Once you’ve bought a new or used car, the deal is final since many dealerships apply a no-return policy. However, you may have a valid reason to request a replacement or a refund. While many new or used vehicles operate perfectly, some turn out to be lemons.
A new or used car is often termed a lemon if it has defective features that affect its use, value, and safety. For instance, if your new vehicle has faulty service brakes that a manufacturer has failed to fix, you may be entitled to a refund or replacement under California lemon laws.
If you want to return a vehicle that you’ve just bought in California, consider speaking to a trusted lemon law attorney for legal guidance and support.
California lemon laws protect vehicle owners who buy defective units from manufacturers or dealers.
If the dealer or a manufacturer can’t fix a severe warranty defect after a ‘’reasonable number’’ of repair attempts, the manufacturer must either:
California lemon law allows consumers to return the following new or used vehicle with the manufacturer’s new vehicle warranty:
There are set guidelines for returning a car that turns out defective. For instance, you must prove that you gave the manufacturer a ‘’reasonable number’’ of repair attempts to fix the defect.
Lemon law has no set number.
Even so, California lemon law presumption offers the following guidelines to determine if a manufacturer has met a ‘’reasonable number’’ of repair attempts:
If your vehicle has the following defects, you may be entitled to a replacement under California lemon laws:
Owing a lemon car is a frustrating experience. If it regularly stalls, you can’t rely on it to run personal or business errands. In addition, it results in unexpected running costs such as accommodation charges, car rental, or towing fees.
Consider engaging an experienced attorney like Lemonlaw123 with a proven track record to represent you in your quest for a refund or replacement.
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