Daddyo’s Marine New Engine Warranty Information
We warrant each new Daddyos marine engine and accessories attached thereto (hereinafter collectively referred to as “product”) manufactured by us to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Product models that have a compression ratio over 9.4:1 are not covered under this limited warranty. This warranty shall remain in effect for a period of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of purchase.
What is Covered by Warranty:
Our obligation under this warranty shall be limited to repairing a defective part or, at our option,
replacing such part or parts as shall be necessary to remedy any malfunction resulting from
defects in material or workmanship as covered by this warranty. Any repair or replacement will be
covered under warranty for NINETY (90) DAYS or the remainder of the original warranty period,
whichever is longer. We reserve the right to change or improve the design of any product without
assuming any obligations for modify any product previously manufactured.
What is Not Covered by Warranty:
Since this warranty applies to defects in material and workmanship, it does not apply to:
- Shop supplies used in performing warranty work.
- Incidental and consequential damages (storage charges, rental charges of any type,
inconvenience or loss of time or income).
- Minor adjustments and tune-ups; including checking, cleaning or adjusting spark plugs,
carburetor setting, filters, belts, controls and checking lubrication.
- Use of accessories or parts not manufactured or sold by Daddyosmarine.
- Failure caused by neglect, lack of maintenance, accident, abnormal operation, improper
Installation, improper preparation, improper winterization, improper dealer set-up or improper
service or normal wear and tear.
- Haul-out, launch, towing charges, removal and /or replacement of boat partitions or material
because of boat design for necessary access to the Product. Reasonable access must be
provided to the product for warranty service.
- Transportation charges and/or travel time.
- Service requested by customer other than that necessary to satisfy the warranty obligation.
- Oils, lubricants or fluids used in normal maintenance.
- Any action that will change the intended use of the product or that will affect the product’s
- Alteration or removal of parts or accessories.
- Starter motors and/or armatures or field coil assembly, which have been damaged from
excessive cranking condensation or submersion.
- Water entering the engine via the intake or exhaust system or submersion.
- Use of fuels and lubricants that are not suitable for use with or on the product.
- Failure of any parts caused by lack of cooling water which results from starting motor out of
water or foreign materials blocking intake passages.
A claim shall be made under this warranty by delivering the product for inspection to Daddyosmarine Purchaser may give notice in writing to the Daddyosmarine facility.
Daddyosmarine shall then arrange for the inspection and repair, provided such service is covered under this warranty. Purchaser shall pay for all related transportation charges and/or travel time. Further, if the service is not covered by this warranty, purchaser shall pay for all related labor and material. Any product or parts shipped by purchase for inspection or repair must be shipped with the transportation charges prepaid to Daddyosmarine.
The owner’s bill of sale with the date of purchase is the only valid registration identification and must be presented at the time warranty service is required.
All implied warranties including, but not limited to the implied warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed in their entirety after the expiration of the WARRANTY period.
Daddyos marine obligation under this warranty is strictly and exclusively limited to the repair and replacement of defective parts, and Daddyosmarine does not assume or authorize anyone to assume from them any other obligation. There are no warranties which extend beyond the description hereof.
In the event of any litigation with respect to the purchased product the parties agree the law for the State of Florida shall apply. Further, the parties agree, such litigation shall lie within the appropriate court in Broward County, Florida.
In the event that a warranty claim is required outside the continental United States with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii, there may be additional charges not covered under warranty based on local practices and conditions, such as but not limited to freight, insurance, taxes, license fees, import duties and any and all other financial charges, including those levied by governments, states, territories, and their respective agencies which will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
Daddyo’s Marine Engines Remanufactured Engine Warranty
Daddyo’s Marine Engines warrants its Remanufactured Engine to the original purchaser to be free
of defective parts and workmanship for the time shown below. This warranty begins on the date
of original retail delivery or original use, whichever occurs first. Repairs or replacements under
warranty will not extend the warranty coverage. No benefits or remedies are available under this
limited warranty while the invoice for the unit or related services remains outstanding. This
warranty is Non-Transferable. If any part of a remanufactured engine assembly fails in normal
use because of defective parts or workmanship performed by the manufacturer and is returned to
us, then it will be repaired or the assembly replaced. The alleged defective part of the assembly
MUST be returned to the manufacturer, at your cost (properly supported by filled out claim forms
and receipts), for inspection and credit consideration in order for the Replacement coverage to be
applicable, as specified below.
ALL WARRANTY REPLACEMENTS AND FIELD REPAIRS MUST BE PREAPPROVED.
A REFERENCE NUMBER MUST BE OBTAINED BEFORE ANY SERVICE IS PERFORMED.
Marine Long Block. . . . 90 Days/Unlimited Hours for pleasure craft use.
REPLACEMENT – Labor will be paid according to flat rate time at your current shop labor rate not
exceeding $50.00 an hour. Maximum labor for marine engine replacement is 10 hours or
$500.00, whichever is less.
FIELD REPAIRS – Parts supported by the manufacturer or by customer at cost. Labor will be paid
according to flat rate time at your current shop labor rate not exceeding $40.00 an hour.
Maximum time/labor allowance for field repairs shall not exceed replacement time/labor amount.
1. WARRANTY ONLY COVERS DEFECTIVE MATERIAL INSTALLED BY THE
MANUFACTURER OR DEFECTIVE LABOR PERFORMED BY THE
2. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
This warranty is the only warranty made by the manufacturer or the seller applicable to its
engines. This written warranty is understood to be the complete and exclusive agreement
between the parties, superseding all prior agreements, verbal or written, and all other
communications between the parties regarding any warranty. No installer, distributor, or any
employee or agent is authorized to state or imply any additional warranties, nor to assume any of
its products unless made in writing and signed by an official of the manufacturer.
In no case shall the manufacturer of the seller be liable for any special incidental or consequential
damage (including without limitation, loss of profits, loss of revenue, cost of capital, cost of
substitute equipment, down time, claims of third parties and injuries to person or property) based
upon breach of warranty, breach of contract, negligence, strict liability in tort or any other legal
LIMITED WARRANTY ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES AND OTHER LIMITATIONS
Contact the manufacturer before proceeding with any warranty work. Have the following
information ready when calling:
- Stock number and serial number of engine from data tag attached to engine
- Date of installation
- Nature of problem or defect
The manufacturer will advise if repair is minor and can be made by installer. A warranty claim
form will be supplied and must be completed and returned with the customer’s Repair Order, with
defective engine or parts.
Please make sure the following is adhered to:
1. Explain warranty coverage and service procedures to the owner and assure owner’s
manual is given to boat owner
2. See that the Certificate of Installation card is complete and mailed.
3. Diagnose all complaints to determine the cause. If cause is not due to material or labor
furnished by the manufactured, request for credit should not be submitted.
WARRANTY ONLY COVERS DEFECTIVE MATERIAL INSTALLED BY THE
MANUFACTURER OR DEFECTIVE LABOR PERFORMED BY THE
4. OWNER’S RESPONSIBILITY
You’ve made an excellent choice in purchasing a DaddyO’s Remanufactured Engine. To
insure long engine life and trouble-free performance, it should be properly maintained. This
includes, but is not limited to:
1. Oil and filter change after initial 10 hours. Then, regular oil and filter changes every 50
hours or once a season, whichever occurs first.
2. Regular check of all fluid levels throughout the engine. Engine oil must be at a safe level
regardless of engine condition. Damage caused by running the engine without adequate oil
in the crankcase is not covered under this warranty.
3. Tune-up, belt, filter and hose replacement at necessary intervals or whenever substandard performance is experienced.
4. Cooling system must operate at normal temperature. Thermostat, water pump, leaks and
corrosion are the responsibility of the boat owner. Freezing or low coolant level damage is
not covered under this warranty.
We recommend you keep all engine installation and service records with the owner’s manual.
You may be required to provide proof of maintenance records in the event a customer
service/warranty situation arises.
There are many things that can cause an engine to fail over which the manufacturer has not
control, and are not covered by this warranty.
Some of, but not all of the reasons are as follows:
1. Holes burned in pistons caused by detonation. Be sure engine is installed and tuned
2. Sucked valves on cylinder heads caused by improper timing.
3. Excessive operating temperatures. Excessive temperature can be injurious to engine
life. There are many causes for excessive engine temperature over which the manufacturer has
4. Improper or lack of lubricant.
5. Water intrusion from any source outside of manufacturer defect.
WHAT IS NOT COVERED
Warranty repairs or replacements occurring in the first 30 days of engine service
will include a maximum fluid and filter allowance of $25.00. After that time,
fluids are not covered under warranty.
2. Damage Due to Alterations, Misuse, or Accidents
Repairs required as a result of fire, accidents, abuse, freezing, negligence or objects
striking the engine, or misuse of the engine such as overloading racing, etc.
Improper adjustments, modifications, tampering disconnection, alteration
(changing or adding to the engine), adjustments to components not complying with
the Manufacturer’s specifications, improper propeller selection, or operator error.
Subjecting engine to operations causing greater than normal wear, or used for any
purposes for which it was not originally designed, or to engine failures due to
improper installations by a party other than the manufacturer or improper units or
parts on engine that were not supplied by the manufacturer and any other causes as
3. Damage From the Environment
Hail, windstorms, lightning, floods, freezing, and other Acts of God.
4. Damage Due to Improper Maintenance
Repairs required due to lack of or improper maintenance or failure to use
recommended fuel, oil, and lubricants, or engine operated on any fuel other than
gasoline, or water contamination from an outside source.
5. Routine Maintenance Expenses
Routine regularly required maintenance such as lubrication and changing filters,
engine tune-up and replacing belt, hoses, exhaust manifolds, or any other normal
maintenance service all boats require.
6. Extra Expenses
This warranty does not cover incidental or consequential damages such as loss of
use of the boat due to engine failure, towing charges, lift charges, storage or dock
charges, rental or other substitute transportation, loss of time, inconvenience,
expense for gasoline, telephone or fax charges, travel or lodging, loss or damage to
personal property, commercial loss, loss of revenue or other matters not
specifically included. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation on how
long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation or exclusions may not apply
DaddyO’s Marine Engines and Parts
111 N. W. 15th Place
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060