Wisconsin Lemon Law

The Basics:
When does a vehicle qualify?

  • 4 unsuccessful repair attempts of a 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 report to the manufacturer or dealer. (Note: The owner should receive a replacement or refund within 30 calendar days after the offer to return the title.)
Read Wisconsin’s Lemon Law Statute.
See how well Wisconsin’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 Wisconsin Attorney General on Lemon Law Rank & Effectiveness.


More Helpful Information:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Lemon Law Resources.