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Motorcycle Lemon Law Attorneys in California

When you purchase a vehicle in California, you enjoy the benfits by some of the strongest consumer protections in the entire country. In addition to the federal lemon law established by the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, California vehicle buyers are covered by the Tanner Consumer Protection Act.

These laws apply to a wide variety of vehicles. It’s not just cars and trucks that can be lemons – motorcycles are also subject to the same legal protections. Learn more about what you must do to sustain a valid lemon law claim and what right you have as the owner or lessee of a lemon motorcycle.

IS YOUR MOTORCYCLE A LEMON?

To prove that your motorcycle is a lemon, you must meet certain legal requirements. First, you must prove that you are the owner or lessee of a motorcycle covered by a manufacturer’s warranty. Second, you must establish that:

 

Finally, you must prove that the defect occurred within eighteen months of delivery and 18 thousand miles on the odometer. (This is a “whichever occurs first” test, so your lemon law protection ends when either deadline passes.)

Consumers also have a legal obligation to notify the manufacturer of the defect, so be sure to consult with a lemon lawyer as soon as you suspect that your motorcycle might be a lemon.

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WITH A CALIFORNIA LEMON LAW ATTORNEY

The best lemon lawyers in California are right here at Lemon Law. Our experienced Lemon Law team serves clients in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Riverside, San Jose, San Diego, Sacramento, Sherman Oaks, and all across California. We have years of experience, and we fight hard for consumer protection right for the safety of all Californians. Call (800) 917-7147 to schedule your free consultation.

YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE LEMON LAW

Consumers have specific rights under the California Lemon Law. Once you have proven that your motorcycle is a lemon, you may choose to either:

  • allow the manufacturer to repair it, or
  • require the manufacturer to replace the motorcycle with one that is as good or better than the original one, or
  • return the motorcycle for a full refund of any down payments and installment payments you have made.

 

You may choose what you want to do with the vehicle. The manufacturer cannot force you to choose one of these options over the other. You are also entitled to compensation for other costs you paid related to the lemon. These costs could include taxes, registration fees, tow truck bills, and any other documented expenses that were the direct result of your motorcycle being a lemon.