South Carolina

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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 repairs or 30 calendar days
out of service within shorter of 1 year or 12,000 miles. Notification/Trigger:
Written notice by certified mail + opportunity to repair (not more than
10 business days) to manufacturer only if manufacturer informed consumer
of such at time of sale. State has certified guidelines for arbitration.
Law specifically applies to leased vehicles.