WARRANTY INFORMATION (ALL EXCEPT CATERPILLAR INC.) - CONTINUED
EXPLANATION OF TERMS - CONTINUED
Repairable. An item that may be reconditioned or economically repaired for reuse.
Warranty. A written agreement between a contractor and the Government that outlines the rights and obligations of both
parties for defective supplies.
Warranty Claim. Action started by the equipment users for authorized warranty repair or reimbursement.
Warranty Period. Time during which the warranty is in effect.
10. Warranty Start Date. The date the warranty is put into effect (stamped on warranty plate). The warranty plate is proof of
warranty start date for all warranties.
11. Ton-Mile-Per-Hour. A rating used to describe the tires ability to carry a load at a given speed; exceeding this will damage
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE OFF ROAD TIRE COMPANY (TIRE WARRANTY)
ASWDS tires are warranted on a prorated basis by Bridgestone/Firestone Off Road Tire Company (BFOR) for a
period of 5 years. Refer to Table 2. for information on prorating tires.
Contact the local BFOR or TACOM-Team Tire for information regarding tire warranty. To find the closest Firestone
dealer, use www.bfor.com or call 1-800-572-8905. The original tire on the ASWDS machine is a Super Ground Grip
Loader Dozer L-2 Nylon 16 ply rating size 23.5-25.
To Obtain Warranty Service.
Contact an authorized Bridgestone, Firestone, or America OTR dealer. Please be prepared to provide proof of pur-
chase of the product and purchase date.
The authorized dealer will contact BFOR to arrange for a tire inspection and claim processing. The dealer does NOT
have authority/responsibility to make the determination as to eligibility for coverage under this warranty.
Limited Warranty Exclusions - All Tires and Tubes. All tire and tube warranties are subject to the following exclu-
Overloading tires voids the warranty.
All limited warranties of BFOR are limited to the original purchaser and are not assignable to subsequent purchasers.
Costs of mounting and balancing following prorated replacement or repair of tires or tubes, and applicable federal,
state, and local taxes.
Warranties do not cover damage resulting from misuse, improper mounting, misapplication, use of non-approved
rims, improper inflation, overloading, running flat, misalignment or imbalance of wheels/rims, defective brakes or
shock absorbers, abuse, willful damage, oil, chemical action, fire or externally - generated heat, use of tire chains, use
of studs, water or other material entrapped inside the tire during mounting, vehicle damage or road hazards (such as
rock cuts, punctures, cut separations, impacts, flex breaks).
Claims for irregular wear are not covered.
Any tire which is operated above its ton-mile per-hour (TMPH) rating, is not covered.
All tube-type tires should be used with proper size Bridgestone/Firestone tubes exclusively.
Warranties apply to original usable tread depth and do not extend to retreaded tires.
Any modifications to the tire (added buttress shoulders, regrooving, relugging, etc.) voids all warranties.
Any material added to the tire (tire fill, sealer, balancer, etc.) is not covered by this warranty and will not be compen-
sated for in case of credit being issued for the tire. Use of solid type fill (such as urethane) voids all warranties.
Any costs associated with the repair of tires are not covered, unless previously approved by the appropriate BFOR