The S & L Warranty
At S & L Autobody, we take great care to see that every repair meets our standards for quality. S & L Autobody guarantees that for as long as you own your vehicle, S & L Autobody, at its own expense, will correct or repair all defects that are attributable to defective or faulty workmanship in the repairs stated on the repair order, excluding rust repairs.
In addition, S & L Autobody provides a five (5) year limited warranty on painting, and a limited warranty on mechanical repairs for ninety (90) days or three thousand (3,000) miles, whichever comes first.
Lifetime Limited Warranty Terms
S & L Autobody hereby provides a limited warranty on repairs performed by S & L Autobody on the vehicle identified herein and on the original repair order. This limited warranty is valid only for as long as the vehicle owner named herein owns the vehicle and is not transferable.
Excluded from this limited warranty are defects caused by, or damage resulting from, rust, unreasonable use, improper maintenance, additional collision or vandalism damage, or deterioration and wear resulting from driving conditions. Damage or deterioration caused by use of automatic car washes or automotive nose masks is also excluded. All parts used by S & L Autobody are covered by any warranty supplied by the manufacturer or supplier of these parts. Sublet repairs and labor are warranted, if at all, by that supplier.
This is a four-part, labor-only, limited warranty, and conditions pertaining to each part are stated hereafter:
S & L Autobody provides a lifetime limited warranty on all metal work, including welding and the application of materials used in making repairs against cracking, flaking, pitting or deterioration, excluding rust repairs. S & L Autobody will re-repair and re-paint any metal work warranted hereby at its sole option, when claim is made while the vehicle owner named herein owns the vehicle. Any damage caused by neglect, abuse, or misuse is not covered under this warranty.
Painting, Striping and Decals
S & L Autobody provides a five (5) year limited warranty on painting against solvent blistering, peeling, hazing, and excessive loss of pigmentation. S & L Autobody also provides a one (1) year limited warranty on the application and adhesion of decorative striping and decals. Painting, Striping and Decal warranty excludes those defects that are caused by rust, neglect, salt, chemicals, tree sap, environmental exposure, other foreign matters, dents, chips and scratches. S & L Autobody will re-prime, re-paint, re-stripe or re-decal the specific section or sections of the vehicle warranted hereby (excluding rust repair), at its sole option, when a claim is made within the time periods stated herein. This paint warranty is valid only for work performed by S & L Autobody over an original factory finish that is free of defects.
S & L Autobody provides a ninety (90) day or Three Thousand (3,000) mile limited warranty on mechanical repairs which were caused by the original collision damage, excluding suspension, air conditioning, or electrical assemblies or components. S & L Autobody will repair any mechanical assembly or components warranted hereby, at its sole option, when claim is made within ninety (90) days or three thousand (3,000) miles, whichever comes first, of the effective date and mileage stated herein.
Glass Repairs and Replacements
Windshield repairs are warranted against spreading for as long as the vehicle owner named herein owns the vehicle. The applicable deductible for a new windshield will be the vehicle owner’s responsibility.
All auto glass replacement is warranted for one year against defects of workmanship and defects in material. Replacement of fixed glass parts (those that do not operate) are warranted until the ownership of the vehicle changes against air or water leakage. All operating parts within movable glass installations are warranted for 90 days against mechanical failure.
Glass breakage and/or leaks that are not the result of failed repairs or new installation (i.e. that which occurs as a result of vehicle collision, damage, panel deterioration, rock chips, rust, etc.) are not warranted.
This limited warranty shall be null and void if a repair is altered, adjusted or tampered with by any person not authorized by S & L Autobody.
This limited warranty covers parts, materials and labor to correct any defect arising from repairs performed under the original repair order. It does not cover incidental losses, i.e., towing, loss of earnings, per diem expenses, rental car cost, or any other claims of any nature. S & L Autobody’s obligations under this warranty are limited to replacing or repairing defective parts or materials and correcting defectively furnished labor.
The work performed could fail due to no fault of the repairing facility. Adjacent or related parts to the repaired areas could fail, causing damage to the original repair. Under these circumstances this warranty will not apply.
In no event shall the parts warranty extend beyond the terms offered by the manufacturer.
In order to obtain the benefits of this limited warranty, the vehicle owner named herein must do the following:
- Present the owner’s copy of this limited warranty document to S & L Autobody before requesting warranted repairs or parts; and
- Have any warranted repairs, adjustments, or inspections made only at the premises of S & L Autobody during normal business hours.
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