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Common Safety Defects Covered by Lemon Laws ,
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When it comes to buying a new car, safety should always be a top priority. After all, you’re putting your life and the lives of your passengers in the hands of the vehicle you choose to drive. Unfortunately, even the most well-known car brands can have safety defects that put drivers and passengers at risk. This is where state lemon laws come in.

Lemon laws protect consumers who purchase vehicles with significant defects that impair the safety, use or value of the car. The laws vary by state, but generally, they require car manufacturers to replace or refund the purchase price of a defective vehicle within a certain timeframe or after a certain number of repair attempts.

So, what are the most common safety defects covered by lemon laws? Here are a few examples:

Brake Failure

This is one of the most dangerous defects a car can have. If the brakes fail, it can lead to a serious accident and put the lives of the driver, passengers, and anyone else on the road at risk. Lemon laws typically cover brake failures that occur due to faulty parts or improper installation.

Steering Problems

If the steering system of a car is defective, it can cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle. This is particularly dangerous at high speeds or in heavy traffic. Lemon laws cover steering defects that are not caused by normal wear and tear.

Airbag Failure

Airbags are designed to protect drivers and passengers in the event of a collision. If they fail to deploy or deploy improperly, it can lead to serious injuries or death. Lemon laws cover airbag defects that are not caused by external factors such as a collision.

Electrical System Failures

Modern cars rely heavily on complex electrical systems for everything from starting the engine to controlling the entertainment system. If these systems fail, it can cause the car to stop working or put the driver and passengers in danger. Lemon laws cover electrical system defects that are not caused by normal wear and tear.

Transmission / Powertrain Problems

A faulty transmission or powertrain component can cause a vehicle to stall or lose power while driving, which can be extremely dangerous on busy roads or highways. Lemon laws cover powertrain and transmission defects that are not caused by normal wear and tear.

Lemon Larry Can Help!

These are just a few examples of the safety defects that are covered by lemon laws. If you suspect that your car has a significant defect that impairs its safety, use or value, it’s important to act quickly. Take Lemon Larry’s quick online assessment to see if your vehicle qualifies as a lemon. If so, we can connect you with an experienced Lemon Law Attorney nearby who can help you navigate the process of seeking compensation or a replacement vehicle. You may be eligible for a replacement vehicle or a reimbursement, plus all your legal fees for FREE!

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