California's Lemon Laws: What is a "Reasonable Number of Repair Opportunities"?

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California's “lemon law,” the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, requires the owner of a suspected lemon to give the manufacturer or dealer a “reasonable number of repair attempts” to fix the vehicle before seeking compensation under the lemon law. But what is a “repair attempt”? And how many “repair attempts” is a “reasonable number”?

Under the lemon law, a “repair attempt” occurs any time the owner brings the vehicle to the manufacturer or dealer for repair. Even if the manufacturer or dealer doe sn't do any repair work, the visit still counts as an “attempt.”

Although the law defines what a “repair attempt” is, and how many attempts there must be before a consumer is entitled to his or her money back or a new vehicle, sometimes legal assistance is needed to enforce your rights pursuant to the California lemon law. If you think you've got a lemon, contact experienced California lemon law attorney Howard D. Silver at (855) 341-2611. Call today for a free and confidential consultation.


Posted Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015