Below is a summary of Lemon Law rules and statutes in Ohio. 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?
Passenger vehicles and noncommercial motor vehicles, motor homes (except cooking and sleeping facilities), manufactured homes, and recreational vehicles, but excluding vehicles of government entities and vehicles of business or commercial enterprises registering 3 or more motor vehicles. Motorcycles also enjoy Lemon Law protection.
What Number of Repair Attempts Triggers Lemon Law Protection?
3 repair attempts for same defect. 8 total repair attempts, 1 attempt to repair condition likely to cause death or serious bodily injury, or out of service 30 or more calendar days
To What Age/Mileage Does the Lemon Law Cover a Vehicle?
1 year or 18,000 miles, whichever comes first.
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