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WARRANTOR. One who makes a warranty. Touchst, 181.

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It used to be that maintenance contracts, where the service was the responsibility of the warrantor, were not subject to tax.
Having collected 8% from the consumer when buying the contract, the province then went after the warrantor to extract a further 8%.
As an added bonus to the provincial treasury, where the repair shop is billing the warrantor for the cost of parts taken out of the repair shop's own inventory, it is the repair shop's cost that must be charged to the warrantor.
The Commission is not now convinced that any guidelines which it set out could ensure sufficient protection for consumers against warrantors, even if the Congressional report had not made clear, as it did, that it wished for such mechanisms to not be binding.
While the agency commentary accompanying the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act regulations observes that a warrantor may offer consumers the option of binding arbitration, once a dispute has arisen,[25] the regulations prohibit warrantors from mandating binding arbitration prior to the occurrence of the dispute.
The second obstacle is where the warrantor comes in.
More retailers want to get the liability aspect of a product off their balance sheets and warrantors are become more specialized and have greater financial credibility.
said high-tech equipment requires more customer service and he sees warrantors playing a greater role in answering consumers' daily questions, as well as handling problems with installation and perceived product failures.