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SEARS,
ROEBUCK
AND
CO.
Federal and California Emission Control Systems Limited Warranty
Small Off-Road
Engines
CALIFORNIA
& US EPA EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY
STATEMENT
The U. S. Environmental
Protection Agency ("EPA"), the California Air Re-
sources Board ("CARB") and Sears, Roebuck and Co. are pleased to explain
the Federal and California Emission Control Systems Warranty on your new
small offroad
engine. In California, new 1995 and later small offroad
en-
gines must be designed,
built and equipped to meet the State's stringent
anti_mog
standards. In other states, new 1997 and later modeI year en-
gines must be designed, built and equipped, at the time of sale, to meet the
U.S. EPA regulations for smalI non road engines. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
will warrant the emission control system on your small oft road engine for the
periods of time listed below, provided there has been no abuse, neglect, un-
approved modification, or improper maintenance of your small offroad
en-
gine.
Your emission control system may include parts such as the carburetor, igni-
tion system and exhaust system. Also included may be the compression re-
lease system and other emission-related
assemblies.
Where a warrantable
condition exists, Sears, Roebuck and Co. wiII repair
your small off-road engine at no cost to you for diagnosis,
parts and labor.
MANUFACTURER'S
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
WARRANTY
COVERAGE
Emission control systems on 1995 and later model year California small off
road engines are warranted
for two years as hereinafter
noted. In other
states, 1997 and later model year engines are also warranted for two years.
If, during such warranty pedod, any emissior_related
part on your engine is
defective in materials or workmanship,
the part will be repaired or replaced
by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
OWNER'S WARRANTY
RESPONSIBILITIES
As the small offroad
engine owner, you are responsible for the performance
of the required maintenance listed in your Owner's Manual, but Sears, Roe-
buck and Co. will not deny warranty solely due to the lack of receipts or for
your failure to provide written evidence of the performance of all scheduled
maintenance.
As the small off-road
engine owner, you should, however, be aware that
Sears, Roebuck and Co. may deny you warranty coverage if your small off
road engine or a part thereof has failed due to abuse, neglect, improper main=
tenance or unapproved modifications.
You are responsibIe for presenting your small offroad
engine to a Sears,
Roebuck and Co. Authorized
Service Outlet as soon as a problem exists.
The warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time,
not to exceed 30 days.
Warranty service can be arranged by contacting either a Sears, Roebuck
and Co. Authorized Service Outlet, or by contacting Sears, Roebuck and Co.
at 1400-473
7247.
IMPORTANTNOTE
Esta This warranty statement explains your rights and obligations under the
Emission Control System Warranty ("ECS Warranty") which is provided to
you by Sears, Roebuck and Co. pursuant to California
law. See also the
Sears, Roebuck and Co. Limited Warranties for Sears, Roebuck and Co.
which is enclosed therewith on a separate sheet and also is provided to you
by Sears, Roebuck and Co. The ECS Warranty applies only to the emission
control system of your new engine. To the extent that there is any conflict in
terms between the ECS Warranty and the Sears, Roebuck and Co. Warran-
ty, the ECS Warranty shaII apply except in any circumstances
in which the
Sears, Roebuck and Co. Warranty may provide a longer warranty period.
Both the ECS Warranty and the Sears, Roebuck and Co. Warranty describe
important rights and obligations
with respect to your new engine.
Warranty service can only be performed by a Sears, Roebuck and Co. Au-
thorized Service Outlet. At the time of requesting warranty service, evidence
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must be presented of the date of sale to the original purchaser. The purchas-
er shall pay any charges for making service calls and/or for transporting the
products to and from the place where the inspection and/or warranty work
is performed. The purchaser shall be responsible for any damage or loss in-
curred in connection
with the transportation
of any engine or any part(s)
thereof submitted for inspection and/or warranty work.
If you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities,
you should contact Sears, Roebuck and Co. at t-800
47_7247.
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY
Emission Control System Warranty
("ECS Warranty")
for 1995 and later
model year California small off-road engines (for other states, 1997 and later
model year engines):
A. APPLICABILITY:
This warranty shall apply to 1995 and later model year
California small off road engines (for other states, 1997 and later model year
engines). The ECS Warranty Period shall begin on the date the new engine
or equipment is delivered to its original, end use purchaser, and shall contin-
ue for 24 consecutive months thereafter.
B, GENERAL
EMISSIONS
WARRANTY
COVERAGE:
Sears, Roebuck
and Co. warrants to the original, end-use
purchaser of the new engine or
equipment and to each subsequent purchaser that each of its small off road
engines is:
1. Designed, built and equipped so as to conform with all applicable regula-
tions adopted by the Air Resources Board pursuant to its authority in Chap-
ters 1 and 2, Part 5, Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code, and
2. Free from defects in materials and workmanship which, at any time during
the ECS Warranty Period, will cause a warranted emissions-related
part to
fail to be identical in eli material respects to the part as described in the en-
gine manufacturer's
application for certification.
C. The ECS Warranty only pertains to emission_related
parts on your en-
gine, as follows:
1. Any warranted, emission_related
parts which are not scheduled for re-
placement as required maintenance
in the Owner's Manual shall be war-
ranted for the ECS Warranty Period. If any such part fails during the ECS
Warranty Period, it shall be repaired or replaced by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
according to Subsection 4 below. Any such part repaired or replaced under
the ECS Warranty shall be warranted for any remainder of the ECS Warranty
Period.
2. Any warranted, emissions-related
part which is scheduled only for regular
inspection as specified in the Owner's Manual shall be warranted for the ECS
Warranty Period. A statement in such written instructions to the effect of "re-
pair or replace as necessary",
shall not reduce the ECS Warranty Period.
Any such part repaired or replaced under the ECS Warranty shall be war-
ranted for the remainder of the ECS Warranty Period.
3. Any warranted,
emissions-related
part which is scheduled for replace-
ment as required maintenance in the Owner's Manual, shall be warranted for
the period of time prior to the first scheduled replacement point for that part.
If the part fails prior to the first scheduled replacement, the part shall be re-
paired or replaced by Sears, Roebuck and Co. according to Subsection 4 be-
low. Any such emissions-related
part repaired or replaced under the ECS
Warranty, shall be warranted for the remainder of the ECS Warranty Period
prior to the first scheduled replacement
point for such emissions-related
part.
4. Repair or replacement
of any warranted,
emission_related
pert under
this ECS Warranty shall be performed at no charge to the owner at a Sears,
Roebuck and Co. Authorized
Service Outlet.
5. The owner shall not be charged for diagnostic labor which leads to the de-
termination that a part covered by the ECS Warranty is in fact defective, pro-
vided that such diagnostic work is performed at a Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Authorized
Service Outlet.
6. Sears, Roebuck and Co. shall be liable for damages to other original en-
gine components or approved modifications proximately caused by a failure
under warranty of an emission-related
part covered by the ECS Warranty.

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