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Kansas - Code §50-645
- Vehicles Covered:
- New motor vehicles that are under 12,000lbs, self-propelled, and are sold or leased and registered in-state: vehicles not modified by second stage manufacturers.
- Persons Covered:
- Original purchasers or lessees.
- Period Covered:
- Whichever is first: terms of applicable warranties or one year after date of delivery.
- Notice Requirement:
- (a) Manufacturer - none; (b) Consumer - report the nonconformity to the manufacturer, its agent or an authorized dealer.
- Repair Requirements:
- It is presumed that a reasonable number of attempts have been made if the same nonconformity has been subjected to three or more repairs, or the vehicle is out of service for a cumulative total of 30 or more calendar days, or there have been ten or more attempts to repair and substantial nonconformities.
- Affirmative Defenses:
- The nonconformity does not significantly impair the use, market value or safety of the vehicle, or is the result of abuse, neglect, or any unauthorized modification or alteration.
- The manufacturer shall replace with a comparable motor vehicle under warranty, or accept a return and refund the full purchase price les a reasonable use allowance (defined).
- Other Reimbursement:
- Collateral charges, refund to the consumer and lienholder.
- Other remedies:
- There is no limit on other consumer remedies. Reasonable attorney fees.
- For remedies under this section, a consumer must use the informal dispute procedure established by the manufacturer provided the procedure complies with 16 C.F.R. 703.
- Resale of Lemon:
Disclaimer: Please note that statutes may have been amended since the book was originally published in 2005.
Please consult your Secretary of State or local DMV office for the most recent and up to date statutes for the California Lemon Law.