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Norman Taylor & Associates, California Lemon Law Attorneys Explains California Lemon Law

Defective vehicles, also called lemons, can cause frustration and unexpected anxiety in a consumer’s life. 

Under California’s lemon law, you have legal recourse when you purchase or lease a defective motor vehicle. If your new motor vehicle has failed to meet the manufacturer’s warranty after a reasonable number of repair opportunities, lemon law sets forth your rights as a consumer and what recourse is available.

Learn about the most common vehicle defects that often lead to a lemon law case!

Speak With an Attorney Before Going to the Dealership

You may want to get a repair or resolve the matter with the dealership or manufacturer. However, for the best chance of success in your lemon law claim, discuss your situation with us first

At Norman Taylor & Associates, California Lemon Law Attorneys, we can help you obtain a resolution to your case to pursue the option that is in your best interests. We offer FREE consultations to help you get started.

Our California attorneys’ first responsibility is to provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision. Read on to find out how we can help you.

Learn More about Lemon Law from our Knowledgeable Attorneys

There are several ways your vehicle may qualify as a lemon. While an evaluation is best left to the opinion of an experienced lemon law attorney, there are a few common issues that indicate your vehicle qualifies as a lemon. 

You might have a lemon if:

  • The vehicle came from the factory in a condition that would not pass without objection in the auto industry – often established by experts.
  • Most often a vehicle qualifies as a lemon if the manufacturer (through its dealerships) failed to fix a car’s defects under warranty after a reasonable opportunity to repair it.  
  • Sometimes, if one’s vehicle has been in the shop so many times for different things, it qualifies as a lemon by virtue of the number of days it has been in the shop for warranty repairs.
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Lemon Law Basics

California’s lemon law is designed to protect the rights of consumers. It offers legal recourse when you have purchased or leased a motor vehicle that has not been repaired after a reasonable number of attempts 

Learn the basics of lemon law to find out how we can help you with your case.

LEMON LAW BASICS

Lemon Law FAQ

In this section, we provide answers to many frequently asked questions regarding lemons. 

You likely have many questions regarding California’s lemon law and how we can provide you with the legal assistance you need. Check out our answers to the most common lemon law questions. Also, feel free to reach out if your questions aren’t answered on this page!

LEMON LAW FAQS

Breach of Warranty

If the manufacturer of your defective vehicle has breached the warranty, our firm can help you fight for your rights. 

The California lemon law defines when a manufacturer has breached its warranty and what the consumer is entitled to for this breach. If your vehicle manufacturer has breached its written warranty, we can help you fight for just compensation.

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Common Vehicle Defects

Various defects and malfunctions can occur if you have purchased or leased a lemon. 

Some of the common vehicle defects that lead to manufacturer recall include: 

  • Stalling
  • Air conditioner mold
  • Defective seat belts 
  • Engine failure 
  • Transmission problems
  • Bad brakes or suspension

Find out more about common vehicle defects by clicking the button below.

COMMON DEFECTS

Lemon Law Myths

If you own a lemon, you probably feel stuck in your current situation, but you don’t have to be. 

There are many misconceptions about California’s Lemon Law. We debunk many of those lemon law myths and present you with accurate information.

LEMON LAW MYTHS

RV / Motorhome Lemons

If your recreational vehicle (RV) or motor home has turned out to be a lemon, you may be entitled to recourse under the California lemon law. 

We specialize in lemon law and understand the law as it applies to RV and motorhome cases. Common issues include vehicle specifications that do not match the true experience and lower cargo capacity than advertised.

RV/MOTORHOME LEMONS

Call Our California Lemon Law Attorneys for Efficient Legal Solutions

Our principal, Norman Taylor has a vast amount of experience handling lemon law cases. 

He understands what approach to take with each vehicle manufacturer and type of case. Our attorneys have been protecting consumers’ rights for more than 35 years and can use their extensive experience to your advantage.

No matter what details are involved in your case, our legal team can determine the most appropriate solution. Contact us today for a free consultation! 


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