The Columbus Dispatch reports that the Ohio Attorney General is suing a car dealer for breaking several consumer protection laws. According to the article, the company allegedly sold vehicles without divulging financial terms, tampered with a vehicle’s odometer in at least one case, and failed to... Read More
In North Dakota, the lemon law applies only to new and leased cars. Used vehicles, motorcycles and RVs are excluded from protection under the lemon law. The law entitles owners of a lemon car to receive a comparable vehicle in exchange for the lemon or return the lemon for a full refund of the... Read More
In Nebraska, a lemon vehicle is defined as a vehicle “with a defect which substantially impairs use or market value and cannot be repaired after reasonable attempts”. To qualify under the law, the vehicle must have been purchased in Nebraska, be under warranty, and be less than one year old when... Read More
The Chrysler Group LLC recently announced the recall of approximately 11, 351 of its vehicles due to a steering column problem.
The following vehicles are included in the recall:
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge... Read More
The Oklahoma lemon law offers coverage to consumers who have purchased and registered a new motor vehicle. However, the law does not apply to vehicles that weigh over 10,000 pounds or motor home living facilities. A vehicle is considered to be a lemon if a defect or problem is covered by the... Read More
SeattlePI.com reports that four men in Washington state have been accused of odometer fraud with 75 cars.
According to the article, federal prosecutors allege the four men purchased vehicles with high mileage rolled back the odometers at a repair shop, and then resold the vehicles at a profit.... Read More
In Texas, the state lemon law aids consumers who have purchased or leased a new motor vehicle from licensed dealers or lease companies in Texas and have recurring problems getting the vehicle repaired properly. Texas lemon law covers new vehicles, including demonstrators, with problems that are... Read More
The Motor Vehicle Quality Assurance Act, also known as the New Mexico lemon law, states that a consumer must provide a written opportunity for repair to the authorized agent, dealer, or manufacturer where the vehicle in question was originally purchased. The request for repairs shall be made within... Read More
The lemon law in Utah is often referred to as the “New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act”. It states that any new motor vehicle that does not conform to all terms of its warranty and is reported to an authorized agent, dealer, or manufacturer while the warranty is in effect or during the first year... Read More
The Colorado lemon law states that a consumer needs to report any problem with a vehicle that affects the vehicle’s use, value, or safety within one year of the original purchase date or during the term of the warranty, whichever happens first. Then, the vehicle’s authorized dealer, agent, or... Read More
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