Q: Does the Lemon law protect used vehicles purchased under Warranty?
7/15/ 21Purchased 2018 Yukon denali XL from a GM dealership for $67,573 & 34,921 miles
6/08 Vehicle started shaking while idle. I received a low oil alert on my phone. Checked oil & it was 75% full.
6/13 Took vehicle to mechanic to have the idle issue looked into. While working on the vehicle Mechanic found bulletin from GM regarding a valve train issue causing incomplete combustion & spark plug failing. Recommended I take it to a GM dealer since under warranty.
6/16 vehicle was ready for pick up total cost of this visit to the mechanic was $906.73.
7/19 GMC dealership found an additional GM bulletin regarding a chaffed wire harness.
08/01 vehicle was ready for pick up
08/09 The check engine came on & vehicle started jolting on a large bridge w/o shoulder to pull over. Children were with me. It shut down, waited in 95° heat for tow
8/10 picked up vehicle from dealer. It broke down in driveway
8/11towed back to dealer in AM
8/15 picked up vehicle
8/19 Towed back to dea
A: The Lemon Law only applies to new vehicles. However, you may have claims against the dealer or manufacturer because of the warranty issues. The Magnuson-Moss Act may apply. If you also purchased a service contract, additional claims may apply. You need to take all of the purchase and warranty paperwork to an experienced attorney for an evaluation of all of the facts and circumstances surrounding the repairs, the issues, and what was said about the vehicle's condition when you purchased it.
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