Tennessee Lemon Law
We have a number of emails regarding Tennessee Lemon Law and specifically what rights you have when it comes to buying a problem vehicle.
We have researched this subject over the past few months and have compiled the following information:
What is Tennessee Lemon Law?
Many new and used cars unfortunately have persistent mechanical problems
due to unforeseen issues that occur during the manufacturing process.
In many cases the manufacturer will repurchase the vehicle
from the consumer, which is why it is often referred to as a manufacturer buyback.
Tennessee Lemon Law protects vehicle purchasers
who find themselves stuck with one of these problem cars. Although the statutes differ from state to state, the core principles of the law remain the same across the country.
Some important tips to follow:
1. If you think you might have recently purchased a vehicle with serious problems, do not delay in contacting a lawyer
to see what your rights may be.
2. Keep clear records of all issues concerning the car, especially maintenance records
(where was it serviced, on what date, what exactly was done, etc.)
3. Find out if there are any current recalls and/or TSBs
(technical service bulletins) for your vehicle There might be a manufacturer issued fix to your problem.
Tennesee Lemon Law is definitely on your side, so please do not be afraid to pursue your case. Also, keep in mind that the quicker you act, the more likely you are to receive retribution or even a replacement vehicle.
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