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Whirlpool Tub Motor & Parts Coverage

Your whirlpool tub is a relaxing, rejuvenating addition to your bathroom. Proper maintenance will keep it running for years, but malfunctions still happen. That's why it's important to have coverage in place when repairs are needed. Rather than panicking when you discover a covered problem, you can simply call American Home Shield.

Jetted tub and motor components are covered in our ShieldSilver, ShieldGold and ShieldPlatinum home service plans along with other Home Systems and Appliances

*American Home Shield will cover up to $1,000 should the contractor need to cut through concrete to access any system components.

Covered

  • Valves for shower, tub and diverter
  • Hose bibs
  • Basket strainers
  • Built-in bathtub jetted motor, pump, and air switch assemblies
  • Pressure regulators
  • Expansion tanks
  • Clearing sink, bathtub, shower, and toilet stoppages
  • Clearing lateral drain line stoppages up to 100 feet from an access point including accessible cleanout, p-trap, drain or overflow access points
  • No system is too old to be covered
  • Members don't need a maintenance record for repairs to be covered

Not Covered

  • Bathtubs
  • Jets
  • Caulking or grouting
  • Water filtration/purification system
  • Holding or storage tanks
  • Saunas or steam rooms
  • Costs needed to locate or access cleanouts that can't be found or are inaccessible, or to install cleanouts
  • Access through roof vents
Typical cost to repair or replace without a home warranty can cost up to $350*
*Repair/replacement costs are the eightieth percentile of U.S. costs according to a nationwide survey of homeowners conducted in 2019 by ClearVantage for American Home Shield.

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Besides the specific terms listed here, coverage may be limited by general exclusions in your home warranty contract. For more coverage information, please read the Sample Contract, including but not limited to, the "Coverage Overview" and "".
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Leave the Jetted Tub repairs to us.

Let's face it, stuff breaks down. An American Home Shield® home service plan can help make these inevitable breakdowns less stressful. As a member, you know your budget, your time, and let’s be honest, your sanity, are covered.

FAQs

Yes, all three of our home warranty plans, ShieldSilver™ShieldGold™, and ShieldPlatinum™, include coverage for built-in whirlpool tub motors and parts.  

We cover built-in whirlpool tub motors, pumps, and air-switch assemblies.  Please note that we do not cover the bathtub itself. See the specific Whirlpool Tub & Motor Parts coverage details on the page above 

Our standard home warranty contract term is 1 year and can be renewed upon expiration. There is a 30-day waiting period before you can make service requests when you purchase a new home warranty plan. 

If we can’t fix the motor or parts, we’ll replace them and cover the cost to remove the defective systems (only applies to the motor, pump, or air-switch assembly), subject to your plan’s limitations and exclusions. 

Once your coverage begins (30 days after you purchase your new home warranty plan) you can request service 24/7 online or call 1-888-691-2854 during standard business hours to request service. 

Our best plan is the one that’s right for you! The ShieldSilver™ plan is for homeowners who want to cover the must-haves like your heating and cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems. The ShieldGold™ plan is perfect for anyone who wants to live life with less interruptions, especially in the laundry room and kitchen, with coverage for the main systems AND appliances you use every day. And with the ShieldPlatinum™ plan, you get coverage for just about everything: key components of 23 major home systems and appliances, plus premium features like Roof Leak Repair Coverage, double the coverage for appliances, and a free HVAC Tune-up. No two homes are the same, and that’s why we have options – so you can find the plan that fits your needs. 

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