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Martin Lewis: Faulty tech? Don’t let ‘em fob you off with ‘sorry you’re out of warranty’

If you've bought some tech that's gone faulty and you've had to take it back, don't let them fob you off with 'sorry you're out of warranty'. That's the message from founder Martin Lewis' in his latest video. Watch Martin’s Warranty Schmaranty two-minute video, or carry on reading below.

9 February 2023

MPs brand Scottish Power warranties 'a fraud' – are you one of the 625,000 customers impacted?

Scottish Power is facing calls from politicians for 625,000 cashback warranty customers to be refunded

20 April 2016

Bank with Barclays? Beware if you pay more (eg, Additions accounts) for insurance

In some cases if you don't register or activate the insurance, you won't be covered and your policy will be invalid

25 September 2015

Vulnerable consumers pay triple high street prices for rent-to-own goods

Cash-strapped customers who buy TVs and washing machines through rent-to-own (RTO) schemes are paying three times more

10 February 2015

John Lewis to offer two-year guarantee on electricals

From next Thursday, all electrical and home technology products sold by John Lewis, will come with a two year guarantee

4 October 2013

Extended warranties comparison site launches

The UK's first extended warranties comparison website has launched today following action by the OFT

10 July 2013

Argos, Comet and Dixons to launch warranty price comparison site

Major UK electrical retailers will set up a price-comparison website for extended warranties

27 June 2012

Retailers in extended warranty shake-up

Major electrical retailers are poised to avoid a competition inquiry by overhauling their sales of extended warranties

7 February 2012

OFT launches probe into extended warranties

The Office of Fair Trading is worried they are too expensive and there is too little competition, with action possible

14 April 2011