When does a vehicle qualify?
- 4 unsuccessful repair attempts of the defect or the vehicle is out of service for 30 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 by certified mail. The manufacturer will have 10 calendar days to make a final repair attempt.
- Law specifically applies to leased vehicles.
See how well Tennessee’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 Tennessee Attorney General on Lemon Law Rank & Effectiveness.
More Helpful Information:
Lemon Law Information from the Tennessee Department of Revenue.