Lemon Law Basics
In every state, lemon laws give car buyers rights if their new vehicle has serious defects or mechanical problems, including the right to a refund or a new vehicle. Typically, a car dealer must be given a reasonable opportunity to make appropriate repairs before the buyer's right to a remedy under lemon laws takes effect. Below you will find links to in-depth and state-specific information on lemon laws.Your Rights Under Lemon Laws - If your car is a lemon, you may be able to get a refund or replacement vehicle.State Lemon Laws - Summaries of state lemon laws for each of the 50 states, including time limits for defective vehicle repairs, and more. (FindLaw's State Laws Section)State-Specific Lemon Law Information - Links to car buyer protection information by state.