Washington Lemon Lawyer

Large scale manufacturers produce, and consumers purchase, hundreds of thousands of vehicles (RVs, boats, cars, and trucks) a year.  Many times, these items will have mechanical or design defects that cause vehicles to have non-stop problems that consumers should not have to put up with.  For example:

 

  • Volkswagon touted and sold consumers “eco-diesel” cars it, in fact, knew were equipped with emissions-control devices to trick the consumer and the testing facilities; and
  • Takata airbags are supposed to protect people in collisions, but 29 million have been recalled in the U.S. because they can activate with too much force, sending potentially deadly metal shards into the passenger compartment.

 

Washington State and the U.S. have strong regulations in place designed to deter such unfair and deceptive business practices:

 

 

Washington Law That May Provide You Relief

 

Your car is a “lemon” if it has one or more significant defects that have been subject to a “reasonable number of attempts” to diagnose or repair the problem(s) covered under the manufacturer’s warranty.  A manufacturer is required to repurchase or replace the vehicle with a non-conformity or serious safety defect after a reasonable number of attempts to correct the defect have occurred.

 

Federal Law That May Provide You Relief

 

The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (“the Act”) protects consumers who bought a product worth more than $25.00 and has an express written warranty.  The Act requires a warrantor (the dealer or seller) to perform repairs at least two or three times to correct a defect.  If the defect persists, you may be entitled to relief, including repurchase of the vehicle, a trade-in, or a refund and payment of your attorney’s fees and costs.

 

Contact An Experienced Auto Defect Lawyer

 

Our experienced law firm has assisted consumers with a variety of vehicles, ranging from six-figure recreational busses to new travel trailers and new and used cars.   Check out our Avvo.com page for Client Testimonials.

 

Don’t put off your life any more by putting up with never-ending repair attempts by your dealer or seller, please feel free to call us at (509) 381-5091 or use our contact form below to get in touch with us.

 

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