f. Defect. Any condition or characteristic in any supplies furnished by the contractor that does not function or
threatens not to function as intended.
g. Failure. A part, component, or end item that fails to perform its intended use.
h. Manufacturer's Recall.
(1) Safety Recall. An item is recalled to repair or replace a defective part or assembly which may affect safety.
(2) Service Recall. An item is recalled to repair or replace a defective part(s) or assembly which does not affect
the safe use of this item.
i. Owning Unit. The Army unit authorized to operate, maintain and use the equipment.
j. Repair. A maintenance action required to restore an item to serviceable condition without affecting the warranty.
k. Supporting Repair Facility. The repair activity authorized to accomplish warrantable repairs at the appropriate
level of maintenance identified in the Maintenance Allocation Chart.
l. Supplies. The end item furnished by the contractor and related services required under the contract.
m. WARCO. Serves as the intermediary between the troops owning the equipment and the local dealer, contractor,
or manufacturer. All warranty claim actions will be processed through the WARCO.
n. Warranty. A written agreement between a contractor and the Government which outlines the rights and
obligations of both parties for defective supplies.
o. Warranty Claim. Action started by the equipment user for authorized warranty repair or reimbursement.
p. Warranty Expiration Date. The date the warranty is no longer valid. This date will be 12 months from the
Government acceptance date (DD Form 250, Block 21.A).
q. Warranty Period. Time during which the warranty is in effect. Normally measured as the maximum number of
years, months, days, miles, or hours used.
r. Warranty Start Date. The date the warranty is put into effect.
a. This bulletin applies to the Saw, Abrasive Disk, Concrete, Engine Driven, Self-Propelled, NSN
3895-01-303-8909. The item is manufactured by Gregory Engineering Corp, under contract # DAAE07-88-C-J096.
to Gregory Engineering can
by calling 1-508-481-1284.
c. The contractor warrants the supplies are free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 12
months from the warranty start date.
d. If a Safety Recall defect occurs during the vehicle warranty period, the contractor agrees to extend the terms of
the warranty to the time required to make necessary safety defect corrections. Also, if the contractor or his supplier(s)
provide a greater warranty for the supplies furnished, the contractor will provide the greater warranty to the Government.
e. If a defect/failure is caused by or falls within any of the following categories, it is not considered warrant able and
a claim should not be initiated:
(1) Misuse or negligence
(3) Improper operation
(4) Improper storage
(5) Improper transport
(6) Improper or insufficient maintenance service
(7) Improper alterations or repairs
(8) Defect/failure discovered or occurring after warranty expiration date
4. Contractor Responsibilities.
a. When the owning unit has directed the contractor to correct the supplies, the contractor will furnish all material
required to correct the defective supplies.
Repairs shall be initiated within ten (10) working days after receipt of written claim notification. Furthermore, the
contractor should provide a copy of the work order to owning unit upon completion of repair.
b. When the contractor receives written notification
requiring contractor repair, they will have the option:
(1) to correct the supplies in the field, or
(2) return the vehicle or parts to the contractors designated facility for correction.
When the contractor corrects the supplies all labor involved shall be borne by the contractor Additionally,