Warranty information

Skip to content

Header

Your are on the main content

Technical Support

Product Warranty Information and Parts Retention Period

    Product Warranty

  • Nestlé Korea Ltd. Nespresso Division (hereinafter, 'Nespresso') shall guarantee product quality as follows pursuant to the General Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard of the Framework Act on Consumers and Consumer Dispute Resolution Standards per item.
  • Matters not set forth in this warranty shall comply with relevant laws and regulations, including the Framework Act on Consumers and the Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard.

Warranty Period Criteria

  • Product warranty period refers to the period in which the manufacturer or seller either repair, replace, refund or compensate for consumer damages due to any product defect or default, or the period in which termination and/or cancelation and fulfillment of contract applies.
  • During the warranty period, Nespresso will either repair, replace or refund the product at no charge to the owner. However, this warranty does not apply to any malfunction or damage caused by consumer misuse or reason beyond Nespresso’s reasonable control and any product modification or damage due to unauthorized repair or installation other than by the manufacturer or repair and installation service providers designated by the manufacturer.
  • The warranty period begins on the date of purchase which requires presentation of the original proof of purchase (e.g. receipt) to ascertain the date. In the case that no proof of purchase can be provided, the warranty period begins on the date six months from the manufacturing date.

The warranty period may be limited in the following cases:

  • Using coffee machines intended to be used in households for business purposes;

    • Coffee machines for household use are intended to be used in households or similar applications such as in staff cafeteria in shops and offices, and in the rooms of hotels, motels and other facilities offering accommodation services. The warranty period may be limited if such machines are used for business purposes of selling coffee products other than the aforementioned purposes (e.g. selling coffee drinks at café, comic book store or others).
  • Using coffee machines in abnormal environments;
    • Coffee machines are designed to be used in normal conditions (temperature and air pressure, etc.).
    • The warranty period may be limited if coffee machines are used in places other than of normal environment such as in vehicles or vessels.
  • Warranty of products supplied by contract with the Company shall comply with the terms and conditions of the same contract.

Warranty Period per Product

Category Warranty Period Note
Coffee machines for household use 24 months Pursuant to the Product Warranty and Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard
Warranty period for machines for business use may be subject to change pursuant to the terms and conditions of contract
Coffee machines for business use (Pro Machine) 12 months (24 months for Aguila)

* The local standard of service does not apply to machines purchased in other countries. Please refer to the separate information.

Machines Purchased Overseas

  • Machines purchased overseas are defined as those purchased through overseas websites or during travel or living overseas; not products officially imported and distributed by Nestlé Korea Ltd. Nespresso Division.
  • In such case, repair and maintenance services are provided at a cost limited to products with the same electrical and mechanical specifications to the machines sold by Nestlé Korea Ltd. Nespresso Division.
  • Machines purchased overseas with different electrical and mechanical specifications to the machines sold by Nestlé Korea Ltd. Nespresso Division are excluded from repair services due to local electromagnetic compatibility certification issue. Please contact Nespresso Club at 080-734-1111 (year-round 24-hour operation, free-of-charge calls) to check if your machine is eligible for repair services.

Parts Retention Period

  • Please refer to the Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard menu on our website for parts retention period and service life per each item.

Service Charge Information

  • A certain amount of service fee is charged in line with the Framework Act on Consumers established by the government.
  • The service charge includes parts cost (including damaged parts or consumable parts according to the part’s lifespan), repair cost (labor cost), delivery service cost, and machine rental cost. However, the service charge is not calculated based on the repair cost depending on the damage, but rather based on the suggested retail price of the machine. Please refer to the below table of repairs with charge for further details on the service charge per machine.

    ※ Machines directly purchased from overseas shall be subject to the service criteria of that country (the service criteria of Korea does not apply).

    However, repairs with charge pursuant to a separately defined set of charges are offered limited to machines with the same electrical and mechanical specifications to the machines sold in Korea. Machines with different specifications cannot be repaired in Korea due to certification issues of the relevant authority

Parts Cost
+
Repair Cost
(labor cost)
+
Delivery Service Cost
+
Machine Rental
(optional)
=
Service Charge

Parts cost: parts cost refers to the cost required to repair the damage of the product and replace the consumable parts depending on the machine’s lifespan and condition.

Repair cost: repair cost refers to the cost of skills required to repair the product.

Delivery service cost: delivery cost refers to the cost of a total of 4 deliveries from the location of the owner to the repair service (four deliveries: delivery of rental machine and package box for the damaged appliance, warehousing of the damaged appliance, release and delivery of the damaged appliance, collection of the rental machine and package box)

: machine rental cost refers to the rental cost of the machine provided for the duration of the damaged appliance repair. If you do not wish to rent a machine, this cost (KRW 5,000) will be excluded.

Free-of-charge Repairs

The below warranty for repairs applies to damages, defects or repeated damage after repair of machines used in normal conditions within the warranty period.

Category Warranty Period Note
Coffee machines for household use 24 months Pursuant to the Product Warranty and Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard
Warranty period for machines for business use may be subject to change pursuant to the terms and conditions of contract
Coffee machines for business use (Pro machine) 12 months (24 months for Aguila)
Repaired machines The remaining warranty period of the machine, or if expired, 6 months since repair date, whichever is greater
(limited to the same problematic area and symptom)
Machines that were repaired free-of-charge or with cost charged (from the date of the repair)
Machines replaced due to non-repairable reasons Same period of newly purchased machine applies Pursuant to the Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard

* Barista Recipe Maker and Aeroccino are comprised of a lid, milk frother, whisk, and base. In case the different modules are damaged, the parts will be replaced, not repaired.

Repairs with Charge

Items subject to repairs with charge

Warranty Period Products with expired free-of-charge warranty period
Installation/Removal Requests of re-installation and/or connection to external devices after moving or changing the location of the appliance within the home
Requests of installation & connection after purchasing through home shopping, the Internet, etc.
Natural Disasters Damages caused by fire, salt damage, freezing, gas damage or other reasons besides natural disasters (earthquake, storm, flood, lightening, etc.)
Customer Negligence
  • Damages caused by user’s negligence (putting foreign objects such as coins or pins in the product), filling water tank with substances other than water (milk, vinegar, etc.)
  • Damages caused due to failure to comply with the precautions in the user manual, or damages caused due to unauthorized repair or modification by someone other than Authorized service center by Nespresso.
  • Requests for service due to dust inside the product or filter blockage
  • Requests for service without checking beforehand for any faulty circuit breaker, power socket, or multi-socket adapters, improper power supply, unplugged cord, etc.
  • Requests for service on the grounds of water outage, water shut-off, etc.
  • Issues related to power voltage, current, water pressure, drain, or indoor temperature, and others
  • Damages caused by using compatible capsules or cleaning capsules and not Nespresso capsules
Others
  • Product maintenance request by customer that is not related to any damage or malfunction (this service is considered service with charge even during warranty period)
    e.g. requests for maintenance to check for any defect, requests for stripping and cleaning the product or descaling
    * Please refer to our Service website to learn about product maintenance and simple steps you can take.
  • Initial installation of B2B Pro machines is provided free-of-charge, while re-installing the machine to change its location at the request of the customer shall be subject to a service fee.

Cost of Repairs with Charge

  • Nespresso implements a graded repair with charge program based on the machines’ suggested retail price. This cost includes not only the cost related to the damaged part, but also costs related to replacing the consumable parts according to its lifespan, pickup service and delivery, maintenance of rental machines and package boxes used to collect machines for repair, and a sample kit provided with the repaired machine (Nespresso provides a sample kit for repairs with charge customers only to experience Nespresso’s assorted capsules).
  • Nespresso’s repair cost is charged to be paid in advance when a request for repair is received. This is to prevent products not being claimed or collected after a repair with charge and non-payment of repair costs from occurring. If a machine is collected yet identified to have ‘no damages to be repaired’, repair cost will be refunded after deducting delivery cost (KRW 5,000).

Repair with Charge Items

Category Suggested Retail Price Model Nespresso Korea Machines Overseas Machines On-site Repair
Household Use A(400K KRW ↑) Creatista Plus, Expert & Milk, Expert, Lattissima Touch, Lattissima Plus KRW 75,000 KRW 75,000 N/A
B(300K KRW ↑) CitiZ & Milk, Lattissima One KRW 60,000 KRW 60,000 N/A
C(200K KRW ↑) CitiZ, Pixie, U, Vertuo Plus, Vertuo KRW 40,000
D(200K KRW ↓) Essenza Mini, Inissia KRW 30,000
Business Use
(Nespresso Pro)
Gemini (CS100) / Zenius (ZN100) KRW 49,500 Separately negotiated Seoul/Gyeonggi: KRW 27,500
Others: separately negotiated
Gemini (CS220/CS223) KRW 55,000 Separately negotiated
Dispenser, Aguila (220/420) According to damage symptom Separately negotiated Differentiated per region
Barista Recipe Maker Barista Recipe Maker Confirm purchase of part(s) Confirm purchase of part(s) N/A
Aeroccino Aeroccino 3 and bundle customers (UMilk, CitiZ & Milk, etc.) Confirm purchase of part(s) Confirm purchase of part(s) N/A
Aeroccino 4 Confirm purchase of part(s) Confirm purchase of part(s) N/A

* In case of machines purchased overseas, repair cost group is applied based on the suggested retail price of the same model in Korea. However, repair services cannot be provided for machines that require high repair costs or models that are not sold in Korea.

Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard (Notification by Korea Fair Trade Commission)

  • Article 1 (Purpose) The purpose of this notification is to set forth a standard for specific agreement or recommendation so as to smoothly settle disputes between consumer and business (hereinafter, “parties of dispute”) by defining the standard of consumer dispute resolution per product item pursuant to the General Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard as per Article 16(2) of the Framework Act on Consumers and Article 8(3) of the Enforcement Decree of the same Act.
  • Article 2 (Request for Damage Redress) If parties of dispute fail to reach an agreement, they may seek redress for damage from central administrative agencies, city or provincial government, Korea Consumer Agency or consumer organizations.
  • Article 3 (Product Item and Compensation Criteria) Dispute resolution standard, warranty period and parts retention period, and lifespan per product item set forth in this notification are specified in Appendix Ⅰ, Ⅱ, and Ⅲ, respectively.

1. Dispute Resolution Standard (Manufactured Goods)

Type of Dispute Resolution Standard Note
1. Critical repair is required due to functional or performance defect that occurred while using product in normal conditions within 10 days from date of purchase - Product replacement or refund of purchase price
  • Depreciation shall be calculated using straight-line depreciation method, while lifespan by product item applies (prorated monthly basis).
  • Depreciation = (usage period/lifespan) × purchase price
  • If, during warranty period, a defect occurs despite two repairs for the same defect or after four repairs of different parts of the product, the product is deemed unrepairable.
  • If the manufacturer repairs a product using refurbished parts and a defect occurs in the same area of the repair during normal use within one year since repair, the defect shall be repaired free-of-charge.

    ※ Refurbished part(s): Parts collected from existing products that meet the same function and quality level of new parts after being improved by a certain process

  • If a defect occurs within the one-year installation warranty, the installation company shall return installation charge and pay compensation for damages on the product with defect.
2. Critical repair is required due to functional or performance defect that occurred while using product in normal conditions within one month from date of purchase - Product replacement or free repair
3. Functional or performance defect that occurred while using product in normal conditions during warranty period
1) In case of defect - Free repair
2) If it is unrepairable - Product replacement or refund of purchase price
3) If it is unreplaceable - Refund of purchase price
4) For products that require a 4th repair for the same defect

(For products manufactured since Jan. 2009, applies from 3rd repair)

- Product replacement or refund of purchase price
5) If product requires a total of five repairs due to defect in various parts - Product replacement or refund of purchase price
6) Critical repair is required within one month after product is replaced - Refund of purchase price
4. Business has lost the product consumer has requested repair for repair
1) Within warranty period - Product replacement or refund of purchase price
2) After warranty period expired - Refund of straight-line depreciated value plus 10% (max. limit: purchase price)
5. Damage occurred due to non-retention of repair parts during parts retention period
1) Within warranty period
- Functional or performance defect during normal use - Product replacement or refund of purchase price
- Accidental or intentional defect caused by consumer - Product replacement after collecting the amount for repair
2) After warranty period expired
- Products purchased before 28 December 2011 - Refund of straight-line depreciated value plus 10%
- Products purchased after 28 December 2011 - Refund of remaining value after straight-line depreciation plus 5% of purchase price (if depreciated value is less than 0, then 0 applies)
- Products manufactured after 26 October 2016 - Refund of remaining value after straight-line depreciation plus 5% of purchase price
6. Damage caused during delivery after product purchase - Product replacement
7. Damage caused during product installation by business - Product replacement

2. Parts Retention Period and Lifespan per Product Item

  • While referring to Appendix Ⅲ of the Consumer Dispute Resolution Standard, which stipulates the warranty period and parts retention period by product item, coffee machine products are not categorized into such product item and therefore considered not to have a period defined separately. Parts retention period is defined as 5 years from when production of the part is ceased, based on the standard for similar product items.
  • The basis date for parts retention period shall be the manufacturing date of the product.