WaveRunner Limited Warranty

YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. 2015 AND LATER MODEL WAVERUNNER® WATERCRAFT LIMITED WARRANTY

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. hereby warrants that new Yamaha WaveRunner watercraft purchased from an authorized Yamaha WaveRunner Watercraft Dealer in the United States (excluding its territories) will be free from defects in material and workmanship for the period of time stated herein, subject to certain stated limitations.

PERIOD OF WARRANTY. Any new Yamaha WaveRunner watercraft purchased for pleasure use will be warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase, subject to exclusions noted herein. Any Yamaha WaveRunner watercraft purchased and utilized for commercial applications will be warranted for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of purchase, subject to exclusions noted herein. The battery will be warranted against defects in material or workmanship for thirty (30) days from the date of vehicle purchase for either pleasure or commercial use. Replacement parts used in warranty repairs will be warranted for the balance of the applicable warranty period.

OBTAINING REPAIRS UNDER WARRANTY. During the period of warranty, any authorized Yamaha WaveRunner Watercraft Dealer will, free of charge, repair or replace, at Yamaha’s option, any part adjudged defective by Yamaha due to faulty workmanship or material from the factory. All parts replaced under warranty will become the property of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

THE CUSTOMER’S RESPONSIBILITY under this warranty shall be to:

  1. Operate, maintain, and store the WaveRunner watercraft as specified in the appropriate Owner’s/ Operator’s Manual, and
  2. Give notice to an authorized Yamaha WaveRunner watercraft dealer of any and all apparent defects within ten (10) days after discovery, and make the machine available at that time for inspection and repairs at such dealer’s place of business.

GENERAL EXCLUSIONS from this warranty shall include any failures caused by:

  • Racing or competition use, modification of original parts, abnormal strain.
  • Lack of proper maintenance and off-season storage as described in the Owner’s/Operator’sManual.
  • Installation of parts or accessories that are not equivalent in design and quality to genuine Yamaha parts.
  • Use of lubricants, oils, and fuels that are not suitable for WaveRunner watercraft use.
  • Damage as a result of accidents, collisions, contact with foreign materials, or submersion.
  • Growth of marine organism on motor or hull surfaces.
  • Normal deterioration.
  • Gel coat stress cracks
  • Damage due to improper transportation.

SPECIFIC PARTS EXCLUDED FROM WARRANTY. Parts replaced due to normal wear or routine maintenance such as oil, spark plugs, fuel filters, impeller and liner, and anodes are not covered by warranty. Charges for transporting the WaveRunner watercraft to and from an authorized Yamaha WaveRunner Watercraft Dealer are excluded from warranty coverage.

EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY. Yamaha warrants to the ultimate purchaser and any subsequent owner, that the exhaust emission control components on this engine are designed, built and equipped so as to conform at the time of sale with applicable regulations under section 213 of the Clean Air Act and that this engine is free from defects in materials and workmanship which cause said engine to fail to conform with applicable regulations for 30 months from the date of purchase or 175 hours of operation, whichever comes first. For evaporative emission components, for a failure that will increase evaporative emissions, the warranty coverage is 2 years from the date of purchase. Some states may have different emission control warranty provisions. As these vary from state to state, consult your Yamaha dealer or contact Yamaha Customer Relations at 1-800-962-7926 for more information.

WARRANTY TRANSFER: To transfer the warranty from the original purchaser to any subsequent purchaser(s), it is imperative that the WaveRunner watercraft be inspected and registered for warranty by an authorized Yamaha WaveRunner watercraft dealer. In order for this warranty to remain in effect, this inspection and registration must take place within ten (10) days after transfer of ownership to the subsequent purchaser. A reasonable dealer-imposed fee may be charged for this inspection.

YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WHICH EXCEED THE OBLIGATIONS AND TIME LIMITS STATED IN THIS WARRANTY ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED BY YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. AND EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY.

SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. ALSO EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY ARE ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOSS OF USE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.