What is the Shark Vacuum Warranty?

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Updated March 21, 2023

When perusing home appliance insurance plans, you may want to learn about Shark vacuum warranties. When you purchase a new Shark vacuum, you also receive a robust limited manufacturer’s warranty of five years. This manufacturer’s warranty handles issues caused by factory errors but does not cover accidental damage, similar to a Keurig warranty.


  • SharkNinja vacuum warranties are fairly robust, with many extended into the first five years of ownership.
  • These are limited warranties, however, and only cover warranty claims related to manufacturing errors or defective materials.
  • To amp up your coverage and ensure replacement units, enroll in a VIP insurance plan with SharkNinja or go the third-party route. Keep your proof of purchase from the original product to ensure warranty coverage during the warranty period.

Do Shark Vacuums Ship With a Warranty?

Yes, Shark offers a five-year limited warranty to all vacuums, in addition to a number of other products in the Shark/Ninja line. This goes above and beyond a standard Bissell warranty, for instance, but there are some caveats. Despite the length, this is still just a manufacturer warranty that covers defects in materials but not accidental damage, just like a Vizio warranty. Additionally, the limited warranty does not cover normal wear and tear or theft.

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Tips to Extend Vacuum Coverage

Shark’s five-year limited warranty is fantastic; of that, there is no doubt, but it does not cover accidental damage or normal wear and tear. To increase your coverage, you have some options to choose from.

Try a Lifetime VIP Warranty

SharkNinja offers its own insurance and extended warranty product, called the Lifetime VIP warranty. This is not just for VIPs, as anyone can pony up for the added coverage, but it will cost you a predetermined amount depending on the product you are insuring. As the name suggests, this is a lifetime warranty, which is pretty nifty. There are caveats, as this warranty does not cover wear and tear on the components that are supposed to be replaced over time, like filters and pads. Just about everything else, however, is covered, so go hog wild (don’t actually go hog wild.) As a note, the VIP warranty is not available for every SharkNinja product.

Third-Party Plans

Of course, SharkNinja is not the only extended warranty game in town. You have your pick of plenty of dedicated third-party plans from upstarts like Akko and Asurion or from old-guard companies like Progressive and Liberty Mutual. These plans are often advertised as all-purpose home appliance plans, so you will get coverage for not just your vacuum but your dishwasher, oven, and just about every other major home appliance. Prices vary, as does coverage, so read the fine print thoroughly before settling on a company.

STAT: SharkNinja warrants that the unit shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years from the date of purchase when it is used under normal household conditions and maintained according to the requirements outlined in the Owner’s Guide. (source)

SharkNinja Warranty FAQs

What is covered by this warranty?

This warranty covers issues related to manufacturing errors and not consequential damages due to normal household conditions. Faulty materials are also covered.

How do you initiate a warranty claim?

If you are experiencing issues with the original unit and you are the original owner, initiate a warranty claim by hitting up SharkNinja’s website or by giving them a call to discuss your legal rights when it comes to non-wearable parts.

Does state law apply?

Certain state laws might apply to increase the warranty terms, so check with local governmental agencies for more information. These laws could increase warranty coverage and make it easier to get a replacement unit.
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