Does The Law Protect Me If I Bought A “Lemon”? Under the Florida Lemon Law (Motor Vehicle Warrant Enforcement Act), if a new or demonstration motor vehicle purchased or leased in Florida on or after January 1, 1989 has a defect or condition covered by the manufacturer’s warranty which substantially impairs the use, value or…Details
If the repairs cost over $100, the repair shop must give you a written estimate unless you request to be notified only if the repairs exceed a specified amount (§ 559.909, Fla. Stat.). The shop can charge 10 percent or $10 over the estimate, whichever is greater, but not more than an additional $50 without…Details
Yes, but the shop must tell you about this charge and get your acceptance of the charge prior to the diagnostic work (§ 559.905, Fla. Stat.).
It is unlawful for any motor vehicle repair shop to fail to return any customer’s motor vehicle because the customer refused to pay for unauthorized repairs or because the customer has refused to pay for repair charges in excess of the final estimate (§ 559.909, Fla. Stat.). However, if the repair shop claims the work…Details