In the automotive world, a lemon is typically a vehicle that has repeated problems or defects that substantially impair its use, value, or safety.
While the rules differ from state to state, as a general rule, if the vehicle continues to have a defect within the warranty period even after it has been repaired for four or more times or the vehicle has been out of service for thirty or more days, then the vehicle is a Lemon. Most state laws provide that an automobile manufacturer must either refund a consumer’s money and take back the defective vehicle or replace the vehicle. Keep in mind, in most states it is typically the consumer’s choice to elect the relief that best suits them.
In some states, even a single defect that may result in a serious injury, or cause a safety issue is considered as a Lemon. So, please review the Lemon Law Statutes for your state and reach out to a Lemon Law attorney to discuss regarding your lemon vehicle.
Note that most attorneys may not charge any attorneys’ fees from you, but rather fight the case on your behalf, and collect their fee from the manufacturer.