PMAS warrants its products only to the original purchaser at retail to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 90 days from the date of original retail purchase.
ALL PRODUCTS: 90 day Limited warranty from the original date of purchase, except any parts used in competition are excluded from coverage. The warranty extends to original purchaser at retail only, WITH A PROOF OF PURCHASE. No exception. All parts which are defective in materials or workmanship on original installation only, subject to the following:
WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
Products which have been subjected to abuse, accident, alteration, modification, improper installation, improper operational adjustments, tampering, negligence, misuse, or if repaired or serviced by anyone other than PMAS.
Actual or alleged labor, transportation or other incidental charges.
Actual or alleged consequential damages incurred by use of this product.
WHAT WE WILL DO:
PMAS at its election, will either repair or replace all defective part(s) free of charge.
WHAT YOU MUST DO FOR THE WARRANTY SERVICE: In the event that the original purchaser detects a defect in the material or workmanship, the product(s) in question must be returned by the original retail purchaser to the place of original purchase for warranty determination. In the event that the purchaser does not receive satisfaction from the place of original purchase or in the event there are any questions with regard to this limited warranty, please contact us by mail sent to the Technical Service Dept., PMAS 4540 West 160th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44135, e-mail your question to the Technical Service Dept. at email@example.com or call (216) 265-8400 Monday- Friday 08:00 – 5:00 EST.
Do not send alleged defective parts to PMAS without prior approval to do so. If such approval is obtained, the defective part and proof of purchase should be sent, postage prepaid, to PMAS at the above address for warranty consideration.
NO OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS APPLICABLE TO THE PRODUCTS OF PMAS. THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, IS LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY HEREIN. PMAS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT, INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PRODUCT OR FOR ANY BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT.
Materials, components, specifications, colors, model changes, availability and prices are subject to change without notice or obligation.
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California laws specifically prohibit the use of any aftermarket product whose installation requires the removal of any emissions control related components. These laws are regulated by the California Air Resources Board ( www.arb.ca.gov )
The Air Resource Board has established three classifications of emissions related aftermarket products which define which aftermarket parts can be sold legally in the state of California:
“Replacement Parts” – parts that have the same function and effect on emissions as the parts they are replacing. This means that if a vehicle was not originally equipped with a catalyst and all other emissions related controls that were connected like oxygen sensors are reconnected, then the part is considered a Replacement Part. If the vehicle does have a catalyst and the installation of the part does NOT remove the catalyst (ie. cat back system) and all other emissions related controls are reconnected, then this is also considered a replacement part. Slip on mufflers in applications where the catalyst is not contained in the original muffler are an example of a replacement part. Full system exhausts when installed on vehicles that did not originally contain a catalyst and whose design allows the reinstallation and original function of any other emissions control related components are also considered replacement parts.
“Air Cleaner” Most emission controlled vehicles will have an air cleaner that is a closed element type or thermostatically controlled. A replacement air cleaner must meet the same specifications as the original and connect to any emissions equipment that was attached to the original equipment air cleaner. Any replacement air cleaner elements may be used as long as they meet original factory specifications. Any air cleaner that does not meet the original factory specifications requires an Executive Order to be legal for street use.
“Modified Parts” – parts that alter the emissions control related performance from the original part they are replacing, These parts may have catalysts in them but they perform differently from the original equipment part or they may require the alteration or elimination of other emissions related control components such as oxygen sensors. These parts must obtain an Executive Order from the Air Resource board to confirm their functional compliance in order to be sold legally in California.
“Competition or Racing Vehicle Parts” – parts that are used exclusively in competition on race only vehicles. These parts do not require approval as long as they “are not used on public highways”.
Labeling a product as being for “Racing Only” or “Closed Course Competition” is not sufficient for it to be included under this classification. It must be a competition vehicle and must not be used at any time on a public highway.
This document is a summary interpretation. For additional information, please contact us or visit the following link:
I have been informed of the laws and regulations regarding emissions control related components installation and use in the state of California.
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