Makita Launches Upgraded 3-Year Lithium-Ion Warranty

Upgraded 3-year limited warranty applies to all Makita lithium-ion tools, batteries and chargers
Makita Launches Upgraded 3-Year Lithium-Ion Warranty

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Makita, the innovation leader in cordless, is upgrading to a three-year limited warranty for all Makita lithium-ion tools, batteries and chargers, as well as qualifying lithium-ion battery-powered accessories. This new three-year limited warranty went into effect Oct. 1, 2015.

Under the new limited warranty, each Makita lithium-ion power tool, battery and charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of three years from the date of original purchase.

For users who purchased lithium-ion tools, batteries and/or chargers prior to Oct. 1, 2015, their purchases will be covered by the new three-year limited warranty for three years from their date of purchase. The warranty covers all current and future Makita lithium-ion tools, batteries and chargers including 7.2V, 12V max, 18V and 36V.

Makita created the 18V lithium-ion category in 2005 with cordless tools that gave contractors industrial performance, superior ergonomics and the industry’s fastest battery charge times. 2015 marked the release of the 100th Makita 18V cordless tool, and the lineup continues to expand with a range of solutions from woodworking and carpentry to concrete, metalworking, landscaping and more. Makita also offers 18V brushless tools and 18V X2 LXT (36V) powered by two 18V batteries. Makita has a growing range of 18V cordless LED job site lights, flashlights, radios, vacuums, blowers and more.

About Makita U.S.A.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results. Makita's extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT Brushless Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology, MM4 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System - SJS grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT), Impact GOLD, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving and more. Makita U.S.A. Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, call 800/462-5482 or go to


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