Below is a summary of Lemon Law rules and statutes in Virginia. 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, pickups, panel trucks, motorcycles, self-propelled motorized chassis of motor homes, mopeds, demonstrators and lease-purchased vehicles used in substantial part for personal, family or household purposes. Motorcycles also enjoy Lemon Law protection.

What Number of Repair Attempts Triggers Lemon Law Protection?

3 repair attempts or 30 calendar days out of service, or 1 serious safety defect, one repair attempt.

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

18 months.

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