New Jersey Used Car Lemon Law With Commentary

56:8-67. Definitions relative to sale and warranty of certain used vehicles1. As used in this act: “As is” means a used motor vehicle sold by a dealer to a consumer without any warranty, either express or implied, and with the consumer being solely responsible for the cost of any repairs to that motor vehicle. “Consumer” means the purchaser or prospective purchaser, other than for the purpose of resale, of a used motor vehicle normally used for personal, family or household purposes. “Covered item” means and includes the following components of…

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The lemon law is an administrative proceeding which allows a purchaser of a defective vehicle to receive a refund or new vehicle. Under the New Jersey lemon law, the purchaser must prove the following: The same problem has been repaired three or more times, the existence of the problem affects the use, value, or safety of the vehicle, the problem persists after the manufacturer’s last chance repair. and te problem meets the lemon law mileage criteria. Even if these criteria are not met, the consumer may file a claim for…

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