Lifetime Warranty

Honda of Denton offers you an exclusive Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty at no charge when you purchase a new Honda or select pre-owned vehicle. This warranty costs you nothing extra yet is valid for an unlimited time and unlimited miles. Plus as an added bonus our warranties are good anywhere on the North American continent including Canada.

Our No Cost Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty is eligible on all new and all used Asian imports and domestics less than 10 years old and with less than 100,000 miles.

What's Covered?

Engine repair, transmission repair and drivetrain repair can get costly - up to $3,000 or more. If your vehicle breaks down anywhere in the US, as far as Hawaii, or right here in Denton, TX, with Honda of Denton's Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty, you don't have to worry about the cost of unexpected auto repairs. We'll even cover you all the way up in Canada.


Cylinder block and head and all internal parts, intake manifold, timing gears and gaskets, timing chain/belt and cover, flywheel, valve covers, oil pan, oil pump, engine mounts, turbocharger housing and all internal parts, supercharger housing and all internal parts, engine control computer, water pump, fuel pump, seals and gaskets.


Case and all internal parts, torque converter, clutch cover, transmission mounts, transfer case and all internal parts, engine control computer, seals and gaskets.

FWD and RWD Drive Systems

Major and minor repairs to the Front Wheel Drive and Rear Wheel Drive systems are covered by the limited lifetime warranty. Eligible parts include the drive shaft, internal parts, seals, bearings, gaskets, and many more.

What's Not Covered?

The warranty doesn't cover repairs to tires, which may be backed by manufacturer warranty; inconvenience costs like transportation to and from a breakdown, or loss of pay/revenue; normal wear and tear repairs; and any maintenance on Honda cars with altered odometers.

The warranty also does not cover repairs to cars that have been totaled in accidents or that have been deemed salvages, and also does not cover normal maintenance which includes:
  • Tune-ups
  • Oil and other fluid changes
  • Cleaning
  • Replacement of non-powertrain components, including wiper blades, brake pads and spark plugs

Is There a Deductible?

There is a $100 deductible, which is the amount drivers are required to pay for eligible repairs on covered parts. But for new Honda's backed by warranty, Honda of Denton's Lifetime Warranty will pay any Honda-required deductibles.

Can the Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty be Disqualified?

There are a number of factors that can void your Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty. Regular maintenance is required in order to keep the warranty valid. Drivers are required to adhere to the recommended scheduled maintenance from the owner's manual and drivers are required to keep records of all maintenance.

Vehicles cannot be used for commercial purposes, to be eligible for the lifetime warranty. Examples of commercial usage include delivery services, as rentals, for taxi purposes, for police or emergency service, or snow removal.

The Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty lasts for the lifetime of your new Honda vehicle purchased at Honda of Denton. But the warranty is non-transferable, and it expires the day the vehicle is sold, traded or transferred.

Lifetime Vehicle Checklist Mechanical Certification

Below you will find the full list of everything that is covered under the Honda of Denton Lifetime Warranty. If you have any questions we invite you to fill out our contact form on the side of your screen. One of our team members will respond shortly to answer any questions you may have.

  • Transmission/key system functions properly
  • No abnormal noise on start up
  • Throttle operates smoothly
  • Cold idle
  • Cold driveability
  • Engine attains proper operating temperature
  • Hot driveability
  • No abnormal noise at temperature
  • Heater and a/c function
  • Inspect body and underbody for damage
  • Inspect steering linage, rack control, arms and dust boots
  • Inspect transmission case for damage or leaks
  • Check drive belts and hoses for leaks
  • Check air filter
  • Transmission/clutch operates smoothly
  • Automatic transmission shifts properly
  • Brake pedal travel
  • No excessive vibration during braking
  • ABS works correctly
  • Parking brake sets, holds vehicle and releases
  • Steering wheel is centered
  • Vehicle tracks straight
  • Inspect engine block for damage or leases
  • Inspect engine mounts
  • Inspect drive axle shafts
  • Inspect cv joints and boots
  • Check drive belts and hoses for leaks
  • Check for manufacturer recalls
  • Tilt steering works properly
  • Wipers and washers work correctly
  • Speedometer and odometer register correctly
  • Cruise control functions
  • Turn signals function properly
  • No excessive noise/vibration during road test
  • Transfer case switches 2wd to 4wd & back
  • Seat belts function
  • Change oil and filter
  • Check for evidence of sludge
  • Check differential fluid level
  • Check for coolant and fuel leaks
  • Check levels of coolant, power steering and other fluids

Details and Coverages of Warranty

Engine Components
  • Cylinder block and head and all internal parts
  • Intake Manifold
  • Timing gears and gaskets
  • Turbocharger housing and all internal parts
  • Water pump
Transmission & Transaxle
  • Case and all internal parts
  • Torque converter
  • Clutch cover
  • Transmission mounts
  • Transfer Case and all internal parts
  • Engine control computer
  • Seals and gaskets

  • Timing chain/belt and cover
  • Flywheel
  • Valve covers
  • Supercharger housing and all internal parts
  • Fuel pump
Front Wheel Drive System
  • Final drive housing and all internal parts
  • Axle shafts
  • Drive shaft
  • Constant velocity joints
  • Front hub and bearings
  • Seals and gaskets

  • Oil pan
  • Oil pump
  • Engine mounts
  • Engine control computer
  • Seals and gaskets
Rear Wheel Drive System
  • Axle housing and all
  • internal parts
  • Propeller shaft
  • U-joints
  • Axle shaft
  • Drive shaft
  • Bearings
  • Supports
  • Seals and gaskets
ELIGIBILITY: New and/or Qualified Pre-Owned Vehicles that meet the Dealership's Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty program guidelines.

MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS: In order to keep your Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty valid, you must follow the maintenance procedures listed below.

  • You are responsible for making sure the oil warning light gauge and the temperature warning light gauge are functioning before driving the vehicle.
  • Your vehicle must receive all scheduled maintenance as recommended by the manufacturer's Owner's Manual.
  • You must keep copies of all maintenance and repair orders. Copies must indicate; customer name, repair order number, repair order date, Vehicle Identification Number, a description of your vehicle, repair order mileage, and a complete description of services performed.
  • We may require you to furnish us with proof that the specified services have been performed. Failure to show proof that all scheduled maintenance and repairs have been performed may void coverage under this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty.
  • You are required to return to the selling dealer every seven (7) years for a No Cost powertrain inspection. This inspection must be performed within sixty (60) days of each seven (7) year anniversary of the original effective date of this Warranty stated above.

We are committed to ensuring your vehicle is properly maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations, however, it is ultimately your responsibility to retain copies of your maintenance records in order to assure your compliance with maintenance record retention and to assure eligibility of coverage of this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty.

COMMERCIAL USAGE: Customer acknowledges that this vehicle will not be used for competitive driving or racing, police or emergency service, principally off-road use, snow removal, carriage of passengers for hire, commercial delivery/service/repair, rental purposes, towing a trailer or another vehicle unless your vehicle is equipped for this as recommended by the manufacturer.

TRANSFERABILITY: Customer acknowledges that this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty is Non-Transferable and expires the day he/she sells trades or transfers the above vehicle.

NOT A SERVICE CONTRACT OR INSURANCE: Customer acknowledges that this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty is being provided at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE and is not a Service Contract and is not insurance.

COVERED COMPONENTS: Customer acknowledges that the only components covered by this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty are those components designated by the vehicle manufacturer as "Powertrain" components in the manufacturer's original warranty documents applicable to the vehicle listed above.

DEDUCTIBLE: $100 is the amount you must pay for covered repairs per covered claim. If your cost is a warranty deductible charge imposed by the vehicle manufacturer, this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty will pay for the manufacturer's deductible.

WHERE YOU ARE COVERED: This Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty applies to breakdowns occurring within the continental United States of America, Hawaii and Canada.

NOT COVERED UNDER WARRANTY: This warranty does not cover damage or failures resulting directly or indirectly from fire, accidents, theft, abuse, negligence, misuse (racing or overloading), improper repairs alteration or tampering, including installation of non-manufacturer approved accessories, lack of proper maintenance, including use of fluids other than those specified in the Owner's Manual, installation of non-manufacturer approved parts, airborne chemicals, tree sap, road debris (including stone chips), rail dust, salt, hail, floods, wind storms, water contamination, lightning and other environmental conditions.
It also does not cover:

  • TIRES: Tires are covered by a separate warranty provided by the tire manufacturer.
  • NORMAL WEAR AND TEAR: Noise, vibration, cosmetic conditions and other deterioration caused by normal wear and tear.
  • MAINTENANCE EXPENSE: Normal maintenance services such as engine tune-ups, replacement of fluid and filters, lubrication, cleaning and polishing, replacement of spark plugs and fuses, replacement of worn wiper blades, brake pads/linings & clutch linings.
  • VEHICLE WITH ALTERED ODOMETER: A vehicle on which the odometer has been altered so that actual mileage cannot be determined.
  • SALVAGE OR TOTAL LOSS OF VEHICLE: Any vehicle that has ever been issued a "salvage" title or similar title under any state law or has ever been declared a "total loss" or equivalent by a financial institution or insurer, such as by payment for a claim in lieu of repairs because the cost or repairs exceeded the cash value of the vehicle.
  • INCIDENTAL DAMAGES: Incidental or consequential damages associated with a vehicle failure. Such damages include but are not limited to inconvenience, the cost of transportation, telephone calls and lodging, the loss of personal or commercial property, and the loss of pay or revenue.
ADMINISTRATOR: Total Warranty Services is the administrator of this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty. This Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty is provided by the dealer at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE to the Vehicle Purchaser. This Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty is not a Service Contract and is not insurance.


If you experience a breakdown you agree to:

  • Use all reasonable means to protect your vehicle from further damage.
  • Although you are not required, we recommend you return your vehicle to our dealer. While traveling away from home, please contact Total Warranty Services for assistance in locating a repair facility (800) 870-6856
  • Authorize the repair facility to perform necessary diagnostic work and provide "teardown authorization" so that the repair facility can  provide an accurate  diagnosis  and estimate of repairs. IMPORTANT:  LIFETIME LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY DOES NOT PAY FOR DIAGNOSIS CHARGES FOR REPAIRS NOT COVERED UNDER THIS LIFETIME LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY.
  • Furnish the Administrator with such information as they may reasonably require, including proof of your vehicle's regular maintenance during the Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty Period as recommended by the manufacturer in the Owner's Manual.
  • Safely pull your vehicle off the road and shut down the engine immediately when the oil warning light gauge or the temperature warning light / gauge indicates a problem. Allow the Administrator to examine your vehicle if asked to do so.
  • All repairs must be authorized by the Administrator prior to beginning any repairs covered by this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty.
  • Call the following business day to receive claim filing instruction should a breakdown occur on a weekend or holiday. Customer service hours are 8:00AM- 6:00 PM (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.

WHO IS PAID:  During the Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty Period, we will reimburse the dealer or a licensed repairer or at our option reimburse you the cost of the authorized repair.

REPLACEMENT PARTS:  At our discretion, replacement parts used on covered repairs may include non-original equipment manufacturer parts, new remanufactured or used parts that meet the quality standards of the repairer or us.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY: Our limit of liability is the aggregate of paid repair cost to repair or replace any covered breakdown; but in no event shall this cost exceed the average retail value of your vehicle as determined by the NADA (Official Used Car Guide) at the time of loss.

LIMITATIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTY:  All Implied Warranties which may arise under state law, including all Implied Warranties of Merchantability or Fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the duration of this Warranty and do not cover incidental or consequential damages. Some states do not allow limitation on how long an Implied Warranty lasts or the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

IF YOU HAVE OTHER COVERAGE:  If the manufacturer, service contract provider or repairer agrees to cover all or some of the cost of a breakdown before or after a warranty or guarantee has expired, we will pay only for any extra cost, subject to the limits of this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty.

YOUR HELP AND COOPERATION:  Your help and cooperation is required if we ask. You agree to help us enforce your rights against any manufacturer or repairer who may be responsible to you for the cost of repairs covered by this Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty.

SUBROGATION:  If we pay for a loss, we may require you to assign us your rights of recovery against others. We will not pay for a loss if you impair these rights to recover. Your rights to recover from others may not be waived.

ARBITRATION:  In the event of a disagreement between you and us concerning costs, either of us may make a written demand for arbitration. This must be done within 60 days after the day you filed your claim. Each of us will select an arbitrator. The two arbitrators will select an umpire. Each of us will pay expenses of the arbitrator we select. The expenses of the umpire will be shared equally. Unless both of us agree otherwise, arbitration will take place in the county and state in which you purchased your vehicle. Local rules apply. A majority decision will be binding.