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Utah - Code §13-20-1; 41-3-406
- Vehicles Covered:
- Vehicles, defined in Utah code, sold instate. Excludes motorcycles, trucks, farm or road tractors, and vehicles over 12,000lbs.
- Persons Covered:
- Purchasers, lessees, transferees during express warranty period or any persons entitled to enforce the warranty.
- Period Covered:
- Whichever is first: term of express warranty or within one year from date of delivery.
- Notice Requirement:
- (a) Dealer - provide notice of complaint procedures and rights; (b) Consumer - report the nonconformity to manufacturer, its agent or dealer.
- Repair Requirements:
- It is presumed that a reasonable number of attempts have been made if the same nonconformity has been subjected to four or more repairs, or the vehicle is out of service for a cumulative total of 30 or more business days.
- 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 modifications or alterations.
- The manufacturer shall replace with a new comparable vehicle, or refund the full purchase price less a reasonable allowance (defined).
- Other Reimbursement:
- Collateral charges, refunds to the consumer or lien holder.
- Other remedies:
- There is no limit on other consumer remedies: Attorney fees.
- For remedies under this section, a consumer must use the informal dispute procedure established by the manufacturer provided that it complies with 16 C.F.R. 703.
- Dealer Liability:
- Resale of Lemon:
- Full written disclosure in conspicuous manner of specified statement and branding of title required. Violation is an unfair trade practice.
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.