What Is Route 66 Extended Warranty Protection?

by Lydia Larkin

Route 66 Extended Warranty Protection is an automobile service agreement that helps defray the cost of mechanical problems. This warranty service is presented as an alternative to that found in car dealerships.

The Warranty

After entering the contract agreement, you may chose any facility to repair a mechanical problem. Present your service agreement to the service professional who will call Route 66's claims department. The warranty covers parts, labor and roadside assistance; the customer pays for fluids, sales tax and filters.

Company History

According to the Better Business Bureau, the Route 66 Extended Warranty is offered by the Auto Services Company, Inc., based in Mountain Home, Arkansas. This company has met BBB standards of business since 1987 and, as of 2010, has an A- rating on a scale of A+ to F.

Road History

U.S. Route 66 was a highway which ran from Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angeles, California. Established in 1926 and known as the "Mother Road" or "Main Street of America," Route 66 was the first semi-transcontinental highway in the United States.

About the Author

Lydia Larkin has written professionally since 2005. Her published works include judicial opinions written for the State Supreme Court of Mississippi and freelance classic movies articles written for social media sites. Larkin holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi.

Photo Credits

  • photo_camera california 66 image by MLProject from Fotolia.com