Hi! Thanks for the question.
The basic types of warranties are the following:
Express Warranty - "a guarantee from the manufacturer or distributor
that specifies the conditions under which the product can be returned,
replaced, or repaired."
Extended warranty - "commonly refers to a guarantee of the reliability
of a product under conditions of ordinary use." (Usually used by
Those are the basics, but there are other types of warranties used in
industries like computer retail. If you are in the retail business,
specifically electronics, you might need to use the following terms.
On Site - "...means that a service technician will come to the place
where the purchase in question is located, usually within a time set
in the contract."
RTB (Return to Base) - "...usually means that you will have to pay the
carriage to the repair centre and the return carriage will be paid by
the concern involved, or you will have to pay the carriage both ways,
depending on what is specified in the contract."
C&R (Carriage and Return) - "...means that the concern involved will
arrange and pay for all of the transportation costs for the repair or
"PC Warranties: What the Different Kinds of Warranty Offer the
Purchasers of PCs and Individual Computer Components"
Car sellers also have different warranties that must be offered. Here
are some warranties in case one is buying a car.
Basic Manufacturer Warranty - "This is the specific terms established
by each manufacturer to repair vehicles for a specified mileage and/or
Powertrain Warranty - "Typically, this covers only the engine and transmission."
Federal Emissions Warranty - Usually pertaining to emissions warranty
so that the vehicle will be following Federal Emissions Warranty
Performance Warranty - "3 years/50,000 miles"
Defect Warranty - Goes hand in hand with the manufacturer's warranty.
Corrosion Warranty - "Covers rust-through perforation on sheet metal
for a specified term. "
"Car Warranty Type Definitions"
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