In order for your vehicle to be a lemon it has to meet all of these below requirements:
- Has a serious defect or condition.
- Defect or condition is covered by a manufacturer’s written warranty.
- You reported the defect or condition to the dealer or manufacturer within the warranty term.
- You gave the dealer or manufacturer a reasonable number of chances to repair your car.
- You gave the manufacturer (preferably by certified mail) written notice of the defect and at least one repair attempt.
- Defect or condition continues and substantially impairs your car’s use or market value, or creates a serious safety hazard.
- You filed a timely Lemon Law complaint and paid the filing fee.
If you think your car might be a lemon, and you haven’t filed a complaint yet, contact us immediately. There is a strict deadline for Lemon Law complaints, and we can help you determine if you should file one.
If your car met these conditions, you filed a complaint, and it was not settled, you will have a hearing. In order to get the most compensation, you will need an experienced Texas Lemon Law lawyer like those at the Law Office of W.T. Johnson. If you have any questions about Lemon Law, contact us today to set-up a free consultation.