or service provider may send the Covered Equipment to an Apple repair service location to be repaired. Once you are notified that service is complete, you agree to retrieve the product as soon as possible.
Onsite service is available for many desktop computers if the location of the Covered Equipment is within 50 miles/80 kilometers radius of an Apple authorized onsite service provider located in the United States or Canada. Apple will dispatch a service technician to the location of the Covered Equipment. Service will be performed at the location, or the service technician will transport the Covered Equipment to an Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple repair service location for repair. If the Covered Equipment is repaired at an Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple repair service location, Apple will arrange for transportation of the Covered Equipment to your location following service. If the service technician is not granted access to the Covered Equipment at the appointed time, any further onsite visits may be subject to an additional charge.
Direct mail-in service is available for most Covered Equipment. If Apple determines that your Covered Equipment is eligible for mail-in service, Apple will send you prepaid way bills (and if you no longer have the original packaging, Apple may send you packaging material) and you will ship the Covered Equipment to Apple’s repair service location in accordance with its instructions. Once service is complete, the Apple repair service location will return the Covered Equipment to you. Apple will pay for shipping to and from your location if all instructions are followed.
Do-It-Yourself Parts service is available for many Covered Equipment parts, allowing you to service your own product. If Do-It-Yourself Parts service is available in the circumstances, the following process will apply.
Do-It-Yourself Parts service where Apple requires return of the replaced part. Apple may require a credit card authorization as security for the retail price of the replacement part and applicable shipping costs. If you are unable to provide credit card authorization, Do-It-Yourself Parts service may not be available to you and Apple will offer alternative arrangements for service. Apple will ship you a replacement part with installation instructions and any requirements for the return of the replaced part. If you follow the instructions, Apple will cancel the credit card authorization, so you will not be charged for the part and shipping to and from