3 Ways To Keep Your Car From Turning Into A Lemon In San Diego

3 Ways To Keep Your Car From Turning Into A Lemon In San Diego

You recently purchased or leased a brand-new car in California and are concerned that it may be a lemon. The ideal scenario is that your car is not a lemon, but approximately 150,000 cars in the United States are each year. If your vehicle turns out to be a lemon, keep the following tips in mind: 

  • Make A List Of The Issues 

Before you visit the dealership, make a written list of every problem, no matter how minor, that your vehicle is currently experiencing to ensure you don’t forget anything. While you’re there, give the service writer detailed information about each to ensure that they accurately document each of your complaints. Keep an eye on the monitor as the customer service representative types your issues into the computer. 

  • Obtain A Work Invoice As Well As A Repair Order 

Get a repair order when you drop off your car and an invoice when you pick it up. You are legally entitled to this documentation. It should never be taken with you when you leave the dealership. Dealerships routinely notify customers that a part for their vehicle has been specially ordered and that they will “leave the ticket open” until the part arrives. 

  • Keep All Documents 

Customers occasionally overlook the paperwork created by auto dealers and maintenance facilities, despite the fact that it is critical in California Lemon Law cases. Most of us pay little to no attention to the service writer’s or advisor’s actual computer input. Because they are usually overburdened with paperwork when they leave a dealership, some customers choose to discard the paperwork they receive. 


What Are The Symptoms Of A Lemon Car? 

The vehicle should be inspected and driven. Before making a purchase, thoroughly inspect the vehicle. 

  • On request, obtain a copy of the title restriction. 
  • Has the vehicle been inspected before you purchased it? 
  • Consider looking for window decals. 
  • Purchase a vehicle with a few extra features. 

What Does “Lemon” Mean In Automobiles? 

What Constitutes a “Lemon”? A car is considered a lemon under most state laws if it has a significant warranty-covered flaw that appeared soon after you bought it or within a certain number of miles and has not been fixed despite a reasonable number of repair attempts. 

How Can You Tell If It’s A Lemon? 

Check for persistent problems or faults to determine if your car is a lemon. This problem must have an impact on the usefulness, safety, or use of the car within a specific time frame. A car is considered a lemon if the same problem has been addressed four or more times during the warranty period.

Do you suspect your vehicle is a lemon? Scott Law Group P.C., a California lemon law specialist, can provide a no-obligation consultation right away.


Call the experts of Scott Law Group P.C. at (619) 345-5599 to know more about lemon law in California.

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