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Vehicle Service Contract Benefits

Vehicle Service Contract Benefits on a Budget

Don’t let unexpected auto repairs slow you down

Much like life insurance, Vehicle Service Contract benefits offer security to consumers looking for protection today against tomorrow’s unknowns. Unexpected auto repairs can be a financial burden. American Auto Shield Vehicle Service Contracts can relieve that burden by shielding your investment with exceptional coverage that gets you back on the road for less.

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Vehicle Service Contract Benefits

Shielding Your Auto Investment

An American Auto Shield Vehicle Service Contract can help you avoid surprises and costly auto repairs while protecting your investment. We know that for most of us, our car is our most important asset aside from our homes – vital for our everyday lives. Unfortunately, more than 1/3 of all vehicles experience one or more failures in a given year. Additionally, labor rates have risen by an average of $20 per hour in the past three years, currently averaging over $90 nationwide. An American Auto Shield Vehicle Service Contract helps to offset rising repair costs at an affordable price by protecting your vehicle against tomorrow’s repair bills at today’s prices.

Increased Resale Value

American Auto Shield allows you to transfer ownership of your Vehicle Service Contract along with the vehicle. Having a Vehicle Service Contract to include with the purchase can make your car or truck more attractive to a prospective buyer. Passing along security to another driver is one of the best ways to ensure sales success.

Personalized Attention

American Auto Shield does not outsource claims administration. Whether your vehicle experiences a major or minor failure, we’ll be there every step of the way. For our customer’s and their repair facility’s convenience, we provide online claim filing, as well as personal service from our Claims Adjusters, ASE Certified Technicians and Customer Service Team.

Online Account Management

Life is busy. Coverage with American Auto Shield means online account management at your convenience. Customers can register in Manage MyAutoShield to update your contact information, view your contract and claim information, and access other online customer service features in an instant. You can also utilize our Support Center for convenient online solutions and service.


If your vehicle experiences a mechanical breakdown or failure, your American Auto Shield Vehicle Service Contract allows you to take your vehicle to any licensed repair facility, anywhere in the U.S. or Canada, for repair. Need a tow to get you there? Your coverage provides a built-in roadside assistance benefit to compliment your coverage.

Online Claim Filing

We utilize advanced technologies for effortless claims administration. For our customer’s and their repair facility’s convenience, we provide online claim filing, as well as filing by phone. In addition, customers can access the status of their claim at their convenience – 24/7.

Automotive Industry Expertise

We’ve built a strong, trustworthy, and knowledgeable business. Our team’s combined automotive industry and compliance expertise allows us to develop and deliver products and services that drive business and earn consumer trust.

Improved Vehicle Performance

The risk of component failure and associated repair costs increases with your vehicle’s age and mileage. Sometimes owners put off needed repairs until they can afford the cost of the repair – often resulting in additional damage to the vehicle, additional repair costs, and unsafe driving conditions. The protection of an American Auto Shield Vehicle Service Contract covers many different parts of a vehicle that may go beyond a manufacturer’s warranty, depending on which type of contract you purchase. Coverage of these vital components means your vehicle will receive the service it needs to ensure a longer lifespan and more reliable performance.

Knowledge & Resources

Take advantage of our automotive industry knowledge and resources! Stick to your car’s service schedule or get ready for the season with our vehicle maintenance and car care checklists. You can also view Frequently Asked Questions or learn our lingo in the Vehicle Service Contract Glossary. Visit our Support Center for more information.

Reliability on a Budget

American Auto Shield Claims Adjusters specialize in automotive repair and many are ASE Certified Technicians. All of our Claims Adjusters have access to numerous databases, ensuring you receive a fair assessment of your vehicle’s failure and a fair price for repair of any covered components. Payment for covered repairs is made directly to the repair facility, less any deductible, eliminating the burden of large and unanticipated out of pocket expenses.