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Lemon Law Text

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CAS Letter to Attorney General on Lemon Law Rank & Effectiveness

Qualification: 3 unsuccessful repairs (when at least 2
times same agent attempted repair) or 15 business days out of service
within shorter of warranty or 2 years or 18,000 miles. Applies to vehicles
within the first 18,000 miles or 2 years regardless of whether the claimant
is the original owner. Notification/Trigger: Written notice to manufacturer
or dealer only if required in warranty or owner’s manual. Manufacturer
has 7 business days after receipt for final repair attempt. State-run
arbitration mechanism available. Law specifically applies to leased