loss or damage (such as loss of income or revenue, or loss of business or profits), costs, expenses or other claims for compensation howsoever arising which was not reasonably foreseeable by both parties when the caravan was originally purchased. Bailey will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by third parties, nor for bodily injury not caused by our negligence. Nothing in this warranty shall limit in any way our liability: for death or personal injury caused by our negligence; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, our liability. The purchaser has statutory rights in addition to this warranty and this warranty does not affect those statutory rights. This warranty shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and the parties irrevocably submit to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. The name and address of the warranty and guarantee provider is: Bailey Caravans Limited, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2SS Warranty Registrations The supplying retailer must explain the warranty terms and conditions to you, and complete the warranty registration process on-line. Your warranty will start on the day that the vehicle is first registered in the UK or 12 months from the date on which the vehicle was invoiced to the supplying retailer, whichever is the earlier.

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