What is Covered Mercury Marine warrants each new or factory rebuilt Mercury Precision, SmartCraft parts and accessories, and Mercury Racing Propellers sold by a Mercury Marine authorized dealer or distributor, to be free from defects in material and workmanship during the period described following. Duration of Coverage This limited warranty provides coverage for one year from either the date on which the product is first sold to a retail customer by a Mercury Marine authorized dealer or distributor, or the date on which the product is first put into service, whichever occurs first. SmartCraft parts and accessories (controls, gauges, displays and hardware, which does not include engines and engine mounted components) receive warranty coverage for two years from either the date on which the product is first sold to a retail customer, or the date on which the product is first put into service, whichever occurs first. Parts and accessories installed on Mercury Racing products that have product warranty duration of less than one year, carries a limited warranty coverage for a period of time equal to, and not greater than, the duration of the limited warranty originally provided with the parent product. The repair or replacement of parts, or the performance of service under this warranty, does not extend the life of this warranty beyond its original expiration date. Unexpired warranty coverage can be transferred to a subsequent purchaser upon re-registration of the product. Conditions That Must be Met in Order to Obtain Warranty Coverage Warranty coverage is available only to retail customers that purchase from a dealer authorized by Mercury Marine to distribute the product in the country in which the sale occurred. Routine maintenance outline in the Operation and Maintenance Manual must be timely performed in order to maintain warranty coverage. Mercury Marine reserves the right to make warranty coverage. Mercury Marine reserves the right to make warranty coverage contingent upon proof of proper maintenance. What Will Mercury Do Mercury's sole and exclusive obligation under this warranty is limited to, at our option, repairing a defective part, replacing such a part or parts with new or Mercury Marine certified remanufactured parts, or refunding the purchase price of the Mercury product. Mercury reserves the right to improve or modify products from time to time without assuming an obligation to modify products previously manufactured. How to Obtain Warranty Coverage The customer must provide Mercury with reasonable opportunity to repair, and reasonable access to the product for warranty service. Warranty claims shall be made by delivering the product for inspection to a Mercury dealer authorized to service the product. If the purchaser cannot deliver the product to an authorized dealer, written notice must be given to a Mercury Marine. We will then arrange for the inspection and any covered repair. The purchaser shall pay for all related transportation charged and travel time. If the service provided is not covered by this warranty, the purchaser shall pay for all related labor, material, and any other expenses associated with that service. The purchaser shall not, unless requested by Mercury, ship the product or parts of the product directly to Mercury Marine. The original purchase receipt establishes the warranty period and must be presented to the dealer at the time warranty service is requested in order to obtain coverage. What is Not Covered This limited warranty does not cover routine maintenance items, tune ups, adjustments, normal wear, damage caused by abuse, abnormal use, double lab finished propellers, use of a propeller or gear ratio that does not allow the engine to run in its recommended wide open throttle RPM range (refer to the Operation and Maintenance Manual), operation of the product in a manner inconsistent with the recommended operation/duty cycle section of the Operation Maintenance Manual, exceeding the horsepower limitations for the product as listed on the Mercury Racing propeller or in the Mercury Precision/ Mercury Racing Accessory Guide, neglect, accident, submersion, improper installation (proper installation specifications are explained in the installation instructions for the product), improper service, use of an accessory or part not manufactured or sold by Mercury Marine, jet pump impellers and and liners, operation with fuels, oils or lubricants which are not suitable for use with the product (refer to the Operation and Maintenance Manual), alteration or removal of parts, water entering the engine through the fuel intake, air intake or exhaust system, or damage to the product from insufficient cooling water caused by blockage of the cooling system by a foreign body, running the engine out of water, mounting the engine too high on the transom, or running the boat with the engine trimmed out too far. Use of the product voids the warranty. Mercury Precision, SmartCraft and Quicksilver Parts and Accessories that are used for any purpose for which they are not intended (outside anticipated marine applications) are excluded from coverage under this warranty statement. Expenses related to haul-out, launch, towing, storage, telephone, rental, inconvenience, slip fees, insurance coverage, loan payments, loss of time, loss of income, or any other type of incidental or consequential damages are not covered by this warranty. Also, expenses associated with the removal and/or replacement of boat partitions or material caused by boat design for access to the product are not covered by this warranty. No individual or entity, including Mercury Marine authorized dealers, has been given authority by Mercury Marine to make an affirmation, representation or warranty regarding the product, other than those contained in this limited warranty , and if made, shall not be enforceable against Mercury Marine. For additional information regarding events and circumstances covered by this warranty, and those that are not, see the Warranty Coverage section of the Operation and Maintenance Manual, incorporated by reference into this warranty. Disclaimers and Limitations THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIFE OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY. INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED FROM COVERAGE UNDER THIS WARRANTY. SOME STATES/COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW FOR DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS IDENTIFIED ABOVE, AS A RESULT, THEY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE AND COUNTRY TO COUNTRY.
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