Have A Warranty Claim?

Feel free to call our Corporate Office in Petoskey (231) 439-9150 ext. 112 if you need suggestions for a Repair Facility in your area.

In order to submit a warranty claim, you must obtain an estimate from a licensed repair facility. You may fax it to (231) 439-9133 or email alicia@simple-auto.com

The Warranty Department will call you back within 48 hrs upon receiving your estimate


Engine Block and all internal engine parts that come into contact with engine lubricant during normal operation of the vehicle

Transmission case and all internal transmission parts that come into contact with transmission lubricant during normal operation of the vehicle (manual transmission clutch, assembly, and related parts are not covered).

Drive Axle: All internally lubricated parts, including gears, limited slip Posi-traction rear end front axle assemblies. Plus the following parts: Axle shafts, axle bearings, constant velocity joints and boots.

Transfer Case IS covered under our powertrain warranty.


Not under any circumstances are, ANY TOWING, check engine lights, malfunctions due to E85 or gasoline with high concentrations of ethanol, normal maintenance or consumable items such as brake pads or shoes, tires, lubricants, gasoline, air, and fluid filters, etc.

Other non-covered items include, but are not limited to:

  • Air conditioning system components
  • Wheel bearings
  • Springs, Struts, Shocks
  • Paint & other appearance items
  • Engine peripherals such as alternators, carburetors & fuel injectors
  • Power steering pumps, etc.
  • Commercial use vehicles seats, seat covers
  • Headliners & other items of upholstery
  • Windshields, mirrors and other glass
  • Radio, stereo and other sound related components
  • Electrical convenience items such as locks and windows
  • Physical damage caused by accident, collision or improper use
  • Damage resulting from abuse or negligence
  • Damage from operating while overheated, without oil pressure
  • or without proper level of fluids
  • Damage from off road activities
  • Problems caused by improperly performed installation or service including use of improper or contaminated fluids
  • Damage caused by towing unless vehicle is equipped for this as recommended by manufacturer
  • Vehicles used in Off-road activities
  • Problem caused by failure of owner to take reasonable care of vehicle
  • Cost of rental vehicle.
*If you would like more information on the warranty and what is included, please contact our office. (231) 439-9150 ext. 112