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Wyoming - Statute §40-17-101
- Vehicles Covered:
- Every vehicle under 10,000lbs, sold or registered in state, which is self-propelled.
- Persons Covered:
- Purchasers, transferees during express warranty period or any person entitled to enforce the warranty.
- Period Covered:
- Within one year from date of delivery.
- Notice Requirement:
- (a) Manufacturer - none; (b) Consumer - nonconformity must be reported to the manufacturer by or on behalf of the consumer; opportunity to cure.
- 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 business days.
- Affirmative Defenses:
- The nonconformity does not substantially impair the use and market value of the vehicle, or is the result of abuse, neglect, or any unauthorized modifications or alterations.
- At the consumer's option, the manufacturer shall replace with a new or comparable vehicle, or refund the full purchase price less a reasonable allowance (defined).
- Other Reimbursement:
- Collateral charges; refund to the consumer and lienholder.
- Other remedies:
- There is no limit on other consumer remedies: Civil suit for violation of the statute and 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:
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.