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Warranty Policy

AGAP TEXAS ENGINES (AGAP) warrants to the original purchaser that each product sold by AGAP shall be free of defects in material and workmanship under normal use and with periodic maintenance as set forth by the original manufacturer and in accordance with the schedules and limitations outlined below.  Repairs or replacement will be made at the AGAP factory within a reasonable time after written notice and upon receipt of the goods deemed to be defective per the schedules and limitations of our written warranty.  An authorization number must be received prior to repair or replacement of goods.

LIMITED WARRANTY:  This warranty is given in lieu of all other warranties, expressed or implied, including any warranty or merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, on the part of AGAP or the dealer installing the engine.  No dealer nor any agent or employee thereof, is authorized to extend or modify this warranty. AGAP’s liability under this warranty is limited solely to the repair or replacement of defective product. AGAP shall not be liable for any incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to rental cars, towing fees or for any service not expressly provided for herein, relating to or arising from the AGAP product.

APPLICATION  - The warranties listed below apply to passenger cars and light trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight of 8,000 pounds or less except as noted and when used in vehicles for which the engine was designed. 

SHORT BLOCKS – The standard warranty for Short Blocks shall exist for 6 months or 6,000 miles whichever occurs first.  This warranty covers parts and materials only. 

Labor coverage for removal and reinstallation may be purchased for an additional cost of 8% of the purchase price.  Maximum labor on Short Blocks shall not exceed the purchase price of the unit.   

The warranty time period for Commercial Application is for 30 days or 1000 miles whichever occurs first and for Industrial, Recreational and Marine application is 30 days parts only.

LONG BLOCKS – The standard warranty for Long Blocks shall exist for 12 months or 12,000 miles whichever occurs first.  This warranty covers parts and materials only.  Labor coverage for removal and reinstallation may be purchased for an additional cost of 5% of the purchase price. 

An extended warranty for 36 months or 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first and covering both parts and labor may be purchased for an additional cost of 12% of the purchase price.  

The warranty time period for Commercial Application and Diesel engines is for 6 months or 6,000 miles whichever occurs first and for Industrial, Recreational and Marine application is 30 days parts only.

SIGNATURE SERIES PREMIUM LONG BLOCKS – The standard warranty for SS Long Blocks shall exist for 36 months with unlimited mileage covering both parts and labor.

The warranty time period for Commercial Application and Diesel engines is for 6 months or 6,000 miles whichever occurs first and for Industrial, Recreational and Marine application is 30 days parts only.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.             All authorized repairs will be compensated at a rate not to exceed 100% of the applicable flat rate schedule as published by Chilton, Mitchell or Motors Repair Manuals. Hourly rates for all authorized labor claims will be paid in accordance with the original installation rate, not to exceed $20.00 per flat rate hour, with a maximum of $300.00.  Do-it-yourself repairs, and repairs performed by unlicensed repair facilities, will be paid at a rate not to exceed $12.00 per flat rate hour. The total value of the claim may never exceed the price of the part that is being replaced or repaired in such claim.

2.             Product replaced under warranty carries the remainder of the original product’s warranty term.

3.             Buyer specifically acknowledges that the components purchased will require additional components and must be properly installed or the warranty will be void.  The limited warranty will be void and not apply to defects or failures caused by (1) over revving (2) accident, abuse or an operation for which it was not designed (3) damaged or inefficient parts, components or accessories not included in the sale (see installation Guide attached to product) (4) dirty or improper installation (5) overheating and/or freeze cracks to blocks, heads or drive cases (6) burned or melted pistons (7) lack of lubricants or fluids (8) extensive corrosion damage to stern drive (9) detonation or pre-ignition (10) burned thrust bearings caused by rear pressure.

4.             Buyer specifically acknowledges that proper maintenance procedures which include, but are not limited to, changing or calibrating as applicable the filter, lubricant, harmonic balancer, fan hub, water pump, fuel injectors, fuel pumps, hoses, belts, etc., must be performed as recommended by the original manufacturer or the warranty will be void.

5.             Proper installation procedures must be followed to avoid accident or injury.

6.             AGAP’s limited warranty will end after the expiration of time or mileage from the date of the original invoice.  Any repairs or replacement will not extend the warranty.  The buyer shall be responsible for all defects, thereafter, regardless of cause.

7.             AGAP’s limited warranty is in lieu of all other warranties expressed or implied and AGAP makes no warranty of merchantability for fitness for a particular purpose.

8.             The buyer must notify AGAP of any warranty claim prior to repair for assignment of an authorization number.  The work will be performed either at AGAP’s factory or by another selected vendor.  It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to pay for such work and, in writing, submit a claim with the alleged defective parts shipped prepaid to AGAP for its review and sole determination.

9.             Buyer agrees that AGAP will not be responsible for (1) incidental or consequential damages (2) lost profits, sales or income (3) injury to person or property (4) oil, antifreeze, fluids or other substances (5) towing charges (6) lift, dock or storage fees (7) telephone calls (8) freight (9) substitute transportation, lodging, etc. (10) unauthorized repairs (11) labor on a gasket kit, oil pump, lifters or other accessory parts purchased with the engine.

10.         Buyer and seller agree the seller's price is based upon this limited warranty.  Buyer and seller also agree the buyer's sole and exclusive remedy against seller on account of breach of contract, warranty or performance, shall be for the repair or replacement at AGAP’S factory, of defects in AGAP’S factory workmanship or material within the periods of this warranty.  The buyer will be responsible for shipment and subject to the limitations and conditions of this warranty.

11.         No benefits or remedies are available under this limited warranty while the invoice for the unit or related services remains outstanding.

12.         Initial Startup:  Valves must be readjusted to manufacturer's specifications.  Due to various component designs, cylinder head re-torque may or may not be required in your particular application.  Refer to factory shop manual for the proper procedure for your engine type.  If for any reason you are unsure what action to take please contact our Customer Service Department via our Toll Free telephone number.

13.         First Service Between 600-1000 Miles After Installation:  Oil and oil filter must be changed, valves readjusted and cylinder heads re-torqued (refer to initial startup instructions).

14.         Exclusions:  Any form of racing or competitive use of any engine.