100% FREE REPLACEMENT WARRANTY
American Pacific Industries, Inc. (API) hereby warrants every new Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck tire for workmanship and material related conditions for the life of the original tread of a new tire less 2/32”. The life of the original usable tread ends when the tire tread has worn to 2/32” remaining as measured in the fastest wearing groove, at which point the tire is considered to be fully worn out. API will refund the cost of a replacement Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck tire excluding FET. All Exclusions listed below void this 100% Free Replacement Warranty. Conditions and coverage are subject to change at any time and without notice.
A) The Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck tire must be replaced with a comparable new Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck tire by an authorized Gladiator dealer.
Copy of invoice may be required.
B) Submission of claims covered by this warranty constitutes adherence to the terms of this warranty as detailed herein.
C) Cost of mounting and balancing will be refunded up to a maximum of $16.00 per tire. Written proof of these costs will be required.
D) 100% free replacement applies to new first quality tires only. Blemished tires, retreads and road hazard tires are specifically excluded.
E) Adjustments for ride complaints, out of balance or out of round tires are excluded from this warranty if they are worn past 2/32” from the original usable tread of the new tire as measured in the fastest wearing groove.
A) Casings of Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck Tires are warranted for workmanship and material related conditions through the life of the second retread or 5 years from date of manufacturer, whichever comes first. The life of the second retread is considered to end when the remaining tread on the second retread reaches a buffing stage of 2/32” or less as measured in the fastest wearing groove.
B) If an examination shows that a casing of a Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck Tire was removed from service due to workmanship or a material related condition, API will give a credit toward the purchase of a new Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck Tire as below:
All 17.5 inch rim sizes: $30.00
All 19.5 inch rim sizes: $30.00
255/70R22.5, 275/70R22.5: $65.00
11R22.5, 12R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 295/80R22.5: $90.00
11R24.5, 285/75R24.5, 12R24.5: $90.00
Above casing warranty valid only for first five (5) years after date of manufacture of original tire.
A) All Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck warranties are limited to the original purchaser and the original vehicle on which they are mounted for a period of five (5) years from the date of manufacture and are not assignable to subsequent purchasers or vehicles.
B) The Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck warranties are applicable only in the United States and Canada and any tire used or equipped on a vehicle registered or operated outside the United States and Canada are not covered by this warranty.
C) The following is not covered by the Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck Warranty:
1) Tire branded or marked “Non-Adjustable” (N/A) or “Blemished” (Blem), or previously adjusted.
2) Failure, damage or irregular wear due to:
a) Road hazards (i.e. puncture, cut, snag, impact breaks, etc.);
b) Fire, accident or vandalism;
c) Mechanical condition of vehicle, including improper alignment, improper inflation, wheel imbalance, faulty shocks or brakes;
d) Overloading the tire beyond maximum load capacity stated on the sidewall;
e) Misapplication of tire, use of improper inner tube/ flap;
f) Alteration of the tire or addition of foreign material.
g) Transfer from one vehicle to another and tire failure due to faulty retread process or materials.
3) Cost of mounting and balancing service except as noted above.
4) Loss of time or use, inconvenience, or any incidental damages to include cost of towing or transportation, related property damage or consequential damages of any type or nature except as prohibited by law.
5) Tires older than five (5) years from the date of manufacture as determined by the DOT/Serial number.
6) Tires with an ST designation that are deemed out-of-round or out-of-balance
In order to be eligible for Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck Warranty service, the owner must:
A) Present the tire to an authorized dealer;
B) Present proof of purchase to the satisfaction of the dealer;
C) Complete and sign an API Warranty Claim Form, which is available at any authorized dealer; and
D) Pay the amount due on a new tire, less the amount of credit, including taxes, mounting and balancing charges or cost of other services ordered.
This warranty, or any warranty stated or referred to herein, is exclusive and in lieu of any other warranty regarding the quality of Gladiator Steel-Belted Radial Commercial Truck Tires, whether expressed or implied, and remedies for breach thereof shall be limited to those specifically provided herein.