Husqvarna Offers Consumers Limited Extended Warranty Program
Extensions Available for 2-Stroke Gasoline-Powered Handheld Products by
Purchasing Oil or Pre-mix Fuel
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 28, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil and water don't mix, but
oil and limited consumer extended warranties do-- at Husqvarna.
Today, Husqvarna-- the world's largest producer of outdoor power products--
announced the launch of a limited extended consumer warranty program for its
2-stroke, gasoline-powered products purchased by consumers. The standard
two-year limited warranty can be extended to three or four years with the
purchase of specific amounts of Husqvarna brand 2-stroke oil or pre-mix fuel
when purchasing the 2-stroke, gasoline-powered products.
Eligible items include the following designated Husqvarna-branded handheld
products: chainsaws, blowers, hedge trimmers, pole pruners/saws and trimmers.
The program is only available for consumers who use the products for
non-income producing personal use or household purposes¹.
"By purchasing and using our 2-stroke oil or pre-mix fuel, consumers will have
the opportunity to extend the warranty of their Husqvarna 2-stroke,
gasoline-powered handheld products," said Jim Parello, Director of Marketing,
Husqvarna. "Equally important, their new Husqvarna product will benefit from
the use of our high-quality oil and fuel products, which will heighten the
performance and lifespan of their new handheld piece of equipment."
Consumers may extend the warranty by up to two additional years, as follows:
oOne-year extension (three years total). Consumers must purchase at least
six bottles of Husqvarna brand 2-stroke oil at the same time as the
qualifying handheld product purchase, with both purchases on the original
oTwo-year extension (four years total). Consumers must purchase at least
three bottles of the new 32oz. Husqvarna brand Pre-Mixed 2-stroke Fuel at
the same time as the qualifying handheld product purchase, with both
purchases on the original product receipt.
Consumers must also register their product online or directly at the retail
location where purchased in order to qualify for the extended warranty.
Husqvarna's new Pre-Mixed 2-Stroke Fuel is an ethanol-free, 95-octane fuel
mixed with Husqvarna's best synthetic blended oil. The fuel does not degrade
or oxidize like pump gas and stays fresh for years, which solve long-term
storage issues. Additionally, it provides easier, more dependable starts and
protects fuel systems and saves carburetors. There is no mixing required. To
learn more about the effects of ethanol on outdoor power equipment visit:
Husqvarna 2-stroke, gasoline-powered handheld products are available at
Husqvarna Dealers nationwide, Lowe's and other supporting retailers. For a
complete lineup of Husqvarna products, please visit www.husqvarna.com/us.
¹ Excluded from the Husqvarna limited extended warranty program are
two-stroke, gasoline-powered handheld products purchased for commercial,
agricultural, retail, industrial and rental usage.
The Husqvarna Group is the world's largest producer of outdoor power products
including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors. The Group is
also the European leader in consumer watering products and one of the world
leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone
industries. The product offering includes products for both consumers and
professional users. The Group's products are sold via dealers and retailers in
more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2010 amounted to SEK 32 billion, and the
average number of employees was approximately 15,000.
Lauren Knox, Ketchum, 404.879.9157
SOURCE Husqvarna Group
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