Honda Engines Announces Three-Year Warranty on GX Series Engines

Honda Engines announced today three-year warranty coverage for many of its highly popular and versatile GX Series engines. Effective January 1, 2009, a three-year warranty will apply to select GX engines used for consumer, commercial and rental applications. This warranty replaces the existing two-year coverage currently offered by Honda on these general purpose engines.

As part of the new warranty plan, select Honda GX, GXV and V-Twin engines will enjoy newly extended warranty coverage. This includes GX100 to GX440i engines, GXV200 to GXV390 engines, and all V-Twin engines. Full details on the 3-year warranty and all other Honda Power Equipment warranty policies can be found at www.honda-engines.com

Honda is the world's largest manufacturer of engines, producing and marketing nearly 22 million units globally for automotive, motorcycle, marine, and power equipment products. Honda Engines offers a complete line of small, general purpose engines for commercial, rental, industry, and consumer applications. Honda engines supply smooth, low emission, dependable power for more than 3,000 different product applications including pressure washers, lawnmowers, rescue and construction equipment.

"In addition to low emission levels, Honda engines are some of the quietest, easiest to start, most fuel-efficient, and most durable of their kind, even in harsh commercial and construction environments," said Scott Conner, assistant vice president, Honda Engines. "Such attributes have made Honda engines the popular choice for original equipment manufacturers looking to add value to their own brands."

In January 2007, Honda Engines began certifying its models to the new, lower CARB 2007 and existing EPA Phase 2 emission requirements by offering 50 state compliant engines only. As a result, new Honda overall emission levels will be reduced by more than 32 percent. This means that in addition to meeting the new, more stringent California emission requirements, Honda Engine emission levels meet or exceed all EPA requirements. The development of one engine for use in all 50 states continues to reflect Honda's forward thinking with regards to emission regulations, air quality and the needs of its customers. With advanced engine technology, Honda certifies to new CARB exhaust and evaporative emissions requirements without the use of a catalytic converter.

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Editor's Note:

Honda Power Equipment, a division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., manufactures and markets a complete range of outdoor power equipment, including outboard marine engines, general purpose engines, generators, lawnmowers, pumps, snowblowers, tillers and trimmers for commercial, rental and residential applications.

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