LEMON LAW COVERS
OR DAYS OUT OF SERVICE
|"Motor vehicle" means:
(a) A motor vehicle, as defined in RSA 259:60, of the private passenger or station wagon type with a gross weight not exceeding 9,000 pounds that is purchased or leased by a consumer; or
(b) Any other 4-wheel motor vehicle with a gross weight not exceeding 9,000 pounds, except tractors, and mopeds; or
(c) Motorcycles; or
(d) Any off highway recreational vehicle as defined in RSA 215-A:1, VI.
(e) Any snowmobile as defined in RSA 215-C:1. [effective July 1, 2006.]
||3 repair attempts or more than 30
calendar days out of service.
||Any proceeding initiated under the provisions of this chapter shall be commenced within one year following the later of:
(a) The expiration of the express warranty term; or
(b) The manufacturer's final repair attempt of the nonconformity
New Hampsire Lemon Law Statute
New Hampshire Lemon Law FAQ
Q. ARE USED VEHICLES COVERED UNDER THE LEMON LAW?
A. Yes, if the defect and the 3 repair attempts and/or 30 business days out of service occurred within the manufacturer's express warranty period.
Q. WHAT DOES "OUT OF SERVICE"MEAN?
A. "Out of Service" means the vehicle is at the dealership for repair and unavailable for your use for a major part of the business day. "Business day" means any day that the Service Department of the dealership is open for business.
Q. MY VEHICLE HAS MORE THAN ONE DEFECT AND HAS HAD 3 REPAIR ATTEMPTS ON EACH DEFECT, BUT IT HAS NOT BEEN OUT OF SERVICE FOR 30 BUSINESS DAYS. HOW CAN I FILE?
A. Each defect that has been subject to 3 repair attempts and which still exists, may be filed on the same Demand for Arbitration form. (CPMVA-2)adobe acrobat reader symbol
Q. MUST THE DEALER GIVE ME A REPAIR ORDER IF THE REPAIR IS COVERED UNDER THE MANUFACTURER´S WARRANTY?
A. Yes. You are entitled to receive a written repair order each time you bring your vehicle in for examination or repair. (RSA 357-D:3,IV) It should contain a written summary of the complaint and a fully itemized statement indicating all work performed on the vehicle including, but not limited to, examination of the vehicle, parts, and labor. Repair orders should be kept together in a safe place.