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What Vehicles Are Covered Under The Lemon Law?

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This law covers passenger motor vehicles that are sold in the state of Oregon, including leased vehicles and motorcycles, and that were purchased primarily for personal, family, or household purposes.

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 CoveredRepair Interval and Coverage Period
A new motor vehicle normally used for personal, family or household purposes.4 repair attempts or 30 business days out of service.
1 year or 12,000 miles.
Note:Generally, the term Repair Attempts, as it relates to Lemon Law, refers to one or more attempts to fix the same defect although some states consider a vehicle to be a lemon if it required the specified number of repairs within the coverage period.

A car is out of service while being repaired or waiting for parts.

Warranty Period refers to the Manufacturer`s Express Warranty. Where the Coverage Period lists more than 1 option, the period applies to that option which occurs first.

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