Automobile Product Warrantors
Assembly Bill 2354 (2015 -2016 Calderon) repealed California Insurance Code Section 116.5. Effective January 1, 2017, all promises to repair, replace, or maintain a motor vehicle or watercraft, or to indemnify for the repair, replacement, or maintenance of a motor vehicle or watercraft, conditioned upon the use of a specific brand or brands of lubricant, treatment, fluid, or additive are now Vehicle Service Contracts (Ins. Code § 12800(c)(5))and must comply with all relevant provisions in Ins. Code § 12800 et seq.