What Vehicles Are Covered Under The Lemon Law?
A defect must affect the use, value or safety of the vehicle. The law applies while the vehicle is under the manufacturer`s expressed warranty or up to one year after the date of delivery, whichever expires earlier. Some extended warranties are offered by the dealer or an insurance companycheck with your dealer.
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|
|A new motor vehicle, primarily used for personal, family, or household purposes. Does not include commercial vehicles, offroad vehicles, mopeds, motorcycles or recreational vehicles.||4 repair attempts or 30 business days out of service.|
|Warranty period or 1 year.|
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.
Additional Lemon Law Articles
- What Is The Missouri New Vehicle Warranty Law?
- What Are My Responsibilities As The Vehicle Owner?
- Under What Conditions Would I Qualify For A Refund?
- How Can I Best Avoid Problems?
- Where Can I Get More Information About The Lemon Law?