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					This template is provided by a manufacturer to a customer whereby the company
provides a limited warranty. A limited warranty is a written agreement that provides
under what conditions, to what extent, and for how long the manufacturer guarantees
that the item will work as claimed. Additionally, it can be customized to provide for any
additional industry-specific language that may be necessary. This document is ideal for
small businesses or other entities that want to provide a limited warranty with their
products.
                             BASIC LIMITED WARRANTY TEMPLATE

This product has been manufactured and tested to the highest quality standards by
_______________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company]. This Limited Warranty offered
by ______________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] covers defects in material or
workmanship in new ________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] products.
This warranty extends to the original purchaser only and is non-transferable. Only consumers
purchasing ________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] products from
authorized ____________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] retailers or
resellers or through the _______________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] website
may obtain coverage under our limited warranties.

What is covered? _________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] warrants
this product against defects in material or workmanship as follows:

_________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] will replace at no charge for
parts only or, at its option, replace any product or part of the product that proves defective
because of improper workmanship and/or material, under normal installation, use, service and
maintenance. If ________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] is unable to
provide a replacement and repair is not practical or cannot be made in a timely fashion,
________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] may elect to refund the purchase
price in exchange for the return of the product.

How Long Does The Coverage Last? Our warranty periods are ____________________ [e.g.,
1 year, 2 years, or 5 years] [Comment: Insert the specific warranty periods covered] from
the documented date of purchase, depending on the type of product and where it was purchased.

What Our Warranty Does Not Cover? Our warranties do not cover any problem that is caused
by:
     A. Conditions, malfunctions or damage not resulting from defects in material or
     workmanship.
     B. Conditions, malfunctions or damage resulting from (1) normal wear and tear, improper
     installation, improper maintenance, misuse, abuse, negligence, accident or alteration.
     C. Accessories, connected materials and products, or related products not manufactured
     by ___________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company].

Our limited warranties are void if a product is returned with removed, damaged or tampered
labels or any alterations (including removal of any component or external cover).

How to File a Claim? __________________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company] will not
provide any warranty coverage unless claims are made in compliance with all terms of the
controlling warranty statement included with your product and you follow proper return
procedure. To request warranty service, you will need to provide:

         1. The sales receipt or other evidence of the date and place of purchase.
         2. A description of the problem.


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         3. Delivery of the product or the defective part, postage prepaid and carefully packed and
         insured, to: _______________ [Instructions: Insert Name of Company and full
         address where the defective product should be shipped to; include a customer
         service telephone number for inquiries].

When warranty service is completed, any repaired or replacement product or part will be
returned to you postage prepaid.

[Comment: Your Company may choose to require the customer to first contact your
Customer Service Department and provide information related to the problem. The
Company may then require that a customer receive a Return Authorization Number to use
when returning the product. The Company may also require that the product be taken to
an authorized service center to determine whether a repair or replacement is required.]

REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT (OR, IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES, REFUND OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE) AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE
EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE PURCHASER. ________________ [Instructions:
INSERT NAME OF COMPANY] NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AUTHORIZES ANY
PERSON TO CREATE FOR IT ANY OTHER OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY IN
CONNECTION WITH THIS PRODUCT.

_________________ [Instructions: INSERT NAME OF COMPANY] SHALL NOT BE
LIABLE TO PURCHASER OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF THIS
WARRANTY OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY).

How Does State Law Apply? The laws of the State of ___________ [Instructions: Insert
name of State], USA, govern our warranties. It gives you specific legal rights, and you may also
have other rights that vary from state to state. Our warranties do not affect any additional rights
consumers have under laws in their jurisdictions governing the sale of consumer goods. Some
states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the
limitations or exclusions in our warranty statements may not apply. You may be required by law
to give us a reasonable opportunity to correct or cure any failure to comply before you can bring
any action in court against us under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.




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Description: This template is provided by a manufacturer to a customer whereby the company provides a limited warranty. A limited warranty is a written agreement that provides under what conditions, to what extent, and for how long the manufacturer guarantees that the item will work as claimed. Additionally, it can be customized to provide for any additional industry-specific language that may be necessary. This document is ideal for small businesses or other entities that want to provide a limited warranty with their products.