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In 1994 the National Association of Attorneys General conducted a nationwide survey that placed problems with automobiles as the number one consumer complaintSomewhere between 2 - 30 of all new domestic and foreign vehicles sold each year have substantial performance or safety problems that cannot be readily repaired State lemon laws provide consumers with courses of action they can take when they have purchased a defective automobile motor home or motorcycle If a vehicle fails to comply with its warranty or the use value or safety is substantially impaired then the states lemon law has set forth steps the consumer can take to be compensated for the problemsLemon laws allow the manufacturers and dealers a reasonable amount of time to correct any problems that arise but if they fail to fix the defects then they must either refund the purchase price of the vehicle or supply the consumer with a comparable replacement vehiclePrecisely how Ohio has adopted the lemon law is the focus of this paperIn 1987 legislators passed Ohios Lemon Law At that time it was one of the most comprehensive in the nation The law requires that automakers repair defects to a new motor vehicle that affects its use value or safety These problems must be brought to the attention of the automakers within the first twelve months or 18000 miles whichever happens firstThe automaker after the defects have been brought to their attention must be given a reasonable amount of time to repair the problem If the defect is not corrected then the consumer may be eligible for a replacement or a refund Failure to comply with Ohios Lemon Law is a violation of Ohios Consumer Sales Practices Act The Ohio Lemon Law does not cover all vehicles Currently under the law only new vehicles are covered One type of new vehicle that is covered is a passenger car A passenger car is defined as a vehicle that is designed to carry
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