BATTERY WARRANTY

DC auto center (Pty) Limited – trading through its division DC auto center(“DC AUTO CENTER”) warrants to the original purchaser only, for a period of twenty four (24) months as from date of purchase, that this battery is free of defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service conditions and in terms of correct application.

This warranty extends to the Republic of South Africa only.

In the event of any defects in material and/or workmanship arising within the said twenty four (24) month period, DC AUTO CENTER undertakes, in its sole discretion to repair the defect or replace the battery at its own cost and without charge to the purchaser, subject to the following conditions:-

1.   Any claim in terms of this warranty must be made as soon as the purchaser becomes aware of the defect and which must become apparent within the twenty four (24) month warranty term;

2.   The purchaser must return the defective battery to DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents and exhibit satisfactory proof of purchase of the battery from DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents;

3.   The warranty on the repaired or replaced battery shall extend from the original date of purchase of the “defective” battery;

4.   This warranty shall not apply where the battery is used in a vehicle whose specifications requires a battery of a different size / ampere hour capacity or where this battery is fitted below or above the suggested ampere hour capacity (at the 20 hour rate) as specified in DC AUTO CENTER’S official Battery Selection Guide or, in the case of original equipment installed by a vehicle manufacturer, not according to their official specified capacity;

5.   This warranty is void if failure of the battery has resulted from abuse or neglect; improper use / mis-application (including incorrect over or under charging; failure to keep the battery properly charged or maintained; or use in automotive vehicles without properly operating starting or charging systems); use of the battery in continuous shift; overheating;  missing or loose vent caps;  use of battery acid or additives; excessive use and abnormal wear and tear during the warranty term (including commercial use); use in a vehicle fitted with additional or non-standard electrical extras; environmental conditions or any other damage arising from, inter alia, accident / collision, fire, explosion, freezing, theft, civil commotion, labour

/ Political unrest or rioting;

6.   This warranty shall, further, not apply where the battery is otherwise used in applications for which this battery was not designed;

7.   This warranty is in lieu of any warranties (express or implied) or conditions implied by law, which are hereby specifically excluded;

8.   DC AUTO CENTER and its duly authorised agents exclude all liability for damage, loss or injury howsoever suffered and shall not be held liable for any damages, losses, injury, expenses or costs (whether of a direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other nature) howsoever suffered and by whomsoever suffered which may arise out of or relate to the use or inability to use this battery or any failure whatsoever to meet this warranty.

LEISURE BATTERY WARRANTY

DC auto center (Pty) Limited – trading through its division DC auto center(“DC AUTO CENTER”) warrants to the original purchaser only, for a period of twelve (12) months as from date of purchase, that this battery is free of defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service and in terms of correct application.

This warranty extends to the Republic of South Africa.

In the event of any defects in material and/or workmanship arising within the said twelve (12) month period, DC AUTO CENTER undertakes, in its sole discretion, to repair the defect or replace the battery at its own cost and without charge to the purchaser subject to the following conditions:-

1.   Any claim in terms of this warranty must be made as soon as the purchaser becomes aware of the defect and which must become apparent within the twelve (12) month warranty term;

2.   The purchaser must return the defective battery to DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents and exhibit satisfactory proof of purchase of the battery from DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents;

3.   The warranty on the repaired or replaced battery will extend from the original date of purchase of the “defective” battery;

4.   This warranty shall not apply where the battery is used as a vehicle starter battery or in applications of deep cycle use such as in scrubbers, sweepers or golfcarts;

5.   This warranty is void if failure of the battery has resulted from failure to maintain the battery in a fixed position, abuse or neglect;  improper use / mis-application (including applications not provided for); incorrect over or under charging (whether due to a faulty electrical system or charging apparatus or failure to keep the battery properly charged or maintained);  use of

battery acid or additives; excessive / abnormal wear and tear; overheating;  environ- mental conditions or any other damage whatsoever arising from, inter alia, accident / collision / tipping of the craft wherein the battery is housed; fire, explosion, freezing, theft, civil commotion, labour / political unrest or rioting;

6.   This warranty is in lieu of any warranties (express or implied) or conditions implied by law, which are hereby specifically excluded;

7.   DC AUTO CENTER and its duly authorised agents exclude all liability for damage, loss or injury howsoever suffered (including but not limited to damage or loss suffered as a result of leaked battery acid) and shall not be held liable for any damages, losses, injury, expenses or costs (whether of a direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other nature) howsoever suffered and by

whomsoever suffered which may arise out of or relate to the use or inability to use this battery or any failure to meet this warranty.

SOLAR BATTERY WARRANTY

DC auto center (Pty) Limited – trading through its division DC auto center(“DC AUTO CENTER”) warrants to the original purchaser only, that this battery will be free of defects in material and /or workmanship, under normal use and service conditions and in terms of correct application, for a period of twelve (12) months as from date of purchase (“warranty term”).

This warranty extends to the Republic of South Africa.

DC AUTO CENTER’s sole obligation in terms of this warranty shall be, in the event of any defects in material and/or workmanship arising within the warranty term to, in its sole discretion, repair or replace  the battery, without charge to the purchaser, within a reasonable time period, subject to the following conditions:-

1.   Any claim in terms of this warranty must be made as soon as the purchaser becomes aware

of the defect and which must become apparent within the warranty term:  Failure to notify DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents of any alleged defect, within the warranty term, will render the warranty void;

2.   The purchaser must return the defective battery to DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents free of charge within the warranty term and exhibit satisfactory proof of purchase of the battery from DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents;

3.   The warranty on the repaired or replaced battery shall extend from the original date of purchase of the “defective” battery;

4.   This warranty shall not apply where the battery is used in a vehicle whose specifications requires a battery of a different size / ampere hour capacity or where this battery is fitted below or above the suggested ampere hour capacity (at the 20 hour rate) as specified in DC AUTO CENTER’S official Battery Selection Guide or, in the case of original equipment installed by a vehicle manufacturer, not according to their official specified capacity;

5.   This warranty is void if failure of the battery has resulted from abuse or neglect; improper use

/ mis-application (including incorrect over or under charging and excessive cycling; failure to keep the battery properly charged or maintained; or use in automotive vehicles without properly operating starting or charging systems); use of the battery in continuous shift; overheating; tipping over; excessive use and abnormal wear and tear during the warranty term (including commercial use): use in a vehicle fitted with additional or non-standard electrical extras; environmental conditions or any other damage arising from, inter alia, accident / collision, fire, explosion, freezing, theft, civil commotion, labour / political unrest or rioting;

6.   This warranty shall, further, not apply where the battery is otherwise used in applications for which this battery was not designed including solar applications and as a back-up power source;

7.   This warranty is in lieu of any warranties (express or implied) or conditions implied by law, which are hereby specifically excluded and no warranties, representations or undertakings of whatever nature have been made or given by DC AUTO CENTER or on its behalf other than as stated herein;

8.   DC AUTO CENTER and its duly authorised agents exclude ail liability for damage, loss or injury howsoever suffered and shall not be held liable for any damages, losses, injury, expenses or costs (whether of a direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other nature) howsoever suffered and by whomsoever suffered which may arise out of or relate to the use or inability to use this battery or any failure whatsoever to meet this warranty.

MOTORCYCLE BATTERY WARRANTY

DC Auto Centre (Pty) Limited – trading through its division DC auto center warrants to the original purchaser only, for a period of three (3) months as from date of purchase, that this battery is free of defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service and in terms of correct application.

This warranty extends to the Republic of South Africa.

In the event of any defects in material and / or workmanship arising within the said three (3) month period, DC AUTO CENTER undertakes, in its sole discretion, to repair the defect or replace the battery at its own cost and without charge to the purchaser subject to the following conditions:

1.   Any claim in terms of this warranty must be made as soon as the purchaser becomes aware of the defect and which must become apparent within the three (3) month warranty term;

2.   The purchaser must return the defective battery to DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents and exhibit satisfactory proof of purchase of the battery from DC AUTO CENTER or its duly authorised agents;

3.   The warranty on the repaired or replaced battery will extend from the original date of purchase of the “defective” battery;

4.   This warranty shall only apply to where the battery is used as a starter battery for a motorcycle and shall not apply where the battery is used in other applications such as in off-road quad bikes jet skis and the like.

5.   This warranty is void if failure of the battery has resulted from failure to maintain the battery in a fixed position, abuse or neglect; improper use / mis-application (including applications not provided for); incorrect over or under charging (whether due to a faulty electrical system or charging apparatus or failure to keep the battery properly charged or maintained); use of battery acid or additives; excessive / abnormal wear and tear; overheating overfilling; environmental conditions or any other damage whatsoever arising from accident / collision / inverting of the battery ; fire, explosion, freezing, theft, civil commotion, labour / political unrest or rioting.

6.   This warranty is in lieu of any warranties (express or implied) or conditions implied by law, which are hereby specifically excluded;

7.   DC AUTO CENTER and its duly authorised agents exclude all liability for damage, loss or injury howsoever suffered (including but not limited to damage or loss suffered as a result or leaked battery acid) and shall not be held liable for any damages, losses, injury, expenses or costs (whether of a direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other nature) howsoever suffered and by whomsoever suffered which may arise out of or relate to the use or inability to use this battery or any failure to meet this warranty.