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Warranty firm partners fast-fit group to offer car care package

Go Car Warranty, a British based provider of online car warranties, has teamed with Kwik-Fit to launch its new Absolute car warranty package which will provide motorists with car warranty protection, a MOT test, MOT insurance and a service.

The absolute product is available now from just £399.

Go Car Warranty’s new Absolute product is unique to the car warranty market, combining their highest level of warranty with a service and MoT from its partner Kwik-Fit.

It describes it as providing consumers with a "one stop product" to protect and maintain their vehicle.

According to Go Car Warranty’s list of the parts that commonly led to a failed MoT, lighting and signalling were at fault in 18.9% of tests and accounted for 23.8% of all defects in 2008/09. It also accounted for more than 23% of defects and surfaced as a problem in more than 19% of tests in 2007/08 and 2006/07, allowing it to top the list of the most commonly failing car parts for all three years.

It was closely followed by car brakes, which proved to be a problem in some 17.1% of tests in 2008/09 and represented 21.5% of defects in that year – although both figures were down from the 17.8% and 22.7% reported in 2006/07.

Other parts that have been commonly at fault for a car failing its MoT include the suspension, which figured in 12.2% of tests and represented 15.3% of defects in 2008/09, as well as the body work, tyres and steering.

In a further warning to motorists the dangers and costs involved in owning a car have been further highlighted as the overall MOT failure rate has increased between 2006/07 and 2008/09, from 33.3% to 36.3%.

Kwik-Fit is Britain’s leading MoT tester, having carried out over 740,000 MOT tests last year alone.

Phil Knight from Go Car Warranty said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Absolute car warranty product and our partnership with Kwik-Fit.

"The Absolute warranty will become our flagship product and will give motorists the highest level of protection available in the market. We look forward to developing our relationship with Kwik-Fit to make sure our customers get the highest level of service and protection possible.

“Go Car Warranty is revolutionising the way consumers protect their vehicles. We are providing superb levels of warranties at prices that all motorists can afford. Our complete warranty is available from just £99 and no other provider can offer a warranty at such a competitive price. Our Absolute product is more expensive but it offers a complete package with the vehicle service, MoT and parts protection all included.”

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