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Hot Spot® Spas Limited Warranty Offerings
Watkins Manufacturing Corporation (“Watkins”) warrants to the original consumer purchaser (“you”) the following about your new Hot Spot spa, when purchased from an authorized dealer/service provider (“dealer”).
5 Year No Leak Shell Warranty
Watkins warrants against water loss due to defects in the spa shell for five years.
2 Year Shell Surface Warranty
Watkins warrants the acrylic and UHMWPE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) surface material of the Hot Spot spa to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years.
2 Year No Leak Plumbing Warranty
Watkins warrants the Hot Spot spa against leaks caused by defects in manufacturing and workmanship for two years. This warranty specifically covers leaks from the wall fittings, jet fittings, internal plumbing, internal glue joints, drains, hoses, and all bonded parts.
2 Year Component Warranty
Watkins warrants the electrical components, pump(s), Moto-Massage® jet, and other Hot Spot spa components against defects in materials and workmanship for two years. Some parts, most of which can be changed out without the use of tools, such as filter cartridges, filter lid, spa pillows, and cover locks, are not included in this warranty, but are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship at the time of delivery. Spa covers and other spa accessories are specifically excluded from this warranty, although they may be covered by other warranties. Please check with your Hot Spot dealer for details.
2 Year No-Fault® Heater Warranty
Watkins unconditionally warrants the No-Fault heater to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years. This warranty defines unconditional, with exclusion of commercial or industrial use, and improper installation as warranty coverage without exception provided that the component has failed to operate properly within the spa’s system.
2 Year Simulated Wood Warranty
Watkins warrants the simulated wood cabinet material to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years. This warranty specifically covers the cabinet’s structural integrity (exclusive of surface stain), including the material and assembly.
The simulated wood cosmetic finish is warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship at the time of initial delivery. Fading and weathering of the surface may occur naturally over time, and are not defects. To restore the cabinet’s appearance, refer to the spa Owner’s Manual for proper care and maintenance instructions.
2 Year LED Light Assembly Warranty – Tempo®, Relay® and Rhythm™ Spas
Watkins warrants the LED light assemblies of the Tempo, Relay and Rhythm spas, which consists of all lights within the spa, to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years.
1 Year LED Light Assembly Warranty – Sprint®, Dash®, SX and TX Spas
Watkins warrants the LED light assemblies of the SX and TX spas to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for one year.
The following applies to all of the warranties listed above:
Extent Of Warranty
This warranty extends only to the original consumer purchaser of the Hot Spot spa when purchased and originally installed within the boundaries of the United States. This warranty begins on your delivery date of the spa, but in no event later than one year from the date of purchase. This warranty terminates upon any transfer of ownership, or if the spa is installed or relocated outside the boundaries of the United States by the original consumer purchaser prior to the expiration of the warranty period.
To make a claim under this warranty, contact your dealer. In the event you are unable to obtain service from the dealer, please contact Watkins Manufacturing Corporation at 1280 Park Center Drive, Vista, California, 92081, Attn: Customer Service Department or (800) 999-4688 or via e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org. You must give Watkins and/or your dealer written notice of any warranty claim, along with a copy of your original purchase receipt indicating the date of the purchase, within ten (10) days of the time you discover the claim. Watkins reserves the right to inspect the malfunction or defect on location.
Watkins or its Authorized Service Agent will repair any defects covered by this warranty. Except as described herein, you will not be charged for parts, labor or the freight costs for parts necessary to repair the spa for defects covered by this warranty. In some cases, the servicing dealer may charge you a reasonable repairperson travel/service charge that is not covered by this warranty. Please contact the dealer for information regarding any such charges.
Except as described above, this warranty does not cover defects or damage due to normal wear and tear, improper installation, alteration without Watkins’ prior written consent, accident, acts of God, misuse, abuse, commercial or industrial use, use of an accessory not approved by Watkins, failure to follow Watkins’ Pre-Delivery Instructions or Owner’s Manual, or repairs made or attempted by anyone other than an authorized representative of Watkins. Alteration includes, but is not limited to, any component or plumbing change, or electrical conversion. Visit www.hotspring.com or contact your dealer for a list of manufacturer approved accessories.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WATKINS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF USE OF THE SPA OR OTHER INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL COSTS, EXPENSES, OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE REMOVAL OF ANY DECK OR CUSTOM FIXTURE OR ANY COST TO REMOVE OR REINSTALL THE SPA, IF NEEDED. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations may not apply to you. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty may last, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
You have specific legal rights from this warranty, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Hot Spot, Hot Spring, Tempo, Relay, Rhythm, Sprint, Dash, Moto–Massage and No-Fault are trademarks of Watkins Manufacturing Corporation.
© 2013 Watkins Manufacturing Corporation PN 62239 Rev L
If you have any questions about your Hot Spot warranty, your local Hot Spring dealer is happy to help.
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