What Vehicles Are Covered Under The Lemon Law?
This Lemon protection period is the length of the manufacturer`s express warranty, or two years from the date of delivery to the original consumer buyer, or 18,000 miles of use, whichever comes first./1 You must notify the manufacturer or the dealer about your vehicle`s defect before this protection period ends.
The Lemon Law also covers vehicles that are resold during this term of protection. The only new vehicles not covered are those purchased for a governmental agency, a business which registers three or more vehicles, commercial vehicles weighing 8,500 pounds or more, or vehicles purchased in order to resell them.
The following table summarizes what is covered, how many times the vehicle has to be repaired for the same defect and the warranty period.
|Vehicles Covered||Repair Interval and Coverage Period|
|Any vehicle purchased or leased. Excludes commercial vehicles over 8,000 pounds.||3 repair attempts or 15 business days out of service|
|2 years or 18,000 miles.|
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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- How Many Repair Attempts Must Be Made Before Your Vehicle Is Considered A Lemon?
- What Is The Final Opportunity To Repair Requirement?
- How Can I Prove My Vehicle Is A Lemon?
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- How Do I File A Lemon Law Complaint?
- What Is Lemon Law Arbitration?
- Where Can I Get More Information?