When does a vehicle qualify?
- 4 unsuccessful repair attempts of the defect or the vehicle is out of service for 40 calendar days within the shorter of 1 year from purchase or the warranty period.
Required actions and Timeline: The owner must send notice to the manufacturer via certified mail. The manufacturer will have the opportunity for a final repair attempt.
Note: State has certified guidelines for arbitration.
See how well Alabama’s Lemon Law stacks up against other states in the Center for Auto Safety’s Lemon Law Rankings.
For a look at the strengths or weaknesses of your state lemon law, see the Center for Auto Safety Letter to Nebraska Attorney General on Lemon Law Rank & Effectiveness.
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