SOME AUTO WARRANTIES MAY ONLY GUARANTEE A BAD DEAL

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May 30, 2008 LITTLE ROCK Have you received a phone call or letter in the mail recently regarding the expiration of your car's warranty? If you have, beware. While this may seem like legitimate correspondence from your car's manufacturer or your dealership, odds are that it's actually not; rather, it's an advertisement from a company aiming to lure you into an expensive service contract. Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to warn Arkansans about this deceptive marketing practice.Across the country, consumers have received telemarketing calls and letters or postcards, which are designed to look like official correspondence about their car's warranty. The consumer's personal vehicle information is listed in the letter and the warning Final Warranty Notice" is displayed prominently in big