What If My Problem Does Not Fit The Requirements Of My State's Lemon Law?

You still may be able to invoke the Lemon Law as long as you can justify that the number of repair attempts or days out of service you encountered were unreasonable.

You may also have other rights under other state and federal laws, such as the following: the federal Magnuson­Moss Warranty Act, the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), your service contract or extended warranty, secret warranties, implied warranties, express warranties, unfair and deceptive acts and practices (UDAP), or strict liability and negligence. Consult an attorney, the South Dakota Office of the Attorney General, or the Center for Auto Safety to determine which remedy would be best for your situation.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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