What is the Lemon Law
The lemon law provides protection to people who buy cars. In the event that the vehicle he or she has purchased fails to meet standards of quality and performance, the manufacturer is required to fix the defects which are stipulated in the warranty within a certain period of time or a certain mileage whichever comes first.
Lemon Law in Rhode Island
The Rhode Island Lemon Law applies to new cars, vans, motorcycles or trucks less than 10,000 lbs that were purchased, leased and registered in Rhode Island that have a defect or condition that has not yet been fixed after 4 attempts by the manufacturer. It may also apply if the vehicle has been in the shop for more than 30 days during the first year.
The Lemon Law
The lemon law is designed to help customers who are experiencing repeated problems with their vehicles. The parameters by which this works varies from state to state but the end result is still the same since this entitles the customer to a full refund or a replacement vehicle.