As defined by the California lemon law statute the manufacturers are obliged to replace or repurchase vehicles still covered by original warranty when they are not able to fix vehicle defect within a reasonable number of attempts. If a lemon car is replaced or repurchased it is called a lemon law buyback. Vehicle owners entitled to lemon law buyback can also apply for compensation of “incidental damages” which include towing charges, repair expenses etc. Read more
As provided for in the Song-Beverly Warranty Act of California, consumers must first seek their Lemon Car redresses from the car dealer or the manufacturer before engaging the legal system in yet another in the never ending processions of legal actions.
The law states that the amount of repairs sought by the car buyer must be reasonable. What the “reasonable” level of repairs sought is differs according to what may be wrong with a given vehicle. If the automotive problem is defined as a serious one– like a braking failure that may endanger the driver, passengers or others– then even just one or two repair visits may be deemed sufficient for garnering an official Lemon Car label. Read more
When you purchase a new car from an auto dealer, chances are good that there will be some kind of warranty included along with the vehicle. Following are some frequently asked questions about motor vehicle warranties as pertains to their relation to the California Lemon Law. Read more
A lemon car is a new vehicle with a substantial defect that affects the car’s use, value, or safety. Many times these defects do not surface until sometime after a purchase. If, after several attempts to fix the defect, the car is still not repaired, it may be a lemon. When it is a new vehicle, the braking system, steering system, wiring, gas tank, and any other component that makes the vehicle safe are considered substantial. Read more
There are so many wonderful things about living in the beautiful Golden State. It may not seem quite so wonderful if you happen to get stuck with a lemon car. Yet even the Lemon Law is nicer in sunny California. Thanks to a statute known as the Tanner Presumption. California motorists have the benefit of transferring the requiring of proof that a car is or is not a Lemon to the manufacturer after certain scenarios are met.
If a car is unavailable to a vehicle owner for a full month or more due to it being ensconced in a repair facility, then the vehicle, under the aforementioned Tanner Presumption can be classified as a Lemon; Car, Pickup Truck, Van, SUV, as the case may be. As long as; its gross weight is less than 10,000 pounds and it’s not a motorcycle or scooter. Read more
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The California Lemon Law is the consumer’s defense against the often fraudulent sales practices of certain auto dealers. There have been enough automotive horror stories over the century plus that cars have been around to fill an encyclopedia.
To prevent your becoming another example in this hall of shame, always do your due diligence before purchasing any automobile. It is well known that a car is the next largest investment that most will ever make during their lifetimes.
Make certain that your investment is a wise one by doing your homework. Fire up that web search engine before making that auto investment to learn all the details you can about the; vehicle that you want, the fair market price for your area, the car dealer that you intend to purchase from and your best available financing options. Read more
The Lemon Law buyback is when, as a consumer, you have successfully negotiated with the person or entity that sold you a vehicle that qualified as a Lemon car under the California Lemon Law, or the Lemon Law of the state where you purchased the vehicle in question in, to buyback your car under the provisions thereof. Read more
Due to the generality of its nature, there are many defects that are covered under the California Lemon Law. That is why it is a great idea to consult an attorney that specializes in the specific terms outlined in the Golden State’s version thereof.
The Lemon Law is about holding the car dealer responsible for problems that render the Lemon Car as not conforming to the standards set forth in its warranty after a realistic amount of repair attempts. Mechanical issues that may mar the usage, worth or safe operation of the car or truck in question will qualify it as a Lemon. Read more
Buying a new car is one of the bigger purchases that people will make. When you buy a car, you look forward to several years of trouble free driving with a reliable new car. If you do have a problem, you know your dealer will repair it free under a warranty. So what happens if the dealer cannot fix the problem? Is there recourse for you; or are you stuck with your lemon car you cannot drive?