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FORESTRY TIRE WARRANTY

LIMITED WARRANTY FOR FIRESTONE FORESTRY TIRES

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TIRES COVERED
 

This Limited Warranty covers original tread Firestone brand logger service, wire tread ply tires if they are used in normal logging service. It does not cover tires marked "NO ADJ" or "NA" (non-adjustable), or tires not containing the Firestone serial number. Tires branded DT (damaged tire) are not adjustable for appearance.

WHAT IS WARRANTED
 

If, before wearing down to 2/32nds of an inch of tread or bar depth remaining, and before the end of the fifth year of service (proof-of-purchase required) or before the end of the fifth year from date of manufacture (date molded in sidewall of tire); any tire covered by this Limited Warranty becomes unusable for any reason within the manufacturer’s control, such tire will be replaced with an equivalent new Firestone tire on the basis set forth in the section titled “Replacement Price” below. Some examples of causes or conditions normally beyond the manufacturer’s control are:

  1. Forest or road hazards (e.g., cut, snag, puncture, impact, bruise break, stone drill, projection rub, tear or chunk in tread, bar or shoulder);
  2. Apparent overload or improper inflation pressure;
  3. Wheel misalignment, rim slip, tire/wheel assembly imbalance, mismatching of adjacent tires or other vehicle conditions, defects or characteristics;
  4. Improper repair or improper insertion of sealant, or improper balancing of filler materials;
  5. Intentional alteration of either the appearance or the physical characteristics of the tire;
  6. Conditions caused by aging or improper storage or severe service;
  7. Failure to observe any of the "Owner-User’s Obligations" items listed elsewhere in this publication;
  8. Mounting damage or other abuse.

For logger tires used in normal logging service, this Limited Warranty ends at the end of the fifth year of service if proof-of-purchase is available, or at the end of the fifth year from date of manufacture if no proof-of-purchase is available.

For logger tires used in earthmoving service, this Limited Warranty ends after the fifth year of service if proof-of-purchase is available, or at the end of the fifth year from date of manufacture if no proof-of-purchase is available.

This Limited Warranty is in addition to, and/or may be limited by, any other applicable written warranty you may have received concerning special tires or situations.

REPLACEMENT PRICE
 

Tires adjusted under this Limited Warranty will be replaced free of charge (except for mounting and service fees) during the first 10% of treadwear; thereafter, to determine the replacement price, the percent of treadwear is multiplied by the owner-user’s regular buying price. Taxes, mounting fees or other service charges will be added to the replacement price.

CONDITIONS AND EXCLUSIONS
 

To the extent permitted by law, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC disclaims all warranties express or implied other than the warranties stated in this Limited Warranty, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATIONS, LLC DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOSS OF TIME OR PROFITS, LOSS OF VEHICLE USE, AND INCONVENIENCE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGES.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Only the actual owner-user of the covered tires may make an adjustment claim under this Limited Warranty and Commercial Adjustment Policy and only for tires used in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.

Nothing in this Limited Warranty is intended to be a representation that failures cannot occur.

OWNER-USER’S OBLIGATIONS
 

Proper tire care is necessary to obtain maximum hours of usage and wear.

The owner-user’s obligations are to operate tires within tire load and speed limits (at cold air pressures specified by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC for load and speed according to individual tire size, type, and load capacity) and to maintain proper alignment of wheels.

In case of an adjustment claim, the owner-user must present the tire to an authorized Firestone forestry dealer or store, complete and sign the customer section of the adjustment claim form, attach to the claim form a copy of the proof-of-purchase showing the date the tire was purchased new or proof-of-purchase of the new logger equipment that the tire came on, and pay the appropriate replacement price, taxes and service charges for a new, current equivalent Firestone brand tire.

The obligation of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC under this Limited Warranty and Commercial Adjustment Policy may not be enlarged or altered by anyone.

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