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Lemon Law Unit - New Car

In order to qualify for relief under the Lemon Law, the vehicle must be less than two years old and have fewer than 24,000 miles. The defect must substantially impair the use, value or safety of the vehicle or be a serious safety defect which is likely to cause death or serious bodily injury if the vehicle is driven. As of January 19, 2010 the law also covers authorized emergency vehicles. You must first meet certain conditions and requirements before filing a Lemon Law application. Details are contained in the New Jersey Lemon Law Guidebook or the 2-page Consumer Brief. The Lemon Law Unit can be reached by calling 973-504-6226 or by writing to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Lemon Law Unit, P.O. Box 45026, Newark, NJ 07101. You may also submit a question by email at lemonlaw@dca.lps.state.nj.us.

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