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Does the "lemon law" cover used vehicles that have "as is"

Does the "lemon law"...

Does the "lemon law" cover used vehicles that have "as is" on paperwork even though it is a "certified" used vehicle? Have only owned vehicle less than 2 months.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Wisconsin, 2005 Dodge Dakota

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No, hose blew inside radiator and fluid gor into transmission

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Cost to fix $3900

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago

Does the "lemon law" cover used vehicles that have "as is" on paperwork even though it is a "certified" used vehicle? Have only owned vehicle less than 2 months.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Wisconsin, 2005 Dodge Dakota

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No, hose blew inside radiator and fluid gor into transmission

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Cost to fix $3900

I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get.

Unfortunately, the so-called "Lemon Laws" do not cover used vehicles. They are only applicable to vehicles purchased new and under the manufacturer's warranty.

That does not mean you would not have a claim for fraud or breach of contract if you can prove such a claim, but not under the Magnuson Moss Act (Lemon Law).

I am sorry. I wish I could tell you otherwise, but I do not want you wasting your time and money pursuing an unwinnable claim.

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