- The law provides for double damages if a consumer wins a Lemon Law case in court.
- The law provides for the manufacturer to pay actual attorney fees and costs if the consumer prevails.
- There is no mileage limitation.
- The law requires arbitration boards that have been certified by the state to strictly apply the lemon law to their decisions.
- There is no express statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit.
A consumer whose vehicle meets the definition of a lemon, having a substantial defect or condition, four repair attempts for the same problem or 30 days out of service for a variety of problems, needs to first contact the manufacturer to request a refund or replacement. The manufacturer has 30 days to respond. If the manufacturer does not respond or offer a refund or replacement vehicle, the consumer has a private right of action to sue the manufacturer in court.