What does the Lemon Law cover in PA? The law covers problems that occur during the first 12 months or 12,000 miles of ownership. The problem must substantially impair the value, use or safety of the vehicle. Each time you take your vehicle to the dealer for service or repair, the dealer must provide you with a copy of the repair invoice.
How long do you have to declare a car a lemon in PA? Just what is a “lemon”? A lemon is defined as a vehicle that has needed either a minimum of three repair attempts or has been out of service for at least 30 calendar days.
Does Pennsylvania Lemon Law apply to used cars? The Pennsylvania Lemon Law does not cover used cars. Fortunately, there are several other laws that can protect you if you have purchased a defective used vehicle. The first such law is called the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act.
What is a lemon in PA? A car is a “lemon” if it has a manufacturing defect which is beyond reasonable repair. A defect or “nonconformity” in the car means that it substantially impairs the use, value, or safety of a new vehicle and fails to conform to the manufacturer’s express warranty on the vehicle.