The Truth About Warranties

Often times motorcycle owners are told to only use original equipment manufacturers oil or this will "VOID" the motorcyclist warranty. Dealers and OEM manufacturers should be aware of a federal law (Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act) that prohibits any manufacturer from limiting which lubricants can be uses - as long as the oil and lubricants meet or exceed the OEM's recommended specifications for the products suggested. Lucas Oil does meet or exceed every motorcycle oil manufacturer's specs.

Based on the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, if a dealer or manufacturer insists that you will void your warranty if you use another company's oil they will have to provide you with their oil free of charge.

"No warrantor of a consumer product may condition his written or implied warranty of such product on the consumer's using, in connection with such product, any article or service (other than article or service provided without charge under the terms of the warranty) which is identified by brand, trade, or corporate name;..."

Click here to read the entire law | Commerce and Trade - Consumer Product Warranties

Click here to read the entire law | Commerce and Trace \ Consumer Product Warranties