State Lemon Law Links

State Lemon Laws: State Resources

State Statute of Limitations State Lemon Law Statute Consumer Law and Information:
Alabama 1 year or 12,000 miles whichever occurs first Title 8, Chapter 20A: Secs. 8-20A-1 to 8-20A-6 Alabama Consumer Law and Information:
Alaska 1 year or term of warranty Title 45, Ch. 45:: 45.45.300 to 45.45.360 Alaska Lemon Law FAQs
Arizona 2 years, 24,000 miles or
manufacture warranty
whichever is sooner
Title 44, Ch. 9, Art. 5; 44-1261--44-1267 Arizona Attorney General Information on Car Purchases and Lemon Law
Arkansas 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is longer
Title 4, Subtitle 7, Ch. 90: Suchapter 4: 4-90-401 to 4-90-417 Consumer’s Guide to Arkansas Lemon Law (under Citizen Services: Consumer Tips Heading)
California The California Lemon Law applies throughout the duration of the vehicle manufacturer's original warranty period CA Civil Code Title 1.7 Ch. 1, Ch.1.5 Motor Vehicle Warranty and Lemon Law
Colorado warranty term or 1 year after purchase
whichever is earlier
Title 42, Art. 10: Secs. 42-10-101 to 42-10-107 Colorado Lemon Law
Connecticut 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is sooner
Title 42, Ch. 743b; 42-179 to 42-180 Lemon Law: Connecticut's Lemon Law and Automotive Dispute Settlement
Delaware 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is earlier
Title 6, Subtitle II, Ch. 50: Sections 5001-5009 Consumer Protection Unit: Delaware Motor Vehicle Lemon Law
District of Columbia 2 years or 18,000 miles DC Code § 50-502 DC Consumer Protection Laws
Florida 2 years Title XXXIX, Ch. 681: Sections 681.10 to 681.118 Florida Car Buyer's Rights
Georgia 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is sooner
10-1-780 to 10-1-792 Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs Lemon Law Complaint Process
Hawaii 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is sooner
Title 26, Chapter 481I: Sections 481I-1 to 481I-4 Department of Commerce and Commercial Affairs Lemon Law Handbook and Links
Idaho 2 years, 24,000 miles or
manufacture warranty
whichever is sooner
Title 48, Ch. 9: Sections 48-901 to 48-913 Idaho Lemon Law Statutes:
Illinois 1 year or 12,000 miles
whichever occurs sooner
Ch. 815, Section 380: 48-901 to 48-913 Guide to Illinois Consumer Laws-Lemon Law
Indiana 18 months or 18,000 miles
whichever occurs sooner
Title 24, Article 5, Chapter 13 and 13.5: Sections 244-5-13-1 to 24-5-13.5-14 Indiana Consumer Guide-Lemon Law
Iowa 2 years, 24,000 miles or
manufacture warranty
whichever is sooner
Chapter 322G: Sections 22G.1 to 322G.15 Iowa Attorney General- Lemon Law
Kansas 1 year or warranty
whichever is sooner
Chapter 50, Article 6: Sec. 50-645 Attorney General FAQs: Lemon Law
Kentucky 1 year or 12,000 miles
which occurs first
Chapter 367: Sections 367.840 to 367.846 Kentucky Lemon Law
Louisiana 1 year or within
warranty period
whichever is sooner
Title 51: Sections 51:1941 to 51:1949 Office of the Attorney General
Maine 3 years or warranty or 18,000 miles
whichever is earlier
Title 10, Chapter 203-A: 1161 to 1169 Maine Office of the Attorney General Lemon Law information and links
Maine Office of the Attorney General Consumer Law Guide
Maryland 2 years and 18,000 miles Commercial Law: 14-1501 to 14-1504 Your Rights Under Maryland’s Lemon Law
Massachusetts 1 year or 15,000 miles
whichever is earlier
Chapter 90, Section 7N to Section 7N1/2. Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations Lemon Law Information
Michigan 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is earlier
MCL 257.1401 to 257.1410 Michigan's Lemon Law: How to Avoid Getting Stuck with a Lemon
Michigan's Attorney General's Lemon Law FAQ
Minnesota 2 years or
warranty period
whichever is sooner
Chapter 325F: Section 665 Minnesota Lemon Law
Mississippi 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is sooner
Title 63, Chapter 17: Sections 63-17-151 to 63-17-165 Mississippi Attorney General Lemon Law Resources
Missouri within warranty period Title XXVI, Chapter 407: Sections 407.560 to 407.583 Missouri Office of the Attorney General
Montana 2 years and 18,000 miles Title 61, Chapter 4, Part 5; 61-4-501 to 61-4-526 Vehicle and Lemon Law
Nebraska 1 year or
warranty period
Chapter 60: Secs. 60-2701 to 60-2709 Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Legal Division
Nevada 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is sooner

N.R.S.587-600-597-680 - Lemon Law

Nevada Revised Statutes-Actions by Victims of Fraud

Nevada Bureau of Consumer Protection
New Hampshire within warranty period Title 31, Chapter 357-D: 357-D:1 to 357-D:12 Department of Justice Consumer Protection Sourcebook
New Jersey 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is earlier
Title 56, Chapter 12: 56:12-29 to 56:12-49 New Jersey Lemon Law Road to Relief Brochure
New Mexico 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is sooner
Chapter 57, Article 16A; 57-16A-1 to 57-16A-9 New Mexico Lemon Law
New York 2 years or 18,000 miles
whichever is earlier
General Business, Article 11-A, sections 198-a and 198-b Lemon Law
North Carolina 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is sooner
Chapter 20, Article 15A, Sections 20-351 to 20-351.10 Lemon Law Consumer Tips
North Dakota 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is earlier
Sections 51-07-16--51-07-22 North Dakota 's Lemon Law Fact Sheet
Ohio 1 year or 18,000 miles
whichever occurs sooner
Title 13, Section 1345, part 1345.71 to 1345.77 Ohio's Lemon Law Brochure
Oklahoma 1 year or warranty period
whichever occurs sooner
Title 15, Chapter 22: Section 15-901 Oklahoma 's Lemon Law Statutes
Oregon 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever occurs sooner
ORS 646A.400-646A.418 Oregon 's Lemon Law
Pennsylvania 1 year, 12,000 miles or
manufacture warranty
whichever is sooner
Title 73, Chapter 28: Sec. 1951--1963 Lemon Law Protection
Rhode Island 1 year or 15,000 miles
whichever is earlier
Title 31, Chapter 31-5.2: Sections 31-5.2-1 to 31-5.2-13 Road Island Attorney General Lemon Law Site
South Carolina 1 year or 12,000 miles
whichever occurs sooner
Title 56, Chapter 28, Sections 10-110; 56-28-10 to 56-28-110 Lemon Law Information and Links
South Dakota 1 year or 12,000 miles
whichever occurs sooner
Title 32, Chapter 6D, Sections 1 thru 11: 32-6D-1 to 32-6D-11 Consumer Information Fast Facts
Tennessee 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is sooner
Title 55 Chapter 24 section 101-112 Facts About the Lemon Law
Texas 2 years, 24,000 miles or
manufacture warranty
whichever is sooner
Title 43 Part 10 Chapter 215 subsection G Texas Lemon Law
Utah 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is sooner
Title 13, Chapter 20, Sections 1-7; 13-20-1 to 13-20-7
Vermont 1 year after
warranty expiration
by time or mileage
whichever occurs first
Title 9, Part 4, Chapter 115, Sections 4170-4181 The Vermont Lemon Law
Virginia 18 months or during if informal dispute resolution was pursued, 12 months from the final action taken (if taken within 18 months) Title 59.1, Chapter 17.3: Sections 207.9-207.16:1;59.1-207.9 to 59.1-207.16:1 Vehicle Services: Lemon Law
Washington 2 years or 24,000 miles
whichever is sooner
Title 19, Chapter 118: Sections 19.118.005 to 19.118.170 Motor Vehicle Lemon Law
West Virginia 1 year or
warranty period
whichever is later
Chapter 46A, Article 6A: 46A-6A-1 to 46A-6A-9 BBB.org
Wisconsin 1 year and
before warranty
expired
Chapter 218: Sec. 218.0171 Wisconsin's Lemon Law
Wyoming 1 year Title 40, Chapter 17, Sec. 101