d. Contractor. The supplier of equipment
CAGEC 1S654. The item is manufactured by Ingersoll-
who enters into an agreement directly with the
Rand, under contract # DAAE07-93-C-0501. Inquiries to
Government to furnish supplies.
Ingersoll-Rand can be made by calling (717) 532-9181.
e. Correction. The elimination of a defect.
b. The contractor warrants the supplies are
Defect. Any condition or characteristic in
free from defects in design, material, and workmanship
any supplies furnished by the contractor that does not
for a period of 18 months from warranty start date and
otherwise function or threatens not to function as
increased to 24 months from the warranty start date for
the screed frames, main frame, track frames, fuel and
g. Failure. A part, component, or end item
hydraulic tanks and left and right hopper wings and their
that fails to perform its intended use.
h. Owning Unit. The Army unit authorized to
c. If a Safety Recall defect occurs during the
operate, maintain and use the equipment.
vehicle warranty period, the contractor agrees to extend
Reimbursement. A written provision in this
the terms of the warranty to the time required to make
warranty in which the Using/Support Unit may make the
necessary safety defect corrections.
Also, if the
necessary repairs, with or without prior approval from the
contractor or his supplier(s) provide a greater warranty
contractor, and the Government will be reimbursed for
for the supplies furnished, the contractor will provide the
the repair parts and labor costs.
greater warranty to the Government.
Repair. A maintenance action required to
d. If a defect/failure is caused by or falls within
restore an item to serviceable condition without affecting
any of the following categories, it is not considered
warrantable and a claim should not be initiated:
The end item and all
(1) Misuse or negligence
assemblies/parts furnished by the contractor.
Supporting Repair Facility. The repair
(3) Improper operation
activity authorized to accomplish warrantable repairs at
(4) Improper storage
the appropriate level of maintenance identified in the
(5) Improper transport
Maintenance Allocation Chart.
(6) Improper or insufficient maintenance
Serves as the intermediary
between the troops owning the equipment and the local
(7) Improper alterations or repairs
dealer, contractor or manufacturer. All warranty claim
(8) Defect/failure discovered or occurring
actions will be processed through the WARCO.
after warranty expiration date.
n. Warranty. A written agreement between a
(9) Fair wear and tear items (track pads,
contractor and the Government which outlines the rights
screed plates, conveyor drag plates and chains,
and obligations of both parties for defective supplies.
flashings and filters as examples).
o. Warranty Claim. Action started by the
equipment user for authorized warranty repair or
p. Warranty Expiration Date. The date the
a. When the WARCO has directed the
warranty is no longer valid. This date will be 18 months
contractor to correct the supplies, the contractor will
from the Government acceptance date. This date will be
furnish all material required to correct the defective
increased to 24 months from the Government
supplies. Repairs and parts shall be initiated or parts
acceptance date for the screed frames, main frame,
provided within ten (10) working days after receipt of
track frames, fuel and hydraulic tanks and left and right
written claim notification except as the parties may
hopper wings and their associated weldments.
otherwise agree in writing. Furthermore, the contractor
q. Warranty Period. Time during which the
will provide a copy of the work order to owning unit upon
warranty is in effect.
Normally measured as the
completion of repair.
maximum number of years, months, days, miles, or
b. When the contractor receives written
Warranty Start Date.
The date the
notification requiring contractor repair, they will have the
warranty is put into effect (Government Acceptance).
option: (1) to correct the supplies in the field, or (2)
return the vehicle or parts to the contractors designated
facility for correction.
a. This bulletin applies to the Paving Machine,
Bituminous Material; Crawler Mounted, Diesel Engine