Although it would seem quite obvious to follow the manufacturer’s instructions, many students (adults do this too) will attempt to operate products without it. If someone creates a product, it is tested thoroughly and completely for strengths and weaknesses. Since the designers of the product know what it can and cannot do, the instructions, guidelines and maintenance information is offered for the product to operate satisfactorily for the entire life-span of the product.
Utilizing appliance instructions will keep the warranty valid, as well as maximize the life of the product, and keep users from developing practices which may cause the product to become inoperable. Warranties generally cover products with defects in workmanship or materials which render the product unusable with proper operation and maintenance. Most products are not covered when misuse, misapplication, neglect, or abuse are involved in its handling.
Manufacturer’s instructions also give information on where to write for servicing, questions or problems with the particular product. This manual usually includes the product specifications which can also be found on a sticker placed somewhere on the product