Is rust covered under my Chevrolet vehicle’s warranty?

July 1st, 2020 by

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Corrosion and rust protection for Chevrolet vehicles in Nashville 

Your Chevrolet vehicle’s warranty covers a wide variety of things, but does it cover rust and corrosion? The answer is yes, new Chevrolet vehicles are covered for rust and corrosion. Keep reading below to learn about corrosion and rust protection for Chevrolet vehicles. 

How long is my Chevrolet vehicle covered for rust damage? 

When you purchase a new Chevrolet vehicle, you want the peace of mind that comes with warranty coverage. That’s why new Chevrolet vehicles are covered for corrosion damage for the first 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first. Furthermore, your new Chevrolet vehicle will be covered for rust-through for up to 6 years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. 

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Should I be using rust protection products on my Chevrolet vehicle? 

According to, “Chevrolet makes no recommendations concerning the usefulness or value of such products.” They’ve left it up to you to make your own judgments; however, you should know that your Chevrolet vehicle is already protected against rust and corrosion. The exterior of your vehicle is designed to withstand these types of damage.  

New Vehicle Limited Warranty terms and conditions 

The best way to know the full terms and conditions of your New Vehicle Limited Warranty is to speak with a member of our team. They can help point you in the right direction and get you the answer you need. We encourage you to visit us here in Nashville with any questions about corrosion or rust protection for a Chevrolet vehicle. 

One exception to your New Vehicle Limited Warranty that you should be aware of comes into play when you use after-market rustproofing products. If the product actually reduces the corrosion-resistance built into your vehicle, then you could be damaging your vehicle. Using these products will result in repairs not being covered.  

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