FTC Warns Not to Make Warranties Contingent on Their Own Parts or Services
The Federal Trade Commission warned six major companies that market and sell automobiles, cellular devices, and video gaming systems in the United States that there warranties may violate the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. The FTC told the companies that they cannot require consumers to use specified parts or service providers to keep their warranties intact unless e the parts or services are free or they receive a waiver from the FTC. The FTC warned that this practice hurts consumers who are forced to pay more of the services and competition for other products and services. Andersen Sleater Sianni represents consumers in breach of warranty actions. Click here to read more about the FTC's warning on warranties.