South Carolina Lemon Law Below is a summary of Lemon Law rules and statutes in South Carolina. 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 cars, trailer, semitrailer, sold and registered in the state which are designed, used and maintained for the transportation of persons but not operated for the transportation of persons for compensation, except to schools, religion affiliated programs or other prearranged excursions. Excludes motorcycles, living portions of recreational vehicles, trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight over 5,000 pounds and off-road vehicles.
What Number of Repair Attempts Triggers Lemon Law Protection?
3 repair attempts – 30 calendar days out of service
To What Age/Mileage Does the Lemon Law Cover a Vehicle?
1 year or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first.
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