District of Columbia

Lemon Law Text

CAS Letter to Attorney General on Lemon Law Rank & Effectiveness

Qualification: 4 unsuccessful repairs or 30 calendar days
out of service or 1 unsuccessful repair of safety-related defect, within
shorter of 2 years or 18,000 miles. Notification/Trigger: Report of
each defect occurrence to manufacturer, agent or dealer. State-run arbitration
mechanism available. Note: Enforcement was suspended until October 1,
2000. Law specifically applies to leased vehicles.