Whirlpool® appliance warranties
Your Whirlpool® appliances are built to last, but since life happens, appliances are typically covered with a limited warranty for some peace of mind. And if you’re looking for information on your appliance’s warranty coverage, how long it lasts, and what it covers, you’ve come to the right place.
How do I check my Whirlpool® appliance warranty?
At the time of purchase, your appliance will have several pieces of literature, among them, information about the limited warranty. If you've misplaced or thrown out this sheet, you can look up your appliance’s model number, warranty and related information on the Whirlpool® Manuals & Literature Page.
How long is the Whirlpool® appliance warranty?
The Whirlpool® appliance limited warranty typically lasts a year from the date of purchase, but warranty length will depend on the appliance type.
What does the Whirlpool® appliance warranty cover?
Your Whirlpool® appliance warranty will cover most of Factory Specified Replacement Parts and repair labor to fix any defects in materials and workmanship that existed within one year of when your appliance was purchased.
If your appliance needs to be replaced, then the replacement product will be covered for the remaining time of when your original unit was purchased. However, your warranty can only be used if your appliance was installed, operated and maintained according to the instructions.
What appliance parts are covered under warranty?
Washers and Dryers
Washer and dryer parts are covered under warranty for one year from the date of purchase.
Refrigerator parts are covered under full warranty for one year after the date of purchase, and water filters are covered under warranty for 30 days from the date of purchase. After the initial year, sealed refrigeration parts are individually covered under warranty from the second through fifth years after purchase. Parts covered are:
- Connecting tubing
Your Whirlpool® dishwasher and its parts are covered for one year after the date of purchase. The electronic control system of Whirlpool® dishwashers are also covered under a four-year limited warranty beyond the first year after purchase, and dishwasher filters are covered under a one-year limited warranty starting the second year after initial purchase.
Ranges, ovens, cooktops and microwaves
Most Whirlpool® kitchen appliances are covered under warranty for a year after the date of purchase. It covers any of the factory specified parts as well as the repair labor that is associated with the damaged part. As with other Whirlpool® appliances, parts and labor are only covered if the unit was installed and operated as specified in the instructions and owner’s manual.
What is not covered under a Whirlpool® appliance warranty?
The Whirlpool® appliance warranty only covers labor and factory-specified replacement parts. It does NOT cover the following:
- Appliances used in commercial, non-residential, or multiple-family settings
- In-home installation or instruction on how to install and use your product
- Service to appliances damaged by improper installation or appliances installed not in accordance with electrical or plumbing codes
- Service damage caused by using parts that aren’t Whirlpool brand
- Any damage caused by accident, misuse, abuse or natural disasters
- Cosmetic damage
- Repairs caused by unauthorized modification of the appliance
- Discoloration, rust or oxidation caused by corrosive environments
- Pick-up or delivery
- Conversion of gas products
- Removal or replacement of built-in fixtures that interfere with servicing the appliance
How do I submit a warranty claim?
Prior to submitting a claim, you’ll want to visit the Product Help page to find additional resources to troubleshoot your appliance as well as the Problem Solver section of the Use and Care Guide, since sometimes a little troubleshooting does the trick. But, if you still need service, you’ll need proof of purchase including retailer name and address, your unit’s model number and serial number, and a description of the problem before calling:
Whirlpool Customer eXperience Center
How do I schedule service and repairs covered under warranty?
If you’re ready for a service technician to repair your appliance under warranty, you can use the Schedule Service page, or you can call the Customer Care Number listed in the section above.
Does Whirlpool offer extended warranty plans?
Whirlpool offers Extended Service Plans that begin after the initial warranty period. These extended plans have no deductible, cover 100% of costs of Factory Certified Parts and Pre-Qualified Technicians and have guaranteed U.S.-based customer service.
You could potentially save money with these service plans, since plans start as low1 as $34.95 and may cover service and parts for major component issues like a faulty refrigerator compressor that can cost upwards of $800 to repair without a plan.2 If you have several Whirlpool® appliances you may be able to save by bundling, where you can cover multiple products under one service plan and a discount is applied to the total plan price. Payment plans are also available.
What’s the best way to care for my appliance and protect my warranty?
To ensure that your Whirlpool appliance remains a reliable part of your home, follow proper installation instructions and only use your machine for its intended purpose. Refer to your owner’s manual for initial installation instructions as well as information on maintenance.
Learn more about proper appliance care
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How Often Should You Change Your Refrigerator Water Filter? Learn why you should change your refrigerator water filter every 6 months.
How to Clean an Oven Learn how to clean your oven so it looks and smells great. Our guide will teach you how to clean your oven, racks and glass door so the job is complete.
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1. Sample pricing based on age of product. Actual plan pricing and eligibility for bundles may vary.
2. Includes average parts and labor costs. Actual incidents and repair costs may vary.