Twelve Year Limited Warranty
Aquastar water heaters are warranted by the
Manufacturer (BOSCH) through BBT North America.
BBT North America (BBTNA) will furnish a replacement
heat exchanger and will furnish a replacement of any
other part which fails in normal use and service within
the applicable periods specified below, in accordance
with the terms of this warranty. The BBTNA
replacement will be warranted for the unexpired portion
of the original warranty. This warranty will be valid only
for water heaters in possession of the original purchaser
as recorded on the warranty card.
The Heat Exchanger
If the heat exchanger fails within twelve (12) years after
the original installation and operation, BBTNA will
furnish a replacement heat exchanger. However, if the
water heater is installed in other than a single family
dwelling, this heat exchanger warranty is limited to two
(2) years from date of original installation and operation.
This warranty will not apply:
• 1. to defects or malfunctions resulting from failure to
properly install, operate or maintain the unit in
accordance with the printed instructions provided;
• 2. to damage or abuse resulting from accident,
neglect, flooding, freezing and/or other acts of
• 3. to damage resulting from operation with either the
flame sensor rod or overheat sensor removed;
• 4. to failure of the heat exchanger resulting from the
operation of the water heater in a corrosive
atmosphere or at water temperatures exceeding the
maximum rating, or if the water heater is not supplied
with potable water;
• 5. to defects or damage cause by any attachment
or modification, including any energy-saving device.
• 6. to damage resulting from scale deposits and/or
highly mineralized / unsoftened water supply
• 7. to damage resulting from supplying the water
heater with pre-heated water.
All Other Parts
If any other part fails within two (2) years after original
installation and operation, BBTNA will furnish a
replacement part free of charge.
In addition to supplying the replacement part(s),
BBTNA will provide ground service delivery for these
parts. Expedited or upgraded shipping will be charged
to the customer.
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Twelve Year Limited Warranty
Service Labor Costs
This warranty does not cover any labor costs
associated with service, removal or re-installation of
part(s). All such costs must be borne by the Purchaser.
Additionally, this warranty does not cover any labor
costs associated with service, removal or re-installation
of the original water heater or a replaced water heater.
Certain service labor allowances are available to PHCC
member contractors, dependent on prior authorization
NOTE: the water heater must be free of
damaging scale deposits and not subject
to gas pressures greater than those
shown on the rating plate, which must not
be altered, defaced or removed.
How to Make a Claim
Any claim for warranty parts should be made to your
local dealer, distributor or to BBTNA. If BBTNA, please
contact the Technical Support Department:
BBT NORTH AMERICA
340 Mad River Park
Waitsfield, VT 05673
In most cases, the dealer or distributor will be able to
promptly honor your claim and subsequently notify
BBTNA. However, all replacements are made subject to
validation by BBTNA of in-warranty coverage. The
damaged or defective item must be made available in
exchange for the replacement.
No one is authorized to make any other warranties on
behalf of BBTNA. It is expressly understood that the
replacement warranty of BBTNA shall be in lieu of any
and all other warranties, express or implied, including
warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular
use or purpose, and further that BBTNA shall not be
liable for any loss or damage directly or indirectly arising
from the use of the hot water heater, or for any
consequential damages arising from such use
(including damages from water leakage). BBTNA sole
liability with respect to any defect shall be for the
replacement of the defective part(s). Some states do
not allow such limitations and exclusions, so the above
may not apply to you.
This warranty gives specific legal rights. You may also
have other rights which vary from state to state.