One (1) Year Racing Engines Warranty Information

Please Note:  Our One (1) Year Drag Racing Engines Warranty excludes all Nitrous, Supercharged, Turbo Charged Engines and Short Blocks.  The warranty does not include any other forum of Competion engine unless stated on the invoice and return shipping/freight or insurance charges to the Steve Schmidt Racing Engines facility or back to the Customer after repair”.  All shipping/freight and insurance charges are the responsibility of the customer.

*We are not responsible for damage caused by the use of slipper clutches, improperly balanced flywheels, flexplates, clutches, damaged torque converters or transmissions. Steve Schmidt Competition Engines will not warranty any engine that is returned to us with thrust bearing damage. 

Warranty Returns Policy

We want our customers to be completely satisfied with their racing engine purchase from Steve Schmidt Racing Engines.  If you have an engine failure within the first year after purchase, return the engine to the Steve Schmidt Racing Engines facility with a copy of your original receipt.  We do not accept returns on any racing engine that has been disassembled and/or modified/altered in any way after leaving the Steve Schmidt Racing Engines facility.

Important - To Make a Return

When making a return please follow these steps so your return can be processed as quickly as possible.

  • You must contact us at 1-800-957-7223 to advise us that you are returning your engine and which shipper you are returning the engine through. NO returns will be accepted without prior notice to our office.
  • Ship the engine properly crate packaged, pre-paid and INSURED to: Steve Schmidt Racing Engines, 8560 E. 30th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219. Returns must include the exact engine originally shipped to the customer.
  • No COD or freight-collect shipments will be accepted. Repairs will be made to the engine as needed.  There are No refunds on any racing engine covered by our One (1) Year Warranty. Customer is responsible for return shipping/freight charges as well.  Please make sure to INSURE your shipment as Steve Schmidt Racing Engines will not be responsible for any damage to Engine and/or any related Part(s) in shipping to our facility or back to customer after repairs are made.

Payment Policy

Due to the nature of the vast type of parts and engines we sell the following guidelines for payment apply.

Stocking parts require 50% deposit and payment in full upon shipping. Any stocking parts returned will be charged 15% of the parts cost and any shipping charges. Custom ordered parts require 100% deposit before ordering and can not be returned. Stocking Engines require a 50% deposit "All deposits are Non-refundable" and the balance due upon completion. Custom order engines require 100% deposit "All deposits are non-refundable" and some will require an additional deposit before completion.