Golden Rule Warranty

The Golden Rule Warranty is a nationwide inter-shop warranty program for ATRA Rebuilder Members to offer warranties to the motoring public. By selecting to be an ATRA Rebuilder Member shop, you may issue warranties to your customers to give them peace of mind for the work done knowing it will be covered across the nation with the assistance of other ATRA Rebuilder Members.

To locate an ATRA Member shop that participates in our warranty program, use our Shop Finder feature.

The following warranty information is available for ATRA Rebuilder Members. Also listed below are local limited warranty and extended term warranty options to enhance your shop warranty options.

As of January 1, 2020, ATRA Rebuilder members may issue a Golden Rule warranty on remanufactured transmissions purchased by a qualified ATRA remanufacturer. The following is a list of qualified remanufactures. When using one of these remanufacturers please enter their REM-Code on the warranty form.

REM-Code Qualified Remanufacturer Website
CT-1034 Certified Transmission
ET-1310 ETE Reman
HA-2274 H&A Transmissions, Inc.
TI-1018 Transtar Industries Inc. #101
WT-2340 Whatever It Takes
PS-8999 Powertrain Solutions


For questions or additional information call ATRA Membership services at (805) 604-2000 for assistance with the Golden Rule Warranty Program.


  • Golden Rule Procedures

    These step-by-step procedures will help you to gain an understanding of how the program works.

  • Estimator Worksheet

    This is the official form for use between shops during the repair process. NOTE: This is the most important form to use for the Golden Rule process. By having an authorized signature on each step of the process ATRA guarantees payment for repairs performed.

  • Minimum Rebuild Standards

    All members are required to follow these minimum standards when repairing vehicles for their customers.

  • Local Limited Warranty

    Similar to the 100K Mile Warranty and also offers a warranty form for use by ATRA Members if they would like to issue a warranty to their customers that doesn't fall within the guildelines of the Golden Rule Warranty Program.

    NOTE: This is not part of the Golden Rule Warranty program. It is a local limited warranty for your shop only.

  • View Warranty Forms

    View Electronic PDF forms.

  • Issue a Golden Rule warranty

    Assign a number to your customer's warranty before you give them a copy of the warranty certificate to ensure they are covered if they have misplaced the original certificate.

  • Golden Rule Warranty Transfer Form

    If your shop is going to be closing business, be sure to have aplan in place for your customers that still have warranties with remaining terms.

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