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Anonymous manufacturers

Sort of. In the US, an example of a labeling requirement is 16 CFR Part 1101. In certain circumstances, there must be "public disclosure of information from which the identity of a manufacturer ...
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Can an HVAC installer's warranty be voided if another company works on the system?

You can read about Magnuson Moss here, but it only applies to warranties on goods, not services. As you note, the warranty on the unit is still valid. As for agreeing, it is not unusual that a ...
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What is a warranty?

swizerland There's an important destinction between "Garantie" ("warranty") and "Gewährleisung" ("warranty obligation"). The law only defines the second (OR ...
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What is a warranty?

In contract law: A promise that something in furtherance of the contract is guaranteed by one of the contractors, especially the seller's promise that the thing being sold is as promised or ...
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The HVAC company my warranty is through was bought out - does the new company have to honor the warranty?

It depends upon how the purchase is structured. If the new company bought the entire entity that was the old company, or if it purchased only the old company's assets but expressly assumed the ...
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Can installing Linux on a computer void its warranty for a hardware problem that is obviously entirely unrelated to software?

In the USA the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act of 1975 defines the rights consumers have with respect to product warranties. In your case the change you made would have to have a direct cause-and-effect ...
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Obligation of sales firm to replace a customer's lost proof of purchase on request

united-states There is no legally enforceable obligation to provide another proof of purchase, unless there was a lawsuit over the warranty and a third-party subpoena was issued to it in that lawsuit. ...
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What is a warranty?

Contract law Contract terms come in 3 types: Conditions, the breach of which entitles the innocent party to damages and to terminate the contract. Warranties, the breach of which allows damages but ...
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Samsung is not honoring Warranty

The legal approach to the problem is to file a lawsuit, though every sale implies a contract, and you need to check the contract to see whether you have to submit to binding arbitration instead of ...
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How does federal law prohibit the disclaiming of express warranties?

Disclaimers may in some cases be effective The Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act 15 USC §§ 2301-2312 does not, as far as I can see, prohibit disclaimers of express warranties, provided that such ...
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Replacement approved under warranty, but could not get replaced due to pandemic and now company says out of warranty

This article provides a basic overview of seller and manufacturer liabilities under Indian law. The question is, who is responsible, the vendor or the manufacturer? Under The Consumer Protection Act, ...
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"free" bundled items warranty in England

If it was “free” you could get it without taking the service I assume that you can’t so what you bought was the service and the product. As such, it’s covered by the same statutory warranty as any ...
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