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Lemon Law Text

State Advice on Lemon Law Use

CAS Letter to Attorney General on Lemon Law Rank & Effectiveness

Qualification: 3 unsuccessful repair attempts or 30 calendar days out of service within shorter of 24,000 miles or 24 months, with 1 repair or 15 days out of service within shorter or 1 year or 12,000 miles; or one unsuccessful repair of serious safety defect in braking or steering system within shorter of 1 year or 12,000 miles.. Notification/Trigger: Certified mail notice return receipt requested. Manufacturer has 7 days to notify consumer of repair facility. Facility has 14 calendar days to repair. State-run arbitration mechanism available. Law specifically applies to leased vehicles. Note: Proceeding under this state’s lemon law may cause consumer to lose other important rights regarding the manufacturer and dealer.