Below is a summary of Lemon Law rules and statutes in Maryland. 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?

Purchased or leased passenger vehicles, trucks with a ton or less rated capacity, and multi-purpose vehicles registered in the state, excluding fleets of 5 or more motor vehicles and excluding motor homes as defined under the Motor Vehicle Administration Regulations. Motorcycles also enjoy Lemon Law protection.

What Number of Repair Attempts Triggers Lemon Law Protection?

1 unsuccessful repair of braking or steering system failure, 4 repair attempts or 30 days out of service.

To What Age/Mileage Does the Lemon Law Cover a Vehicle?

15 months or 15,000 miles, whichever comes first. or 1 year/12,000 miles whichever comes first. for leased vehicles.

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