NOTE: Before you ship the product(s) to Dell, back up the data on the hard-disk drive(s) and any
other storage device(s) in the product(s). Remove any removable media, such as diskettes, CDs, or
PC Cards. Dell does not accept liability for lost data or software.
Dell owns all parts removed from repaired products. Dell uses new and reconditioned parts made by
various manufacturers in performing warranty repairs and building replacement products. If Dell
repairs or replaces a product, its warranty term is not extended.
Coverage During Years Two and Three
During the second and third years of this limited warranty, Dell will provide, on an exchange basis
and subject to Dell's Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the exchange, replacement parts for
the Dell hardware product(s) covered under this limited warranty when a part requires replacement.
You must report each instance of hardware failure to Dell's Customer Technical Support in advance
to obtain Dell's concurrence that a part should be replaced and to have Dell ship the replacement
part. Dell will ship parts (freight prepaid) if you use an address in the continental U.S., where appli-
cable. Shipments to other locations will be made freight collect. Dell will include a prepaid shipping
container with each replacement part for your use in returning the replaced part to Dell. Replace-
ment parts are new or reconditioned. Dell may provide replacement parts made by various
manufacturers when supplying parts to you. The warranty term for a replacement part is the remain-
der of the limited warranty term.
You will pay Dell for replacement parts if the replaced part is not returned to Dell. The process for
returning replaced parts, and your obligation to pay for replacement parts if you do not return the
replaced parts to Dell, will be in accordance with Dell's Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the
You accept full responsibility for your software and data. Dell is not required to advise or remind
you of appropriate backup and other procedures.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE
TO STATE (OR JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION). DELL'S RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAL-
FUNCTIONS AND DEFECTS IN HARDWARE IS LIMITED TO REPAIR AND
REPLACEMENT AS SET FORTH IN THIS WARRANTY STATEMENT. ALL EXPRESS AND
IMPLIED WARRANTIES FOR THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE WARRANTY
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE AND NO WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
WILL APPLY AFTER SUCH PERIOD.
SOME STATES (OR JURISDICTIONS) DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN
IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE PRECEDING LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO
DELL DOES NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY BEYOND THE REMEDIES SET FORTH IN THIS
WARRANTY STATEMENT OR LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LIABILITY FOR PRODUCTS NOT
BEING AVAILABLE FOR USE OR FOR LOST DATA OR SOFTWARE.
QLA2xxx User's Guide