What You Need to Know About Lemon Cars
Factually, automobiles come as extremely complicated products. It is even truer if we are talking of modern automobiles. The estimated number of parts in any car exceeds 30, 000. With this high complexity, it is very amazing to see that almost all new cars are trouble free as they leave the production line. Indeed, even when a car develops a problem when it is new, you only need to drive to the manufacturer and have the problem addressed. In the event that you are not able to drive it back there, you can have the problem addressed at the dealership shop. This will see the problem disappear never to re-appear again.
However, there are times when a specific problem will not just go away. Such rare problems will brave several visits to the dealership. This is a bad situation to find yourself in and let’s hope you never get into such predicament. Better still, you can actually get a full refund of your money due to the lemon laws. In simple terms, this sounds very easy and straightforward.
It is however not as easy as it sounds. A situation to consider is when you have a car that was purchased with a loan and then it turns out to be a lemon. Your loan will be definitely affected. What is entailed by lemon law will help us understand the situation better. Read this article to the end so as to know what the lemon law is.
The term has its origin from the popular citrus fruit. However, there is a darker meaning attached to this term. Lemon cars are cars that are regarded as not being able to run safely or to be driven safely. The good thing is that there are laws in place that seek to protect citizens from such eventualities.
Purchases for cars failing to meet the quality standards regardless of several repairs are taken care of by lemon laws. All states in the nation happen to boast of having lemon laws in books. Still, the laws also exist in federal law. However, it is important to note that the details will always vary from one state to the other. In basic terms, lemon laws will seek to have you compensated if you buy a car that has failed to be repaired after over four repair attempts.
It is normal to go through a process of arbitration and also some litigation. The nature of the defect will dictate the remedy. This means that every situation is different.