All goods and work carried out by Aircooled Hut UK are sold subject to the warranty terms and conditions set out below.
This warranty is valid for the following period for materials or workmanship failures of all engines supplied by Aircooled Hut UK.
Reconditioned Exchange Engines and New engines bought/ordered before 01/11/2019: 12 months or 10,000 miles whichever is soonest after date of invoice limited to the United Kingdom only.
Refurbished engines being built up to complete engines have a video of it running as proof of the job being completed, with no warranty available on the setup/tune of the engine past this.
New Turn Key engines ordered after 01/11/2019 have a 2 year warranty. (Quotes/Invoices accepted after this date) The warranty covers the engine to ensure it is 'Fit for purpose' and as such any coatings are not covered by this warranty.
During the period of the warranty, Aircooled Hut UK guarantee their product against defective workmanship or failure of components used in the reconditioned of their engine and will only be responsible for rectification of faulty engine subject to the following conditions.
All our engines should be tuned immediately to ensure correct fuelling on a rolling road, failure to do so will invalidate any warranty. proof of this will be asked for on any warranty claims.(ask for rolling road not to perform power runs while still running engine in)
500 Mile running in period is required following installation, at a speed not exceeding 3,000 revs. Once run in treat your engine with care and remember this is a classic air cooled engine and shall not withstand being driven like modern vehicles.
Engine is to be fitted and serviced by a reputable garage, with proof given to Aircooled Hut UK in writing. The engine should be stopped as soon as any sign of engine part or full failure is detected or any sizeable oil leak. Oil must be checked on a regular basis and all tinware must be in place.
Oil leaks are a common problem with classic engines and only leaks of a sizeable amount will be dealt with under warranty. Consumables such as filters, plugs, leads, strainers, points, main oil seal are not covered under any warranty as these can fail at any moment and only cost a small amount to replace. We 'may' send parts as a good will gesture if failure is proven to be within a very small timescale as to be defined by Aircooled Hut UK.
Engine tuning is not covered, this includes carburettors, EFI tuning, timing, points, plugs. We perform the initial tune and startup on turn key engines, to ensure the engine has no issues but better tuning is needed on a rolling road as mentioned above. Also there is no guarantee it will stay tuned in transit.
Engine Oil to be changed after first 10 minutes of running (Aircooled Hut perform this on turn key engines) 100 miles, 500 mile , 1000 miles. (500 and 1000 miles should be a full engine service as below.
a) Check and reset tappet clearances (excluding hydraulic lifter engines)
b) Change oil and clean strainer
c) Check ignition distributor timing and reset if necessary
This warranty does not cover:
Engine failures as a result of customer or 3rd party poor installation or poor maintenance or damage to an engine caused by a small problem that has been allowed to become a larger problem. Also defects by or arising out of: fair wear and tear, misuse, neglect, accident, incorrect fuel or oil, racing or speed trials, any modification, alteration, repair or attempt to repair, without Aircooled Hut UK written consent, external influences (weather, war, etc) or as a result of the failure of any customers existing ancillary component i.e. Ignition components, hoses, radiator, carburettor etc. during and following the assembling of the ancillaries onto the engine or any ancillary items replaced for new therefore covered under the manufacturers warranty.
Cosmetic appearance is not covered under any warranty, this includes variations in colour of paint of powder coating. Neither of which are covered for wear, rust or any other cosmetic appearances.
We will endeavour to send video and/or images of completed work and this shall be taken as acceptance of quality for all cosmetic appearances. Tin ware shall be coated in Black unless we are given written instruction at least 1 month prior to completion.
Aircooled Hut UK will not be responsible for any consequential loss, (e.g. towing or courier charges, car hire, hotel expenses, loss of earnings, recovery costs from overseas etc.
Damage recoverable under any other warranty or policy insurance.
No work shall commence without the authority of Aircooled Hut UK. Any fault must be reported to Aircooled Hut UK in writing or by telephone and confirmed in writing with photographic evidence.
Aircooled Hut UK shall not be responsible for any courier costs incurred when returning engines and or parts.
Throughout the period of this warranty the owner shall maintain and service the vehicle in accordance with Aircooled Hut UK service schedule defined in this warranty.
All engines returned under warranty shall be inspected for signs of overheating,, user error. Warranty is invalidated if the engine appears to have overheated and work/parts will be on a chargeable basis.
This warranty is NOT transferable during the warranty period to a new owner.
Aircooled hut sometimes ships engines on the request of a customer, Aircooled hut will give the customer a choice about shipping insurance and the cost involved. Any damage or loss occurring is between the customer and courier.
This Warranty will not apply if the repair is necessitated as a result of fair wear and tear. This also applies to any used parts refitted as part of a reconditioned engine. (example: used exhaust refitted but cracks open would not be covered by warranty)
If a reconditioned engine is replaced under the terms of this Warranty, the replacement engine will be covered for the balance of the original guarantee.
This Warranty is applicable to mainland United Kingdom and Northern Ireland only; additional insurance cover is recommended when travelling abroad with the vehicle.
Aircooled Hut UK LTD reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions of this Warranty from time to time without prior notification.
Nothing in the above warranty affects the customer’s statutory rights.
Should you be a trade customer then you MUST ensure the above information is given to your customer.
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Aircooled Hut UK Limited