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Any new car, motorcycle, van or truck bought in Massachusetts from a new car dealer for personal or family purposes is covered by the Lemon Law. It is covered for one year or 15,000 miles of use from the date of original delivery, whichever comes first. The law also covers vehicles that are resold during the one year or 15,000 mile term of protection, and new vehicles leased after July 1, 1997.
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|
|All vehicles, except offroad vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles, and vehicles used for commercial purposes.||3 repair attempts or 15 business days out of service.|
|1 year or 15,000 miles.|
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