A motor vehicle may be declared a lemon if it meets all of the following conditions:
- The vehicle has a serious defect or abnormal condition.
- The defect or condition is covered by a manufacturer`s written warranty.
- The owner reports the defect or condition to the dealer or manufacturer within the warranty term.
- The owner gives the dealer or manufacturer a reasonable number of attempts to repair the defect or condition.
- The owner gives the manufacturer (preferably by certified mail) written notice of the defect and at least one opportunity for repair.
- The defect or condition persists and substantially impairs the vehicle`s use or market value, or creates a serious safety hazard.
- The owner files a timely Lemon Law complaint and pays the filing fee.
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