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The importance of the lemon law

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The Importance of The Lemon Law

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The importance of the lemon law

  1. 1. The Importance of The Lemon Law
  2. 2. The Lemon law is defined as a law that requires car manufactures to repair and replace parts for a vehicle, at least for a certain amount of time.
  3. 3. Or a refund is necessary to reimburse the car owner if the car is proven unfixable.
  4. 4. In the early 1980s, the Lemon Law went into effect.
  5. 5. Most people do not know about the Lemon Law, and have become a victim of purchasing a defective vehicle.
  6. 6. A defective car can be very pricey to get fixed, and since the car is not working properly it takes the valuable time and money.
  7. 7. It’s hard to get around when your vehicle is always in the shop for repairs.
  8. 8. We are going to explain and help you understand what the Lemon Law is and how you can do to deal with your defective car properly.
  9. 9. Explanation of the Lemon Law
  10. 10. The best way to explain the Lemon law is that it refers to specific state statue that provide protection for consumers.
  11. 11. The Lemon Law helps protect consumers from the abuse of buying a car that is not working due to manufacture defects.
  12. 12. There is a certain amount of time and attempts to repair a vehicle before it’s covered under this statue.
  13. 13. Vehicle manufactures are required to make multiple attempts to repair the car.
  14. 14. The government requires theses manufactures to make a certain amount of attempts before the Lemon law can be issued.
  15. 15. Dealerships will need to provide a rental for your inconvenience.
  16. 16. Examples of the Lemon Law
  17. 17. For example, a lady purchased a car and had brake issues right after she drove out of the dealership.
  18. 18. The dealership was refusing to repair the vehicle or classify it as a Lemon.
  19. 19. That is a serious violation of the state statue for refusing to either repair or replace the defective vehicle.
  20. 20. Another example would be a customer purchased a car from a dealership, and transmission went out and had to be replaced more than 3 times with same issue.
  21. 21. In this situation the customer should go ahead and file for the Lemon Law since the manufacture or dealership cannot resolve the issue.
  22. 22. A refund or reimbursement is required by the dealership for the customer to get back some manufacturing costs.
  23. 23. The customer should even be reimbursed for the time and suffering from this process so they are able to buy another vehicle in the future.
  24. 24. Although each state has different requirements for Lemon Laws, in order for these laws to apply, the automobile must have been purchased with a warranty.

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