law disclosures - lemon buyback vehicles
Law Buyback Vehicle
is a vehicle which has been reacquired by a vehicle manufacturer
because of specified warranty defect(s). The vehicle is
registered in the manufacturer's name prior to resale.
Is Required of the Manufacturer?
manufacturer upon reacquiring a vehicle because of specified
warranty defect(s) must:
the Certificate of Title and Registration Certificate be
marked "LEMON LAW BUYBACK."
the vehicle is in the manufacturer's name.
manufacturer will attach a decal to the vehicle. The decal will
read "LEMON LAW BUYBACK" and will be affixed to the:
door frame or
of the major entry into the vehicle.
side of a vehicle without doors, such as a motorcycle,
a warranty return vehicle is sold, the transferee must be
notified, on letter size paper, of the following:
year, make, model, and vehicle identification number of the
the vehicle title is marked "LEMON LAW BUYBACK."
nature of each warranty non-conformity reported by the
original buyer or lessee of the vehicle. Example: “CHECK
ENGINE” light illuminates”
if any, made by the vehicle manufacturer through its
authorized dealer(s), made to the vehicle in an attempt to
correct each warranty non-conformity.
Will I Know If a Vehicle Was a “LEMON LAW BUYBACK”?
for display of the decal described above. Look at the vehicle's
Certificate of Title and Registration Certificate to see if it
is branded, "LEMON LAW BUYBACK." Ask the dealer/seller
if the vehicle was a “LEMON LAW BUYBACK”. The dealer is
required by law to disclose this information to all consumers
prior to potential purchase.
Do I Need If I Purchase a “LEMON LAW BUYBACK” Vehicle?
will be notified prior to buying a lemon buyback vehicle by the
seller in writing of the nonconformities stated by the previous
you decide to purchase the vehicle, the usual transfer documents
and associated fees will be required:
of Title, properly endorsed for transfer.
Tax, if applicable.
items listed are the usual transfer requirements. Check with
your local Department of Motor Vehicles for applicable sales
tax, smog certificate and registration requirements and fees.
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