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170 – Instructions On How To Use “Parts Returned To Factory” (Form M-710)


  1. One or more of these forms must be filled out and mailed to the Factory whenever any part or group of parts is
    returned, either for repair, replacement or credit.
  2. When a “New Stock Part” is returned for credit or exchange due to an error in ordering or in filling the part order,
    you must give the original Factory Invoice Date and Invoice Number on Form M-710. Notice: Permission must be received from Parts Manager Earle Robbins before returning any “New Stock Parts”.
  3. When forks and frames are sent in for repair simply give:
    (a) the model of the machine and the description
    of the part, and
    (b) the service work you want done.
  4. Do not combine parts returned for different reasons on the same form, but fill out separate forms:
    {a) For fork and frame repair.
    (b) For credit or exchange.
    (c) For replacement or adjustment.
  5. A “Parts Returned For Factory Adjustment” tag (Form M-709) must be sent in along with the “Parts Shipped
    To Factory” form on defective and damaged parts. The tag stub is to be attached to the part.
  6. Transportation charges must be prepaid on all defective parts sent to the Factory for inspection.
    This form (M710) is furnished without charge. You may request a supply at any time according to your needs.
    Order on Advertising Form M440.

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