Below is a summary of Lemon Law rules and statutes in Georgia. Keep in mind that rules and laws change. It’s always a good idea to confirm the rules your state’s consumer protection agency or with further research.
What Vehicles Are Covered by the Lemon Law?
Any self-propelled vehicles, primarily designed for the transportation of persons or property over the public roads, leased or purchased in this state, or registered by the original consumer to this state, and on which the original title was issued to the lessor or purchased without having been previously issued to any person other than the selling dealer. Exempts those portions of motor homes designated, used or maintained primarily as a mobile dwelling, office or commercial space, motorcycles or trucks with 10,000 pounds or more Gross Vehicle Weight.
What Number of Repair Attempts Triggers Lemon Law Protection?
1 repair attempt for a for a serious safety defect in the braking or steering system. 3 repair attempts or 30 calendar days out of service.
To What Age/Mileage Does the Lemon Law Cover a Vehicle?
1 year or 12,000 miles, whichever occurs earlier.
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