lemon law


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lemon law

n. statutes adopted in some states to make it easier for a buyer of a new vehicle to sue for damages or replacement if the dealer or manufacturer cannot make it run properly after a reasonable number of attempts to fix the car. Without a "lemon law" auto makers have often demanded the buyer come back a dozen times and give up use of the car for lengthy periods while they test it, claiming they are "still trying" to make it run right.

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Therefore, that lack of evidence negated the plaintiff's lemon law claims.
"The bad news is that a lot of dishonest dealers routinely cheat consumers, despite California lemon law and California auto fraud laws that are designed to protect consumers.
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So before I could even fully adapt to the language and cultural differences, I found myself working extra long hours and even weekends to field numerous complaints and even "Lemon Law" threats from dealerships in the wake of abundant backorders.
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A third alternative for purchasers of defective cars is to turn to the state lemon law. Designed to offer additional legal remedies for consumers, all 50 states have lemon laws.
Using its state's lemon law, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled that car lessees may sue for breach of warranty under the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (MMWA).
California's lemon law provides that if a manufacturer or its representative in this state fails to repair a new vehicle to conform to any express warranty after a reasonable number of attempts, the manufacturer must replace the vehicle or pay restitution.
A lemon law Website by consumer protection law firm Macey & Chern
Solution: Enact a House Lemon Law that holds builders responsible for their mistakes and ensures that middle-class families don't spend $300,000 to live in the equivalent of a Pinto.