The Arizona Motor Vehicle Warranties Law (under Arizona Revised Statutes 44-1261 and 1267) conveys your rights related with a ‘lemon’. When you purchase an automobile, you would want to know if the same is protected or not. The Arizona Lemon Law applies to new automobiles, so you can fix the issues with dealer or manufacturer of the vehicle amicably or through legal action in case they deny compensation or repair for the defective vehicle you purchase from them.
In case you find that the car purchased is a lemon, then you can opt to file a consumer complaint or contact a Lemon Law attorney for a free consultation.
The Arizona Lemon Law does not protect the:
- Vehicles bought at public auctions
- Automobiles weighing over 10,000 lbs
- Section utilized for habitation but only the chassis and vehicle
For used cars, Arizona Lemon Law covers for the initial 500 miles, or initial days after the purchase, whichever is the first .
In case your car breaks in this period, then you have to contact the authorized dealer or the manufacturer. You may have to pay few dollars for the first two repairs.
Statute of Limitations
The dealer or manufacturer from whom the purchase was made is accountable for making repairs of the new vehicle, if the automobile does not match with express warranties. But, you must report defects of the new vehicle before it completes 24,000 miles or within the initial two years, or before the express warranty expires, whichever is the first.
Vehicle Manufacturer Responsibilities
A Lemon Law attorney will help you to arrange all documents about the purchase/repair of automobile and communicate with dealer or manufacturer about any defects.
The manufacturer or dealer from whom you bought the defective vehicle will be allowed four attempts to upkeep the car to the standards as defined by express warranty. This clause is directed by the Motor Vehicle Warranties Law.
After 4 reasonable attempts to repair or thirty days in shop is defined if the vehicle defect is not corrected yet, then you will be deemed eligible for refund of the vehicle’s purchase price (excluding a certain amount for the tenure the vehicle was successfully used), or replacement of the automobile.
Hire an Arizona Lemon Law Attorney
In case you possess an automobile that is a lemon, then you must consider consulting with a Lemon Law lawyer. He/she will ensure that you are equipped with the essentials to prove that the automobile is a lemon, and receive a suitable compensation. Contact an Arizona Lemon Law attorney today to get maximum assistance and trusted advice.