A consumer or lessee of a car or truck or other type of vehicle that is purchased or leased with a warranty, enjoys many protections from both state and federal regulations in the event the vehicle does not perform as it should per the warranty. Warranty laws are generally complicated and is difficult to explain in a brief space. The information herein quickly demonstrate the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and what’s generally referred to as “Lemon Law.”
California Lemon Law along with the federal Lemon Law (the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act) provides for relief to California buyers or lessees of malfunctioning passenger cars, vans and other vehicles and consumer products such as motorcycles, RV’s, boats, pc’s together with other consumer home appliances and merchandise. To be eligible under the State Lemon Law or the federal Lemon Law, the consumer good must have endured numerous maintenance attempts or been out of service for at a considerable amount of days within the manufacturer’s factory warranty. Lemon Law settlements range from a refund, replacement good, or cash compensation.
California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, known as the CA Lemon Law, was enacted in order to present relief to consumers of troublesome cars and other consumer goods that were purchased or leased with a warranty. Typically, the California Lemon Law is applicable to motor vehicles that the auhtorized dealerships have been not able to repair within the warranty period after being provided a reasonable amount of chances to repair it. For qualifying vehicles, the vehicle manufacturer needs to give the consumer his or her money back and pay the balance of the outstanding loan or exchange the vehicle with one that is substantially similar.
The California Lemon Law also requires the manufacturer to pay for the consumer’s attorney’s fees and costs, if the consumer is deemed the prevailing party. This makes the law financially feasible for those who would otherwise not be capable to retain a law firm.
Below is a list of Models that we have seen lemon issues.
- Lincoln MKS Ecoboost
- Lincoln MKT EcoBoost
- Lincoln MKX
- Lincoln MKZ
- Lincoln Navigator
- Lincoln Town Car
If you believe that your Lincoln is a lemon car and could have a claim under the state’s lemon law rights then you need to pick up the phone and call us at (877) 885-5366.