Can a Dealer Sell a Lemon?

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Can a Dealer Sell a Lemon?

Have you ever thought about what you would do if a car dealer sold you a lemon or bad vehicle? It is not uncommon for a car dealership to sell a lemon vehicle by failing to disclose accidents or damages that were done to the vehicle. A car in California is usually considered a lemon…

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Can a Used Car Be Considered a Lemon?  

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Can a Used Car Be Considered a Lemon?  

If you purchased a used, pre-owned or certified vehicle in California that is still covered by the original factory warranty, you are probably protected by the California Used Car Lemon Law. The used car lemon law offers legal protections in this state for anyone that buys OR leases a used vehicle that is covered by…

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How Does a Car Qualify for the Lemon Law?

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How Does a Car Qualify for the Lemon Law?

The Civil Code of California requires that auto manufacturers provide lemon law buybacks to new cars, trucks and SUV owners when the manufacturer cannot repair the vehicle within a ‘reasonable’ number of attempts of a serious defect during the original factory warranty period. The major issue with lemon law claims in California is: What is…

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How Many Days Do You Have Under the Lemon Law?

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How Many Days Do You Have Under the Lemon Law?

Californians who have a new vehicle that is covered by the original factory warranty, but are having serious reliability issues can file a lemon law claim. The lemon law allows you to have your car repurchased or replaced in cases where the defects are so serious that they affect the safety and/or value of the…

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A Loss for BMW, a Victory for California’s Lemon Law

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A Loss for Bmw, a Victory for California's Lemon Law

BMW lost a lemon law case in Los Angeles last month that was a victory for the California lemon law that protects consumers against new vehicles with constant repair and reliability problems. In the lemon law case, Joe Ruiz Sr. filed a lawsuit against BMW in 2015 for breach of implied warranty, as well as…

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How Would the Right-To-Repair Work with California’s Lemon Law?

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How Would the Right-To-Repair Work with California's Lemon Law?

DIYers and independent repair companies in California have been forced to repair complex electronic devices such as iPhones for years without any help from Apple and other major manufacturers. But a proposed law called the California Right to Repair Act could change that, and it may complement the state’s current Lemon Law. It states that…

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Is Tesla’s New Model 3 a Lemon Waiting to Happen?

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Is Tesla's New Model 3 a Lemon Waiting to Happen?

Tesla is about to boost production of its popular Model 3 sedan. There is no question that people love this car, based upon early reviews from journalists and consumers. But there is a serious problem lurking on the horizon: reliability and quality. Automotive industry analyst Toni Sacconaghi recently drove and reviewed a Tesla Model 3…

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Why Your Car Dealer Could Lose Interest in Fixing Your Lemon

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When you buy or lease a new vehicle under warranty, it is reasonable to expect prompt and effective dealership service for any necessary repairs. You spent a lot of money on the vehicle, but when you show up for service, many auto owners are surprised to discover indifference at their dealer regarding repairs under warranty….

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Has Your Warranty Run Out? Don’t Give Up On the Lemon Law

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If you have a new or used car with persistent repair problems and it is still under the manufacturer’s original warranty, you can usually file a Lemon Law claim in California. If the claim is valid, the manufacturer is required to either repurchase the vehicle or provide you with a replacement. But what if the…

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