KANSAS Lemon Law:
Kan. Stat. Ann. §§ 50-645 to 50-646
Vehicles covered: New motor vehicles that are under 12,000 lbs.
and sold or leased and registered in-state; vehicles not modified by
second stage manufacturers (§ 50-645(a)(2)).
Persons covered: Original purchasers or lessees (§ 50-645(a)(1)).
Period covered: Whichever comes first: expiry of term of all
applicable warranties or one year from date of delivery (§ 50-
Disclosure requirement: None for manufacturer.
Required consumer notice: Report the nonconformity to the manufacturer,
its agent or an authorized dealer (§ 50-645(b)).
Repair requirements: It is presumed that a reasonable number of
attempts have been made if the same nonconformity is subjected to
four or more repairs, or the vehicle is out of service for a cumulative
total of thirty or more calendar days, or there have been ten
or more attempts to repair any substantial nonconformities (§ 50-
Affırmative defenses: The nonconformity does not substantially
impair the use and value of the vehicle, or is the result of the
consumer’s abuse, neglect, or unauthorized modifications or alterations
Replace/refund: The manufacturer shall replace with a comparable
motor vehicle under warranty, or accept a return and refund the full
purchase price less a reasonable use allowance (defined) (§ 50-
Other reimbursement: Collateral charges; refund to the consumer
and lienholder (§ 50-645(c)).
Other remedies: There is no limit on other consumer remedies
Informal dispute resolution: For remedies under this section a
consumer must use an informal dispute settlement procedure established
by the manufacturer, provided the procedure complies
with 16 C.F.R. pt. 703 (§ 50-645(e)).
Resale of lemon: Disclosure required (§ 50-659(a)(3)).