Shipping & Returns

Depending upon shipment destination and size of order, different shipping methods are available, ask your salesperson for available options.

We ship via LTL common carriers, FedEx, UPS and USPS. For expedited shipping please call us.

Terms of Sale are FOB our warehouse located in the 93308 Zip code; shipping and handling charges are included on all invoices. Title of the shipment transfers to the recipient upon acceptance of the shipment by the carrier. Recipients are responsible to examine contents of all packages when received. In the rare situation that you experience damage in your shipment, please be sure to note it on the delivery paperwork you sign and contact us as soon as possible.

Upon arrival of your order, If the carton is obviously severely damaged, please refuse the shipment from the freight company. Even if you see no obvious shipping damage when signing for freight, always write “SUBJECT TO INSPECTION”. You are then covered, even if damages are found later inside the boxes. Even when no damage is suspected, open the carton(s) within 24 hours and make a thorough inspection of contents. If the damage is concealed please call the transportation carrier for inspection of damaged goods. All original shipping materials, pallets, cartons, and containers must be saved for inspection by a representative of the carrier. We will arrange for a replacement or replacement parts after the recipient’s claim has been filed and settled. We will take the quickest route to assist in resolving the situation. We cannot be responsible for loss or damage that occurs during transit. You are responsible for cooperating with the return of the item. We make no guarantee of expressed or implied delivery time.

Delivery outside Continental USA:

Duties, taxes, tariffs and brokerage fees are not included in our shipping costs and are the customer’s responsibility. Most international orders require the customer to use a freight forwarding company in the United States. Orders can be placed by calling us directly or online through hour ecommerce platform (order information will be sent to you via email once the order process has been successfully completed).

Return Policy:

If you are not satisfied with your Cognito purchase, please call 866-426-4648 for a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA), or email sales@cognitomotorsports.com. Products will not be accepted without prior return authorization. The product must be returned to Cognito within 30 calendar days from original shipment date. Custom product or product that has been installed or abused may not be returned under any circumstances. For all other products, if the item is returned in the original packaging, in unused condition, we will exchange it or provide you a refund based on your original method of payment. All products must be packed in the original packaging including any accessories that may have been included with the product. Mark all boxes and paperwork with RMA number. Returns are subject to a 25% restocking fee. Shipping charges are not refundable. Additional fees will be charged for any product not in salable condition.

Cognito will not accept any warranty claims or returns without an RMA number. To obtain an RMA number, fax or email your proof of purchase (invoice or packing slip showing where and when you purchased, and the invoice or sales order number) to 661-588-8295 or info@cognitomotorsports.com, along with a short, written description of the problem and a request for an RMA number.

You will receive a response within three business days with an RMA number or a request for more information needed prior to issuing an RMA. Once you receive an RMA number, ship only the component in question to Cognito with the RMA number clearly marked on the box and the shipping label. If the product arrives with no RMA number marked on the OUTSIDE of the box on or next to the shipping label, it will be refused.

You should package the product carefully and return ship with tracking to:

Cognito Motorsports, Inc.
34935 Flyover Court
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Phone: (661) 588-8085 or (866) 426-4648

For warranty claims, Cognito will inspect the product received with an RMA number within 10 days to determine whether the warranty covers the product. If the product shows neglect, abuse, or damage from shipping, the warranty may not cover the product.

Tax: 8.25 % for orders shipped to CA

Sales tax may be applicable to out-of-state orders.

Rev. 1 – These Terms and Conditions were last modified August 2018