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INFORMAL DISPUTE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES

16 C.F.R. PART 703-INFORMAL DISPUTE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES Sec. 703.1 Definitions. 703.2 Duties of warrantor. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE MECHANISM 703.3 Mechanism organization. 703.4 Qualification of members. 703.5 Operation of the Mechanism. 703.6 Recordkeeping. 703.7 Audits. 703.8 Openness of records and proceedings. AUTHORITY: 15 USC 2309-10 SOURCE: 40 FR 60215 (Dec. …

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Interpretations of Magnuson Moss Warranty Act

16 C.F.R PART 700-Interpretations of Magnuson Moss Warranty Act Sec. 700.1 Products covered. 700.2 Date of manufacture. 700.3 Written warranty. 700.4 Parties "actually making a written warranty. 700.5 Expressions of general policy. 700.6 Designations of warranties. 700.7 Use of warranty registration cards. 700.8 Warrantor’s decision as final. 700.9 Duty to …

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STATE LEMON LAW CRITERIA

Alabama Qualification: 3 unsuccessful repairs or 30 calendar days within shorter of 24 months or 24,000 miles, provided 1 repair attempt or 1 day out of service is within shorter of 1 year or 12,000 miles. Notification/Trigger: Certified mail notice to manufacturer + opportunity for final repair attempt within 14 …

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Federal Lemon Law

Using Your State’s Lemon-Law The theme of state lemon laws is that a manufacturer must provide a refund or replacement for a defective new vehicle that is not repaired within a reasonable number of attempts. Most such laws provide for refund or replacement when a substantial defect cannot be fixed …

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Small Claims Courts

Small claims courts, designed to provide a fast, efficient and inexpensive way to resolve claims of individuals against merchants or large corporations, are potentially a great resource to consumers. They are one of the best ways for consumers to settle disputes with a dealer, service station, repair shop, garage, or …

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MAGNUSON-MOSS WARRANTY ACT — Public Law 93-637

MAGNUSON-MOSS WARRANTY ACT — Public Law 93-637 15 U.S.C. § 2301. Definitions For the purposes of this chapter: (1) The term "consumer product" means any tangible personal property which is distributed in commerce and which is normally used for personal, family, or household purposes (including any such property intended to …

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