The following is a sample letter to a manufacturer. It is VERY IMPORTANT to send this letter by Certified Mail - Return Receipt Requested.

Your name
Your address
Your telephone number

The date

The name of the manufacturer
The manufacturer’s address

To Whom it May Concern:

I believe that my (passenger vehicle/recreational vehicle/motorcycle) is a "lemon" under the (name of state) Lemon Law (statutue number). I am hereby making a written demand for relief under the Lemon Law.

I purchased/leased a (make, model, year of vehicle and vehicle identification number) on (date) from (name of dealership) in (city, state). Since I bought the vehicle, I have had to return it to the dealership a total of (number of times the vehicle was returned to an authorized dealer for repairs) times.

My vehicle has been out of service for repairs for a total of (total number of calendar days the vehicle has been out of service being repaired) calendar days. The current mileage on my vehicle is (current odometer reading).

My vehicle has been in (name of authorized dealership) on the following dates for repair of the following defects:(date in & date out)(list the vehicle’s problems):

My vehicle is currently experiencing the following defects: (List current defects.) Since these defects substantially impair the use, value or safety of my vehicle, I am hereby allowing you one final opportunity to repair my vehicle. If these repairs are not completed within 10 calendar days of receipt of this letter, I am entitled to a refund calculated in accordance with the Lemon Law.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. You can reach me during the day at __________ and in the evening at ______________________.


Your name