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  • New & Leased Car Lemon Law - Office of Consumer Affairs
  • Used Vehicle Warranty Law - Office of Consumer Affairs
  • Lemon Aid Law - Office of Consumer Affairs

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Leased Vehicle Lemon Law in MA

Vehicles that were leased on or after July 1, 1997 are covered under Massachusetts Lemon Law. In order to be considered a “lemon,” a leased vehicle must meet the following requirements: 

  • Does not conform to the manufacturer’s express warranty
  • Has substantial defects affecting the use, safety or value of the vehicle
  • Has manufacturer’s defects that occurred during the first year from the original owner’s delivery date or the first 15,000 miles on the odometer (whichever period ends first)
  • Has been taken in three times for the same problem or if it has been out of service for 15 business days due to a series of unrelated problems
  • After the dealer has tried to repair the vehicle three times, the manufacturer has been notified and given an opportunity to repair the vehicle
  • Is driven for personal use

If you believe your motorcycle qualifies under Massachusetts Lemon Law, you should notify the manufacturer immediately by a demand letter and seek help from a qualified attorney.

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