Recent Topics
Rotella T6 5w40 $12.97 after rebate
by dmiko
07/22/18 04:30 PM
Drivers not turning left with green light
by Mr Nice
07/22/18 04:25 PM
Someone hit my car
by Dylan1303
07/22/18 04:15 PM
Which spark plugs for 92 Olds 88?
by atikovi
07/22/18 02:54 PM
Electronic spark doesn't work on gas stove
by JLawrence08648
07/22/18 02:46 PM
Doorbell Button Bulb
by Yah-Tah-Hey
07/22/18 02:07 PM
AC/Blendoor Problem
by SilverFusion2010
07/22/18 01:53 PM
Suzuki 2.7L idle noise
by FlyPenFly
07/22/18 01:52 PM
TSC Rotella...YIKES!
by Greg L
07/22/18 01:48 PM
New Hampshire Speedway
by Warstud
07/22/18 01:13 PM
Tree growing from stump?
by edwardh1
07/22/18 01:02 PM
Kingquad hard shifting
by jay929
07/22/18 10:58 AM
CVT transmissions
by Gito
07/22/18 10:31 AM
sunday newspaper paper price increase $2 to $3
by edwardh1
07/22/18 10:08 AM
Tomatos and peppers
by Quattro Pete
07/22/18 10:02 AM
Homemade yogurt + probiotics
by onetwoothreee
07/22/18 09:16 AM
ATF+4 in a Mercedes Transmission! Really?
by Tikka
07/22/18 09:12 AM
Porsche 75w90
by dgjks6
07/22/18 08:51 AM
02' Silverado 5.3L Differential oil (G80 Locker)
by Gito
07/22/18 08:09 AM
Removing a concrete sidewalk
by Oldtom
07/22/18 07:35 AM
Newest Members
joonyflux, dippschtick, Brdftbll, NievesStefanor, Zervun
65529 Registered Users
Who's Online
91 registered (379KITTY, AnthemBassMan, ArrestMeRedZ, AndyB, 9 invisible), 1792 Guests and 40 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
65529 Members
67 Forums
287483 Topics
4795682 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#4723450 - 04/11/18 09:47 AM Those pesky stickers
Jooksing Offline


Registered: 03/05/18
Posts: 216
Loc: Chicago
I never knew this. Thought it was interesting this article is saying warranty "do not open" stickers are not valid.

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/26728...-flatly-illegal

Top
#4723460 - 04/11/18 09:56 AM Re: Those pesky stickers [Re: Jooksing]
Reddy45 Offline


Registered: 08/15/08
Posts: 3034
Loc: USA
UFO

Top
#4723473 - 04/11/18 10:21 AM Re: Those pesky stickers [Re: Jooksing]
JohnnyJohnson Offline


Registered: 10/22/09
Posts: 2908
Loc: Wet side WA
Its just like any other warranty always give yourself some Bovine excrement you can use for not supporting your warranty!
_________________________
2004 Corolla 122696
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: Castrol EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74202
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18

Top
#4723496 - 04/11/18 10:49 AM Re: Those pesky stickers [Re: Jooksing]
PimTac Online   content


Registered: 03/04/17
Posts: 4656
Loc: Soviet State of Washington
Manufacturers have to protect themselves too. Subaru is one example where owners modded and tuned the engines, then when something happened all the stuff was removed and the car brought to the dealer hoping to get warranty service.

Unfortunately we all pay for the gamers who game the system for their benefit.
_________________________
2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Valvoline Advanced Synthetic 0w20
Mobil 1 M108A EP filter


Top
#4723888 - 04/11/18 05:10 PM Re: Those pesky stickers [Re: Jooksing]
Jooksing Offline


Registered: 03/05/18
Posts: 216
Loc: Chicago
Johnny.. I knew someone will try to attach the two.. no totally unrelated.

Only thing I can relate to is that some say your car warranty is only valid if serviced by dealer. (old myth) I have a bunch of co workers that are "dealer only" type people for this reason.

I came across plenty of electronics that I did not want to open up because of this sticker... Dell computers, VCRs, Security DVRS.. etc. This is the first time I heard of this. apparently a couple other news outlets also posted this article.

Top