Other Motor Vehicles

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A man working on a yellow motorcycle


The Lemon Law for Motorcycles provides protection to consumers who purchase new motorcycles that turn out to have significant defects or recurring problems. If a motorcycle meets the criteria to be considered a lemon, the Lemon Law provides consumers with the opportunity to pursue remedies such as receiving a refund, obtaining a replacement, or a cash and keep. The specific criteria for a motorcycle to be considered a lemon vary by jurisdiction, but generally, it involves a substantial defect that impairs the motorcycle’s safety, value or use. Motorcycle owners should understand their rights under the Lemon Law and consult with legal professionals if they believe they have a Lemon Motorcycle.


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The Lemon Law for Motorhomes and RVs protects consumers who purchase new recreational vehicles exhibiting significant defects or recurring issues. These Lemon Laws aim to ensure that consumers receive a vehicle that meets quality standards and performs as intended. If a motorhome or RV is determined to be a lemon, the consumer is entitled to certain remedies, which may include a refund, replacement, or repair at no cost. The specific criteria for a vehicle to qualify as a lemon vary by jurisdiction, but generally, it involves substantial defects that affect the safety, value, or functionality of the Motorhome or RV. Owners of Motorhomes and RVs should familiarize themselves with the Lemon Law provisions applicable in their jurisdiction and seek legal advice if they believe they have a Lemon RV / Motorhome vehicle.


Lemon Law Vehicle Types:

Lemon laws primarily address vehicles that repeatedly fail to meet quality and performance standards. While these laws vary by jurisdiction, the scope typically encompasses the following lemon law types:

Lemon laws also apply to:

  • New Cars: The most common beneficiaries of lemon laws, these are brand-new vehicles purchased directly from a dealership or manufacturer.
  • Used Cars: Some states’ lemon laws also cover used cars, especially if they’re still under a manufacturer’s warranty.
  • Leased Vehicles: Many lemon laws protect consumers who lease vehicles, ensuring they aren’t stuck with a defective car for the duration of their lease.
  • Boats: A few states also address defects in boats or other watercraft.
  • Commercial Vehicles: Some lemon laws may protect small businesses by covering commercial vehicles, but there’s often a weight restriction.