Regardless, the FTC wants each company to review warranties and promotional materials and insure they don’t imply that warranty coverage is conditioned to certain parts or services.
After extending a warning regarding warranty restrictions to cellphone and automobile manufacturers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is aiming at console manufactures as well.
“The use of [company name] parts is required to keep your…manufacturer’s warranties and any extended warranties intact.”
“This warranty shall not apply if this product…is used with products not sold or licensed by [company name].”
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