NY Lemon Law

Tired of driving a lemon?

Are Defects and Bugs ruining your ownership?

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We Represent Clients Anywhere in NEW York City and New York State.  

Call  (732) 624-6283 now for FREE case evaluation. 

​​If you buy, lease or register a new vehicle in New York and experience and report your vehicle defect that impairs use or value of the vehicle within the first 24 months  or 18,000 miles, you may be entitled to return for a refund or exchange your vehicle at no cost to you​.

The New York lemon law covers any consumer who buys/ leases, or registers a NEW (and, sometimes, used) motor vehicle in the state. If your car or truck is found to be a lemon, you can recover:

  • Price of the vehicle paid, unless you agree to a replacement or other valuable consideration
  • Sales tax, license and registration fees, finance charges, and any additional costs such as these
  • Accessories added by the manufacturer or its authorized dealer within 30 days after delivery date
  • Value of your trade-in 
  • Attorney fees and case costs
  • Minus mileage fee and excessive wear and tear. 

We will be compensated by the car manufacturer only if we win your case.

NO upfront or out-of-pocket expenses for you.
We Service all Boroughs of NYC and Entire NY State. 

Your car may be declared a lemon if: 

  • You purchased or leased a NEW Vehicle.
  • Not for commercial use.
  • Your vehicle has a valid manufacturer’s warranty
  • It has a defect
  • The defect is covered by the manufacturer’s express warranty
  • The defect substantially impairs the use, market value, or safety of the car
  • Manufacturer may raise and has to prove a defense of abuse, neglect and unauthorized alterations
  • Your reported the first instance of the defect within the first two years or 18,000 miles from the in-service date/mileage.
  • You gave the manufacturer or its authorized dealer a reasonable opportunity (more than FOUR opportunities to repair the same issue will raise a presumption)  OR
  • Your vehicle was out-of-service for 30 or more days withing the applicable period

Typical defects:

  • Repeated Stalling
  • Check Engine Light
  • Excessive oil consumption/burning
  • Overheating
  • Airbag Problems
  • Head Gasket Problems and Head Warping.
  • Repeated failure Engine ECM/ECU
  • Trans. Shifting issues, Jerking and Excessive Vibration


​We don’t get paid, unless you Recover. Ever. 

​Call (732) 624-6283 for a free case evaluation.

Other states might provide a more extensive consumer protection and lemon law. If you purchased your vehicle in another state, let me evaluate your case.

We don’t necessarily have to apply the laws of the state. I will determine if it is possible, and to your benefit, to rely on the law of another state in your lemon law case…free case evaluation!


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