Fixed Ops Magazine - 2023 Vol20 04 - 62

MISTAKE #3: FAILURE TO
OBTAIN PRIOR AUTHORIZATION
Failing to obtain prior authorization before proceeding
with repairs can lead to claim denials and unnecessary
complications. With extended warranty periods, manufacturers
have specific procedures in place that must
be followed, including using authorized technicians and
obtaining approval for repairs.
To mitigate this mistake, ensure that your technicians
are well-trained and up-to-date on manufacturer's
procedures. Prioritize obtaining proper authorization
before conducting any repairs covered under warranty.
Attach all relevant approvals and documentation to
the claim paperwork, demonstrating compliance with
OEM guidelines and safeguarding your customers'
warranties.
CONCLUSION:
As manufacturers extend standard warranty coverage
for new vehicles, dealerships must adapt their warranty
claims process to optimize revenue potential and customer
satisfaction. By avoiding common mistakes such
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as neglecting the receivable schedule, inadequate technician
notes, and failure to obtain prior authorization,
dealerships can successfully navigate increased warranty
coverage. Implementing streamlined processes,
emphasizing attention to detail, and adhering to manufacturer
guidelines will enable dealerships to maximize
their warranty claims filing, enhance customer trust,
and maintain positive relationships with manufacturers.
Chris Dulla is V.P. of
FrogData.
Chris
has
spent the last 30 years
working in both Automotive
retail and technology
industry with car
dealers. Chris ran a dealership
group for 12 years
in the Midwest helping
to grow their business
by over 70% after the recession of 2008. Chris also
worked for the largest DMS provider for 18 years where
he managed a staff of over 400 employees responsible
for driving sales and customer service for 2,200 car
dealership clients.

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