Warranty period: The duration during which the manufacturer or seller guarantees the product against defects or malfunctions.
Limited warranty: A warranty that provides specific coverage and may have certain limitations or exclusions.
Extended warranty: An optional warranty that extends the coverage beyond the standard warranty period, usually for an additional cost.
Manufacturer’s warranty: A warranty provided by the product’s manufacturer that covers defects in materials, workmanship, or functionality.
Seller’s warranty: A warranty provided by the seller or retailer that guarantees the product’s performance or condition for a specified period.
Parts warranty: A warranty that covers the replacement or repair of defective parts within a specific timeframe.
Labor warranty: A warranty that covers the cost of labor required to repair or replace a faulty product or part.
Express warranty: A warranty that is explicitly stated, either verbally or in writing, outlining the specific guarantees provided by the manufacturer or seller.
Implied warranty: A warranty that is not explicitly stated but is automatically applied by law, guaranteeing that a product is fit for its intended purpose and of reasonable quality.
Warranty claim: The process of requesting repairs, replacements, or refunds under the terms of a warranty.
Warranty coverage: The scope of protection provided by a warranty, including the specific components, defects, or malfunctions covered.
Warranty transferability: The ability to transfer the remaining warranty coverage from the original purchaser to a subsequent owner.
Void warranty: The cancellation or nullification of warranty coverage due to specific actions or conditions, such as improper use, unauthorized repairs, or tampering.
Exclusion clause: A clause in a warranty that specifies certain conditions or circumstances under which the warranty coverage does not apply.
Warranty registration: The process of providing personal and product information to the manufacturer or seller to activate or validate the warranty.
Warranty disclaimer: A statement that clarifies the limitations or exclusions of the warranty, often found in the terms and conditions.
Prorated warranty: A warranty that provides diminishing coverage over time, where the repair or replacement cost is partially borne by the consumer based on the product’s age or usage.
Return policy: The rules and procedures established by the seller regarding the return of a product, which may be separate from the warranty terms.
Customer support: The assistance and guidance provided by the manufacturer or seller to customers regarding warranty claims, product inquiries, or technical issues.
Warranty certificate: A document provided by the manufacturer or seller that serves as proof of warranty coverage and outlines the terms and conditions.