Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Hitachi Power Tools Announces Lifetime HXP Lithium-Ion Tool Warranty

Hitachi Power Tools Announces Lifetime HXP Lithium-Ion Tool Warranty

Lithium-ion technology is changing the face of the power tool industry one battery at a time. There are many advantages to Lithium-ion batteries – the chiefest of which may be their extended life. Now, Hitachi Power Tools (NYSE:HIT) seems to be taking up the technological advantage and putting it all on the line. Today, the company announced its new Lifetime Lithium Ion Tool warranty. Hitachi is offering this exclusive Lifetime warranty to the original purchaser on all of its HXP Lithium Ion cordless tools.

What’s even better about this is that the new Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty is retroactive and applies to lithium-ion tools purchased since their initial launch back in August of 2006. Hitachi customers who purchased applicable Cordless lithium ion tools before this Lifetime warranty announcement will automatically be covered and are not required to register or re-register their tools.

Tool packaging will undergo a rolling design change to reflect the new Lifetime Warranty. However in the meantime, existing packaging already produced and available for sale in the retail market may still show the 10-Year Warranty on the box. Regardless of the packaging, revised or not, Hitachi is covering all applicable Lithium Ion tools under the new warranty.

Categories of tools that are currently covered under this Lifetime warranty include:

  • Cordless Lithium Ion Driver Drills
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Hammer Drills
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Drivers
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Wrenches,
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Circular Saws
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Jig Saws
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Reciprocating Saws
  • Cordless Lithium Ion Blowers

Some exceptions for hard-use products do apply, namely Cordless Lithium Ion Grinders, Rotary Hammers and Gas Nailers which are separately covered by Hitachi’s 1-year warranty.

While the new Lifetime Warranty covers tools, the batteries have their own warranty. Hitachi is offering a 2-year HXP Lithium Ion battery warranty to the original purchaser. Like most lithium-ion tools, all HXP Lithium Ion batteries that Hitachi puts in its tools contain circuit protection technology that ensures proper maintenance so they are likely continue to operate at peak levels at all times. Hitachi also offers a 1-year HXP Lithium Ion charger warranty to the original purchaser.

To view the entire warranty statement online, please visit

Related articles

Hilti Nuron Power Tools and Battery Technology

In late 2021, Hilti invited Pro Tool Reviews and a couple dozen of its “closest friends” to Switzerland. We attended the world debut of both Hilti Nuron battery technology and updated power tools. Releasing around 70 tools at the event—mostly featuring brushless motors—the launch was one of the largest we’d seen since we started covering […]

Makita Gears up for 2022 WOC

Makita is returning to the 2022 WOC (World Of Concrete) in Las Vegas next week. They plan to have an expansive and interactive booth in the new Diamond Lot outdoor exhibit area. Makita will present a full range of demonstrations for contractors. They plan to show off more cordless solutions that deliver lower noise, less […]

Best Oscillating Multi-Tool Reviews 2022

Choosing the best oscillating multi-tool used to boil down to just a couple of brands. Not anymore. Advancement in battery, motor, and vibration control technologies offers more viable options than ever. As we considered the landscape, our team was unanimous in our selection of cordless oscillating multi-tools. Corded models are absolutely relevant and there are […]

Table Saw Guide: How to Use a Table Saw

The heart of most woodworking shops is a table saw. Even when you have the choice of using a Festool track saw, panel saw, or any of the various types of miter saws, the table saw still reigns king for most woodworkers. Of all the tools, the best table saws provide tons of versatility. With […]

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x