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7 hours ago Many state lemon laws, however, are limited to trucks, cars, SUVs, and other four-wheeled vehicles, making it challenging for someone who has purchased a defective bike that compromises their investment value and safety. Consumers in states that do not have specific lemon laws covering motorcycles could pursue cases under the federal lemon law.

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3 hours ago The short answer is, “yes.” Although the lemon law’s provisions, which are applicable to motorcycles, fall under a different section of the California Civil Code, our state’s strong consumer protections apply to motorcycles

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3 hours ago State lemon laws often cover motorcycles as “consumer goods.” Motorcycles frequently are covered under state lemon laws if the purchaser or lessee received an express warranty (written warranty) and the bike was purchased primarily for …

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3 hours ago He sought relief from the Lemon Law arbitration program administered by the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP). Cagiva lost its argument that motorcycles are not covered by the Lemon Law program at both the arbitration and trial court levels.

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4 hours ago In order to win a Lemon Law claim, you will have to show that your bike had to be repaired for the same defect three or more times in the first 18 months of ownership or it has been in the shop for over 30 days. If it is a life threatening defect then the law only requires 1 unsuccessful repair attempt. Common Mechanical Problems in New Motorcycles

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3 hours ago Yes, motorcycles fall within the scope of California's Lemon Law. If you have had repeated warranty repairs or excessive time in the repair shop, then you should call a lemon law lawyer for further assistance. California law covering motorcycles, trailers and boats is a bit different that the law covering cars.

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7 hours ago If you own or lease a lemon motorcycle, then you are covered under the New Jersey Lemon Law. Under the New Jersey Lemon Law the manufacturer must replace your defective motorcycle or refund the entire purchase price. The New Jersey Motorcycle Lemon Law also require the manufacturer to pay all attorney fees.

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5 hours ago The mag-moss act is the federal version of the lemon law. It doesn’t exclude motorcycles. If you have a problem with a vehicle that is not covered by your states lemon law, your only recourse is to contact an attorney. Most state laws are designed so that you can represent yourself.

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6 hours ago You’ve heard of lemon cars. But what about lemon motorcycles? Traditionally, only cars and trucks have been covered under Pennsylvania Lemon Law. But that may be changing, if Pennsylvania House Bill 74 continues to gain support. The Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Committee approved the bill on June 12.

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8 hours ago The Failed Inspection Lemon Law allows you to cancel a motor vehicle contract or sale and get a refund if your car fails to pass inspection within 7 days from the date of sale and the cost of repairs exceeds 10% of the purchase price. Learn More about Failed Inspection Lemon Law. Did your new or used car fail inspection within 7 days of the

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1 hours ago YES. Under the Ohio Lemon Law, used cars are covered so long as they meet the qualifications for a lemon based on the original purchase date. Thus, the defect must arise within one year and 18,000 miles of when the vehicle was purchased as a new car.

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Just Now The most common items at the center of lemon law cases are cars, RVs, boats, and mobile homes. However, federal warranty law applies to almost any consumer product that comes with a warranty and costs more than $10.00. (Note: The law only applies to tangible goods, not services.) Thus, household items like electronics, appliances, HVAC units

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8 hours ago Lemon Law. A lemon law is a civil law term that refers to a law that protects consumers when they purchase a vehicle or other item that fails to function as it should. Lemon laws provide people with a remedy if they purchase certain items that do not meet standards of performance expected of such an item. While technically, the term lemon could

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4 hours ago The warranty may be referred to at times as a lemon law warranty because it is required by the "lemon law" and must be honored by the dealer. This warranty must specify that while it is in effect the dealer or his agent will repair, free of charge, any part covered by the warranty.

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9 hours ago Answer: The Lemon Law applies to passenger vehicles, sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and vans that are purchased or leased in Michigan or purchased or leased by a Michigan resident (regardless of whether the vehicle was purchased or leased in Michigan) and covered by a manufacturer’s express warranty at the time of purchase or lease.

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6 hours ago No, motorcycles are not covered under the PA Lemon Law - but we may still be able to help. We represent Pennsylvania motorcycle drivers through the Federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. If your bike is still under warranty and you're having repetitive issues, please get in touch with us and we'll review your claim.

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1 hours ago Is Your Motorcycle A Lemon? Yes, motorcycles fall within the scope of California’s Lemon Law. However, California law covering motorcycles, trailers, and boats is somewhat different than the law covering automobiles. Motorcycles are covered by Civil Code section 1793.2 (d) (1) which covers “consumer goods.”

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1. 1. The problem occurs in some part of the vehicle that is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty and you are within the warranty period. It does not need to be something that keeps you from being able to drive the car. For example, faulty air conditioning or peeling paint could be considered defects under the Lemon Law. 2. You tell the manufacturer about the problem in writing and give them a reasonable period, but not more than 15 days, to fix it. 3. The manufacturer makes “a reasonable numb...

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2 hours ago These lemon laws were structured since the 1980's in order to protect the buyers of new and used motor vehicles. Lemon law can be obligatory on any type of vehicle including a car, truck, van, SUV, motorcycle, boat or computer, motorized wheelchairs, electric scooters and other assistive devices used by disabled persons etc. In case any of these consumer durables …

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1 hours ago Relief under the Lemon Law is available to eligible consumers. The process is simple, easy-to-follow and includes the following: The consumer files a Lemon Law complaint with the $35 filing fee with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and provides notice of the complaint with a last opportunity to repair defect to the applicable manufacturer.

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1 hours ago The vehicle also must be used for your personal use. Some used vehicles that are not covered by the New York Used Car Lemon Law will still be covered by the federal Lemon Law (the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act) as long as the dealer gave the buyer a written warranty of any length at all. Other vehicle types are not covered.

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6 hours ago The Lemon Law covers new passenger motor vehicles and motorcycles which are purchased, leased or registered in New Jersey. The Lemon Law also covers authorized emergency vehicles and motor homes (except the living quarters).

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5 hours ago The Lemon Law also covers vehicles that are resold during this term of protection. The only new vehicles not covered are those purchased for a governmental agency, a business which registers three or more vehicles, commercial vehicles weighing 8,500 pounds or more, or vehicles purchased in order to resell them.

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1 hours ago The New York Used Car Lemon Law requires that dealers repair any parts covered under warranty that are found to be defective with a reasonable number of attempts or refund the original purchase price to the vehicle owner. State lemon law regulations governing which used cars are covered by consumer protections policies in New York require the

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6 hours ago Note: New Hampshire's "Lemon Law" applies only to "new" motor vehicles, described in the statute as vehicles still under manufacturer's original warranty. Low mileage used cars may, under some circumstances, qualify for arbitration and relief under the "Lemon Law" for defects in systems covered by a warranty.

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6 hours ago Ohio Lemon Laws and the federal Lemon Law (the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act) provide for compensation to Ohio consumers of defective automobiles and trucks and other vehicles and products including motorcycles, RV’s, boats, computers and other consumer appliances and products. To qualify under the Ohio Lemon Law or the federal Lemon Law, you

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9 hours ago Motorcycle Lemon Law. California’s lemon law protects the rights of California consumers who purchase motorcycles that go on to develop problems requiring repeat repairs under warranty. If your motorcycle company or its dealer does not service or repair your motorcycle to conform to the applicable express warranties after a reasonable number

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4 hours ago A primary difference in the case of motorcycle lemon law is that the manufacturer has the choice to either repurchase the product or replace it as a way of fulfilling their obligation under motorcycle lemon law in California. This differs from automobile cases, in which the consumer carries the choice in the decision.

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5 hours ago Lemon Laws. South Carolina has a lemon law that applies only to new vehicles. This law protects consumers who purchase or lease a new car, if the new car turns out to be defective. New means: (1) the vehicle was sold to a dealer by the manufacturer, (2) it was only used for test drives and (3) title has not been issued.

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6 hours ago Under the California Lemon Law, motorcycles are covered by Civil Code section 1793.2 (d) (1) which covers “consumer goods.” Consumer goods are covered under the lemon law if they are sold with a written warranty and purchased for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. Save Reply RMGary Registered Joined Apr 27, 2016 463 Posts

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2 hours ago price. No used car covered by this law can be WHICH USED CARS ARE COVERED BY THE LEMON LAW? Under the law, a used car is one which satisfies all the following five conditions: (1) It was purchased, leased or transferred after the earlier of (a) Effective September 1, 2004, used motorcycles are covered vehicles. Motor homes, off-road

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6 hours ago the purchase price. No used car covered by this law can be sold by a dealer "as is." (A copy of the law may be found at the back of this book.) 2. WHICH USED CARS ARE COVERED BY THE LEMON LAW? Under the law, a used car is one which satisfies the following fiveall conditions: (1) It was purchased, leased or transferred after the earlier of (a)

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7 hours ago The South Carolina lemon law was introduced in 1989 and protects new consumers from defective vehicles. Drivers must notify the manufacturer immediately if a defect is discovered and follow one of two repair procedures before the vehicle warranty expires. Residents of South Carolina have the right to fight an unsatisfactory result through the

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4 hours ago Sergei Lemberg, a Stamford, Conn.-based attorney specializing in Lemon Law cases says, “Typically, motorcycles are covered under each state’s new car Lemon Law. However, a number of states do not.”. The states that do cover motorcycles, generally only cover ‘new’ motorcycles. According to Lemberg: “While each state has their own

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1 hours ago For more information on the Massachusetts Lemon Law, please call 1 800 LEMON LAW (1-800-536-6652 ) or email us, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Read about the Massachusetts Lemon Law; Review the Massachusetts Lemon Law Statute; Get rid of your lemon! Call 1-800-LEMON-LAW (1-800-536-6652 ) for your FREE Lemon Law case review.

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8 hours ago For information on your rights under the Lemon Law, or to obtain an arbitration application or case hearing information, contact the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation at (617) 973-8787 or toll-free in MA at (888) 283-3757. Click here for a step-by-step tool to figure out if you qualify under the Lemon Law.

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4 hours ago A lemon is a new motor vehicle that has one or more problems, covered by the warranty, that substantially impair the use, value or safety of that vehicle. The problems must occur within the first year or first 18,000 miles, whichever comes first. The Lemon Law applies to passenger cars, motorcycles and other noncommercial motor vehicles, which

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2 hours ago In New Jersey, the lemon law applies to only new vehicles you've bought or leased. You may receive protection under the law if any of the following apply to your vehicle: The defect persists after 3 attempts to repair it. The vehicle has been out of service for 20 days (cumulative) during the first 2 years or 24,000 miles.

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6 hours ago The Massachusetts Lemon Laws require private parties selling used cars to inform buyers about all known defects which impair the safety or substantially impair the use of the vehicle. The law applies to all private party sales regardless of the price or mileage. Private party sellers are not required to repair the vehicle after it has been sold.

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7 hours ago Other laws do protect you if your vehicle is not directly covered under one of the "Lemon Laws". If you feel that you have experienced a substantial loss of use, value or safety of your vehicle due to a manufacturer's defect you should still contact a law firm in your state and see if there are any additional protections under state or national

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7 hours ago When you buy a new boat, most repairs are to be covered under its warranty. As the owner, you are expected to give the dealer multiple chances to fix the problem before filing a lemon law claim. Lemon laws apply to you if: Your boat is still under warranty The requested repairs are taking longer than they should

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3 hours ago Nebraska’s lemon law applies to cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles, and mopeds that are less than a year old—or still covered by a warranty. The vehicle must have been bought in Nebraska. Unlike some other states, Nebraska covers vehicles for business usage as well as personal and family purposes. Trailers, self-propelled mobile homes, and

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1 hours ago At The Law Offices of Douglas D. Law, Esq., a California consumer protection law firm located in San Diego, California, we provide legal representation to individuals who have purchased or leased a new or used motor vehicle, including cars, trucks, motor homes, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, and other watercraft.. For over a combined 50 years, our lawyer has …

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4 hours ago Yes, Wisconsin’s lemon law applies to new cars, trucks, motorcycles, or motorhomes bought or leased in Wisconsin. The defect must develop within the first year of ownership or while the vehicle is still under warranty. Mopeds, semitrailers, or trailers that are designed to be carried by trucks are not covered under Wisconsin’s lemon law.

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6 hours ago A purchaser of a motorcycle is a prime candidate to use this law in the event that he purchases a "lemon". In practice, Lemon Law Attorneys have used this Act very successfully in Pennsylvania to protect purchasers of defective motorcycles. If your motorcycle has suffered a defect while still under the original manufacturer’s warranty, you

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3 hours ago Motorcycle Lemon Laws in California. The Law Offices of Sotera L. Anderson is committed to helping consumers who have unknowingly purchased defective vehicles, which is why our practice focuses on lemon law. We understand how much people rely on their vehicles on an everyday basis, and know-how an unreliable car can completely disrupt your life.

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2 hours ago Under Utah’s lemon laws for used cars, most cars should qualify if they are new and purchased in the state of Utah. Unfortunately, this means that used cars are not covered at all. For a vehicle to be covered by the lemon laws in Utah, it must also be made to drive on highways and weigh under 12,000 pounds.

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Are motorcycles covered under californias lemon law?

Yes, motorcycles fall within the scope of California’s Lemon Law. However, California law covering motorcycles, trailers, and boats is somewhat different than the law covering automobiles. Motorcycles are covered by Civil Code section 1793.2 (d) (1) which covers “consumer goods.”

Does the lemon law apply to my vehicle?

The Lemon Law applies to passenger cars, motorcycles and other noncommercial motor vehicles, which are designed to carry no more than a one-ton load and are used exclusively for personal use.

Is there a lemon law for motorhomes in texas?

Texas Lemon Law. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, motor homes and all-terrain vehicles are covered, as well as demonstrator vehicles that develop problems covered by a manufacturer's written warranty. Travel trailers must be titled and registered in Texas to be eligible.

How many miles does a motorcycle have to be to claim lemon?

A motorcycle’s mileage is also important in evaluating a claim. Because the motorcycle lemon law is based on a reasonableness standard, what is reasonable at 15,000 miles of use in terms of repair attempts, incidents, and time out of service is different than a bike with 50,000 miles.

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