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Warranty

This Warranty applies to Alcoa Aluminum Wheels for large trucks, trailers and buses sold in Japan.

Alcoa Warrants to the original purchaser from Alcoa that a new Alcoa aluminum disc heavy duty truck, truck trailer or bus wheel is free from defects in material and workmanship. Alcoa agrees, without charge, to replace a wheel which fails in normal use and services because of defects in material and workmanship.
 
Wheels are warranted for 60 months from the date of manufacture as shown on the wheel. Alcoa ISO Hub Pilot Style (10 bolt holes) bus mount wheels used in transit service are warranted for 120 months from date of manufacture. Alcoa does not warrant and will not replace with respect to any wheel which has been subjected to misuse or abuse including the following.
 
  • Using a tire which is oversized according to standards recommended by the Tire and Rim Association in the US or Japan Automotive Tire Association;
  • Loading the wheel beyond the applicable maximum wheel load as specified by Alcoa;
  • Inflating beyond the applicable maximum as specified by Alcoa;
  • Changing the original condition of the wheel by alteration or by subjecting it to any processing such as welding or straightening;
  • Accidents, abnormal or severe operating conditions; or
  • Failure to follow maintenance on the wheel as set forth in Alcoa’s maintenance instruction and other Alcoa literature. Recommended maintenance including, without limitation, periodical cleaning, polishing, valve replacement, and rim flange wear inspection and procedures.
 
THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE WHEEL SHALL BE MERCHANTABLE OR SATISFACTORY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NOR IS THERE ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT SUCH AS IS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN.
 
ALCOA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY, ITS LIABILITY AND THE PURCHASER’S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY BEING EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO REPLACEMENT OF THE WHEEL AS HEREIN PROVIDED.