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If you have ever owned a lemon, you know how frustrating it is to get the problem fixed or the car replaced. If you haven't, consider yourself lucky. Here are tips on how to avoid buying a lemon in the first place and your rights if you do!

Heartfelt Good Wishes and a Laugh Along the Way
The holidays can get a little stressful at times. So here are a few holiday quips we hope will make you smile:

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph. — Shirley Temple

You know you're getting older, when Santa starts looking younger. — Robert Paul

A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one Year and out the other. — Author Unknown

Of course our thoughts turn toward those who have made our success possible – you! It is in this spirit that we say thank you and best wishes for the Holidays!

Lemon Cars

If you buy a pair of jeans at the GAP that don’t fit, you simply take them back for a refund or swap them for a better-fitting pair. But what happens if you buy a new car that doesn’t “fit?” It’s in the shop almost from day one with problems the dealer can’t seem to repair. Uh-oh, you might just have a lemon. And unfortunately, taking it back for a refund or a new car is much more complicated than replacing those straight-leg jeans. You should know your rights so you don’t get squeezed by a lemon. More >>>

BY THE NUMBERS /

1%
Lemons

Approximately 1 percent of all new cars sold each year are lemons. But estimates vary greatly and may be low, as manufacturers are not required to report lemons.

10
Worst

Consumer Reports collects data on more than a million cars to publish its list of the 10 least reliable cars at 125 percent below that of the average vehicle – or worse.

1 to 2
Years

Laws vary by state, but people who think they own a lemon must file a claim within one to two years of delivery or before reaching a set number of miles. Check your state here.

BOOKMARK FAVORITES /

Lemon LawSeven Steps to Using the Lemon Law

Howcast provides an overview of lemon laws and discusses how you can protect yourself if you think you may have purchased a lemon. View video.

Legal AdvisorYou May Have More Rights Than You Think

Comcast Newsmakers interviews an expert about consumer rights in lemon law cases, including key definitions, options and myths. View video.

Lemon Story2015 Most Reliable Car Brand Report Card

Consumer Reports takes a peek at the most reliable cars for 2015, noting particular improvement among American-made brands. View video.

Take the Lemon Law Quiz and Win an
iPod Shuffle!

Test your smarts on lemon law with this short quiz and enter our drawing for an iPod Shuffle.

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