Our Lifetime Warranty
Akins Collision Center hereby provides a Limited Lifetime Warranty on repairs performed by the Shop. This warranty is valid for as long as you own the vehicle stated herein,and is for the person to whom this Warranty is granted and whose name appears herein and on the original work order. This is a labor only fragmented four-part Limited Lifetime Warranty, and stipulations pertaining to each fragmented part are stated hereafter:
Akins Collision Center provides a LIFETIME WARRANTY on all metalwork, to include welding and the application of materials utilized in making collision repairs. (Warranted against cracking, flaking pitting or deterioration, excluding rust repairs.) The Shop will repair and repaint, excluding rust repairs, any metalwork warranted hereby, at its sole option, when the claim is made as stated herein, unless caused by or damage resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle. Painting, Stripes, and Decals: Akins Collision Center provides a LIFETIME WARRANTY on painting-related priming and painting work against solvent blistering, peeling, hazing, and excessive loss of pigmentation, and, a LIFETIME WARRANTY on the application and adhesion of decorative stripes and decals, excluding those defects which are caused by extreme environmental conditions to which the vehicle may be exposed. The Shop will not warranty custom paint (neons, candy apples, etc.). The Shop will re-prime and repaint the specific sections of the vehicle warranted hereby (excluding rust repair), at its sole option, when the claim is made on painting-related priming or paintwork problems. The Shop will re-stripe or re-decal the specific sections of the vehicle warranted, at its sole option.
Akins Collision Center provides a ONE (1) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY on all mechanical repairs pertaining directly to original collision damage. The Shop will re-repair any mechanical assembly or component warranted hereby, at its sole option, when the claim is made within one (1) year of the effective date stated herein, unless caused by or damaged resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle. Parts: Akins Collision Center provides a ONE (1) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY, unless manufacturer’s warranty is less, on parts installed by or at our Shop. (Please note: Shop warranty does not exceed Mfg. warranty). The Shop will repair or replace any defective part warranted hereby, at its sole option, when a claim is made within one (1) year of the effective date stated herein, unless caused by or damaged resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle. This written warranty shall be null and void if the repair is altered, adjusted or tampered with by any person not authorized by Warranty Grantor. This warranty is not transferable.
Incidental costs, such as towing fees, car rental charges, travel expenses, or assemblies and components which are not specifically covered by this warranty. Rust, surface rust, rust through, and/or damage caused by rusting of interior or exterior panels is not covered. This states all the warranties made by the Shop and contains the only promises for which it will be responsible. Customer Obligations: In order to obtain the benefits of this warranty, the owner of the vehicle must do the following: Present the owner’s copy of this warranty document to the warrantor before requesting warranted repairs or parts, and have any warranted repair, adjustment, or inspection made only at the premises of the warrantor during normal business hours.