I have owned a 2012 Winnebego camper for about 7 weeks now and have water issues with this camper starting 1 week after buying it. The company has tried to fix the problem but now the manufacturer wants to take over and can not even look at the camper untill August 13. There is mildew growing and mold starting. They want to tear out walls and patch flooring around the visable problem. Do I have any legal right to request that a new camper be issued considering I baught a new camper and not a rebuilt one? Which is what I would be getting back.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Ohio
I have only tried talking with the camper dealer about this. This is the first legal type action.
Thank you for your question. Be sure to go ahead and bookmark www.nateanswers.com for future questions.You may have a claim under the Ohio Lemon Law. There are a couple possible scenarios where it would apply in your situation. If you can answer "yes" to either of the following, you are entitled to a complete replacement or a complete refund:1) Have three or more attempts been made to fix the problem?2) Has one unsuccessful attempt been made for a defect that could cause death or serious injury?Based on the mold issue, it is possible that #2 would apply (I am unsure of the number of repair attempts for purposes of #1). Information on how to proceed under the Lemon Law can be found in this brochure off the Attorney General's websitehttp://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/lemonlawPlease remember to only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you. Thank you, Nate
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