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Old 09 February 2004, 15:41   #1
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Mercury Warranty......

I'm investigating the possibility of buying a nearly new Parker Rapier which is in Poland or Belgium at the moment (not sure which).

It has a nearly new Merc 115 carb'd engine which I may ask the dealer (In Europe) to change for a 150 Opti.
Would I be correct in saying that Barrus would not honour the warranty if something went wrong or does that only apply to Mercs imported from the USA.

As I say, it's only a possiblity at the moment - funds may not allow - but I would be interested to hear from anyone 'In the Know' as it were.

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Old 09 February 2004, 16:28   #2
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Not sure, but i will i find out tomorrow!.
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Old 09 February 2004, 16:30   #3
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I could be wrong but I am sure they now have to honour the warrenty wherever it is from.
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i have 3 Mercury 225 opti that i took from Belgium, been having some probs with 2 of them and the warranty wasn`t a problem here in Sweden.
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Old 10 February 2004, 03:44   #5
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The latest reply from Barrus regarding warranties is that they don't have a problem with a "one off" import by a retail customer, what they don't approve of is a boat builder or dealer import.
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Not many know but Parker Poland (Parker Ribs) are also the distributor for Mercury Marine in Poland just like E.P. Barrus are in the UK. The Mercury warranty is recognised worldwide. Any dealer worldwide can log on to www.marinepower.com and check if the engine is under warranty by putting in the engine serial number in appropriate box. I would be most suprised if Diesel was to say differently

I have a Parker 630 diesel and within the warranty period had a small problem and my local authorised Mercruiser dealer had no problems in establishing that my engine was still under warranty

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Yes the warranty is a world wide one, so it dosnt matter where it comes from, its covered.
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Mercury 5 year warranty?

Was looking on the Mercury website yesterday and saw what looked like a 5 year warranty on some engines bought this winter / spring.

I wonder if we will get this here or if its for the USA only?

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Old 11 February 2004, 05:21   #9
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Thanks.

Thanks very much for all your help people - thats good news!
Wouldn't it be nice if Mercury put a FIVE year warranty on their engines - bet they'd sell more!

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5 Year Warranties

Just dug out the bit on the Mercury website about 5 year warranties - looks to be USA only though

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