Trade Warranty Terms
Kärcher Trade Warranty
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.
Kärcher Pty Ltd (“Kärcher”) of 385 Ferntree Gully Road, Mount Waverley, VIC, 3149 Tel: 1800 675 714, provides the following warranty in relation to the Kärcher Home & Garden range (“Product”). The benefits provided by this warranty are in addition to other rights and remedies available to the consumer under Australian Consumer Law. For safety and use instructions, please refer to the user guide enclosed with this Product or our website at www.Kärcher.com.au
WARRANTY - TRADE
Definition; A machine purchased by a tradesperson for infrequent (weekly) use in non-excluded trade applications. Trade applications that are excluded, and are not covered by this trade warranty, are;
· Use in the cleaning or restoring of roofs
· Use in the process of concreting / rendering or in the cleaning of concreting / rendering equipment
Kärcher warrants that, subject to the exclusions and limitations below, the Product will be free from defects in material and workmanship for the duration of the warranty period from the date of purchase.
· K5, K7 Class High Pressure Cleaners
· G Series petrol engine driven High Pressure Cleaners 3,000 PSI and above
· W&D6 Class Wet & Dry Vacuum Cleaners
· S750 & S6 Class Sweeper
All above Products enjoy 1 year trade warranty when purchased after 01.10.2019.
If a defect appears in the Product before the end of the warranty period and Kärcher finds the Product to be defective in materials or workmanship, Kärcher will, in its sole discretion, either:
(a) replace or repair the Product or the defective part of the Product free of charge, or
(b) arrange the Product or the defective part of the Product to be repaired placed by a qualified repairer free of charge.
Kärcher reserves the right to replace defective parts of the Product with parts or components of similar quality, grade and composition where an identical part or component is not available. Goods presented for repair maybe replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired.
(a) If a fault covered by the warranty occurs, the purchaser must first contact Kärcher or an authorised Kärcher distributor.
(b) Any warranty claim must be accompanied by proof of purchase and details of the alleged defect.
(c) This warranty is limited to defects in the materials or workmanship in the Product and does not cover expendable parts or the replacement of parts due to fair wear and tear.
(d) The purchaser is responsible for any expenses associated with making a warranty claim (for example; freight costs), however where Kärcher accepts the warranty claim it will reimburse the purchaser for all reasonable expenses incurred within 7 days of receipt of valid evidence of such reasonable expenses.
The warranty will not apply where:
(a) the Product has been modified, repaired or serviced by someone other than Kärcher or an authorised repairer.
(b) Kärcher cannot establish any fault in the Product after testing
(c) the Product has been used other than for the purpose for which it was designed
(d) the Product has been subject to abnormal conditions, whether of temperature, water, humidity, pressure, stress or similar
(e) the purchaser has used or fitted non-genuine or non-approved parts and accessories
(f) the Product defect has arisen due to abuse, misuse, neglect or accident
(g) the Product defect has arisen due to the purchaser’s failure to properly maintain or use the Product
(h) the damage to, or failure of, the Product has resulted from low or high voltage, the use of an incorrectly sized extension lead or a coiled electrical extension lead
(i) the damage has been caused by impurities in the water supply to the Product and/or debris contaminating the pump and motor i.e. Saltwater
(j) the damage has been caused by the use of chemicals and detergents not approved by Kärcher
(k) When using a home & garden Product in a trade application product accessories (such as hoses or lances) are not covered by warranty.