Standard MD Warranty
I. Marinediesel Sweden AB warrants each new production MarineDiesel Engine and Accessories attached thereto (here after referred to as “Product”), manufactured by Marinediesel Sweden AB (hereafter referred to as the “Company”), to be free from defects in material and workmanship, but only when the customer purchases or obtains predelivery service from a Dealer authorized by us to distribute MarineDiesel product in the country in which the sale or pre-delivery service occurred. This warranty shall apply only to pleasure craft and light-duty craft applications.
II. This warranty shall become effective upon the date of sale to the first purchaser or user of the Product and receipt by MarineDiesel of a completed Sea Trial Registration Form. The warranty period for standard engines Pleasure Craft applications is one (1) year from the date of sale to the first purchaser or user of the product or the accumulation of 500 hrs whichever occurs first. The warranty period for Light-Duty Craft applications is one (1) year from date of sale to the first purchaser or user of the product, or the accumulation of 750 hours of engine operation, whichever occurs first. The unused period of the applicable warranty, if any, is transferable to subsequent purchasers only if the required
maintenance records have been recorded by an authorized dealer. If the law applicable in the Country, State or Province where the product is sold prohibits limitation of warranty coverage to one (1) years, then the warranty shall be the minimum period required by law. For purposes of this warranty Pleasure Craft is defined as a recreational planing craft used only and exclusively for pleasure and recreation. Light-Duty Craft is defined as a planing hull vessel used in any law enforcement, commercial, or professional entertainment activity, or used in any enterprise or venture in which revenue in any amount is generated directly or indirectly. For no planning craft please consult Marinediesel Sweden for
warranty approval prior to sale. The warranty will provide in the First Year: Parts and Labor. In no case will the warranty cover the cost of removing or installing the engine in the boat, pulling the boat out of the water, lifts or other associated incidental costs see item VII.
III. To validate the warranty, the “Warranty Registration Form”, and Pre-Delivery Inspection information included with each Product, must be properly completed by the selling dealer
and forwarded immediately after the Sea-Trial to Marinediesel Sweden AB, Metallgatan 6, 262 72 Engelholm Sweden.
IV. Purchaser must provide proof of purchase and substantiate the original date of sale and delivery by presenting to the dealer, authorized to service the Product, the original
purchaser’s copy of the “Owner Warranty Registration Card”. If either of these items is not available, purchaser must provide a copy of the original purchaser’s “Bill of Sale”
(Sales Contract) for the Product to be serviced. Warranty claims will not be accepted by the dealer until the original date of sale/delivery and Product serial number can be verified.
V. It is a condition for the continuation of this warranty that the Product be taken to an authorized Marinediesel Service Dealer, after 100 hours of engine operation, but not later than
150 hours, for required checks and adjustments. A copy of the dealer service work order must be retained as evidence of the completion of this requirement. This is an owner
VI. Since this warranty applies to defects in material or workmanship, it does not apply to normal wear, adjustments, tune-ups or to damage caused by:
1) Neglect, lack of maintenance, accident, abnormal operation, improper installation or service;
2) Use of a propeller not properly suited to application/boat load or, failure to follow instructions in applicable service and warranty information manuals or operation and
3) As applied to twin installation vessels; continual operation of the vessel on only one engine in any condition other than an emergency situation.
4) Use of an accessory or part not manufactured or sold by us;
5) Operation with fuels, oils, lubricants or coolants/ coolant additives which are not suitable for use with the Product or recommended by us;
6) Participating in or preparing for racing or other competitive activity;
7) Alteration or removal of parts;
8) Water entering engine cylinder/s through the exhaust system or air intake system;
9) Use or operation of the product in a manner inconsistent with the “Recommended Operation/Duty Cycle” section of the Operation and Maintenance Manual.
10) Engine cooling system overheating.
11) Glow Plug Failure
VII. Reasonable access must be provided to the Product for warranty service. This warranty will not apply to:
1) Haul-out, launch, towing and storage charges, telephone or rental charges of any type, inconvenience, or loss of time or income, or other consequential damages or dealer
2) Removal and/or replacement of boat partitions or material because of boat design for necessary access to the Product.
VIII. Claim shall be made under this warranty by delivering the Product for inspection to a Marinediesel dealer authorized to service the Product. If purchaser cannot deliver Product to
such authorized dealer, he may give notice in writing to the Company . We shall then arrange for the inspection and repair, provided such service is covered under this warranty.
Purchaser shall pay for all related transportation charges and/ or travel time. If the service is not covered by this warranty, purchaser shall pay for all related labor and material, and
any other expenses associated with that service. Any product or parts shipped by purchaser for inspection or repair must be shipped with transportation charges prepaid
IX. Our obligation under this warranty shall be limited to repairing a defective part or, at our option, refunding the purchase price or replacing such part or parts as shall be necessary to remedy any malfunction resulting from defects in material or workmanship as covered by this warranty. The repair or replacement of parts, or the performance of service, under this warranty, does not extend the period of this warranty beyond its original expiration date. Company reserves the right to improve the design of any Product without assuming any obligation to modify any Product previously manufactured.
X. This warranty does not imply coverage for other manufacturers products used in combination with company products. Other manufacturer’s products used in conjunction with Company’s Product’s are warranted at their own discretion and specifically as indicated by each specific manufacturer.
XI. ALL INCIDENTAL AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY. IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO THE LIFE OF THIS WARRANTY. SOME STATES OR COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
XII. In the event of any litigation with respect to the purchased product the parties agree the law for the country of Sweden shall apply. Further, the parties agree such litigation shall lie within the appropriate court in Sweden.
*In the event that a warranty claim is required outside the country of Sweden, there may be additional charges not covered under warranty based on local practices and conditions, such as but not limited to freight, insurance, taxes license fees, import duties, and any and all other financial chares, including those levied by governments, states, territories, and their respective agencies which will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
XIII. 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
Five Year Extended Limited Warranty
LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE
Marinediesel Sweden AB (“MD”) provides this limited warranty handbook to help customers take full advantage of the MD engine. Before installing or using your MD product(s) please read this handbook and the applicable owner’s manual(s) carefully.
MD warrants that at the time of shipping, new MD marine products sold by it and its authorized MD marine distributors meet all applicable specifications and will be free from defects in material and workmanship for the limited warranty period. This limited warranty is subject to limitations discussed later in this warranty handbook.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS PROVIDED IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. MD SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR MERCHANTABILITY, except where such disclaimer is prohibited by law, IF SUCH DISCLAIMER IS PROHIBITED BY LAW, THEN IMPLIED WARRANTIES SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIFE OF THE EXPRESSED WARRANTY.
MD LIMITED WARRANTY
MD warrants to the original retail purchaser that it will make any repairs or replacements necessary to correct defects in material and/or workmanship of MD marine products for the limited Warranty Period. This limited warranty gives you certain legal rights. You may have other rights that vary from country to country. This Limited Warranty covers MD marine products operating anywhere in the world where MD approved service is available.
5 YEAR EXTENDED LIMITED WARRANTY HANDBOOK
In order to validate you MD marine limited warranty, you must complete and return to MD headquarters the enclosed warranty registration card.
This Limited Warranty applies only to MD Marine Products and other products manufactured and sold by MD or its authorized distributors. MD specifically disclaims any express or implied warranties for products manufactured by other companies.
If a claimed defect appears to be within the Limited Warranty Period and if the applicable
warranty registration has been received by MD, MD may elect to replace or repair any MD Marine Product or part, at its option. MD will undertake the repair or replacement without charge for parts or repair labor. Repair labor includes the reasonable cost of labor to remove and reinstall MD Marine Products and non MD engine components of the vessel in which the MD engine is installed, if necessary to complete the warranty repair or replacement. Recognize that marine diesel MD engines and drives are sophisticated, complex pieces of machinery which can be affected by many variables associated with any given application, and as such, you understand and agree that any repair may require multiple efforts to reach a remedy and that those efforts may require significant time.
Limited Warranty Period
This Limited Warranty begins on the date of delivery to the original purchaser. When requesting warranty service, you must provide proof of the date of delivery. MD will accept
a fully completed and signed Delivery Report that was completed within (30) days of delivery as proof of the date of delivery.
Unless otherwise provided in writing by MD, the standard Limited Warranty Period for
MD Marine Products is twelve (12) months or 1000 hours of operation after date of delivery to the original purchaser or as stated above, whichever occurs first. The Extended Limited Warranty applies solely to the following MD engine components: cylinder block casting, cylinder head casting, crankshaft forging, camshaft, flywheel housing, timing gear case, timing gears and connecting rods. These specific parts are warranted against defects in material and workmanship for sixty (60) months or 3000 hours of operation after date of delivery to the original purchaser. This Extended Limited Warranty runs concurrent with the standard Limited Warranty period. Any MD Marine Product or part repaired or replaced under warranty will assume the original Limited Warranty and the remaining Limited Warranty Period or ninety (90) days, whichever occurs last.
5 YEAR EXTENDED LIMITED WARRANTY HANDBOOK
If you believe that a MD Marine Product you purchased fails to perform within applicable specifications or is defective in its materials or workmanship, you must contact an authorized MD distributor or dealer within (30) days of discovering the problem. Your authorized MD distributor or dealer will give you the name, address and telephone number of the service facility where you should take your MD Marine Product(s) for inspection and / or repair. You are responsible for transporting your MD Marine Product(s) to and from the designated service facility. However, your MD distributor or dealer may arrange for the necessary inspection and / or repair to be made on-site, at MD’s sole discretion.
Non-conforming or defective items must be held for inspection by MD or an authorized
MD distributor or dealer and, if requested, returned to the MD Marine Regional Headquarters’ for your area. Any item replaced under this Warranty becomes the property of MD. THE FOREGOING IS MD’S ONLY OBLIGATION TO YOU AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY. Failure to follow all requirements for submitting a claim shall waive all claims for damages and other relief. IN NO EVENT SHALL MD OR ANY AUTHORIZED MD DISTRIBUTOR OR DEALER BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, which damages encompass without limitation, loss of profits, haul-out fees, launch, towing, storage, slip fees, insurance coverage, loan payment, transportation fees, telephone charges and mileage. The limitations in this Limited Warranty apply regardless of whether your claims are based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence and strict liability) or any other theory. Any action arising hereunder must be brought within (1) year after the cause of action accrues or it shall be barred. Some states and countries do not allow certain limitations on warranties or for breach of warranties. Limitations set forth in this paragraph shall not apply to the extent that they are prohibited by law.
Purchaser’s Responsibility and Items Excluded from Warranty
• Performing regular maintenance and the costs associated with regular maintenance, specified in the applicable Service and Operation Manual(s) including the service book commercial-military VGT-TSC marked “ext. warranty service” ;
• Maintaining records of all recommended service and maintenance;
• Ordinary wear and tear;
• Any MD Marine Product, accessory or part that has been, in MD’s sole judgment, subject to negligence, misuse, accident, improper installation, improper maintenance, racing or engaging in a contest of speed or endurance, use of non approved attachments or non genuine parts, unreasonable exposure to the environment or serviced by an unauthorized facility;
• Cost associated with consumable parts;
• Cost of transporting the MD Marine Product, part or the vessel in which such MD Marine Product(s) are installed to and from the service facility designated by MD for warranty repair;
• Consequence of any modification or alteration of a MD Marine Product or part from which
the serial number has been removed, altered or otherwise tampered with;
• Consequence of any modification or alteration of, or tampering with, a MD engine part
identified in the EPA Warranty statement located in the MD Engine Owner’s Manual.
• Consequence of any modification or alteration of any MD Marine Product, accessory, or
part which had an hourmeter or hourmeter’s seal removed, or otherwise tampered with.
• Consequence of any modification, alteration or removal of, or tampering with, the fuel injection pump high idle adjustment, fuel limits adjustments and/or fuel injection pump seals.
Except as modified in writing signed by the parties, this Limited Warranty is and shall remain the complete and exclusive agreement between the parties with respect to warranties, superseding all prior agreements, written and oral, and all other communications between the parties relating to warranties. NO PERSON OR ENTITY IS AUTHORIZED TO GIVE ANY OTHER WARRANTYOR TO ASSUME ANY OTHER OBLIGATION ON BEHALF OF MD, EITHER ORALLY OR IN WRITING. Neither original equipment manufacturers, boat builders, MD Marine Product installers, MD Marine Product or equipment distributors, nor any other person or entity has any authority to make any representation or promise on behalf of MD or to modify the terms or limitations of this Limited Warranty in any way.