Lemon Law NY Statutory Warranty Length:

Statutory Warranty Length:
Miles of Operation
Duration of Warranty
18,001-36,000 miles
90 days or 4,000 miles
36,001-79,999 miles
60 days or 3,000 miles
80,000-100,000 miles
30 days or 1,000 miles
Warranty Requirements:
Auto dealers are required by law to provide you a written warranty to covers the following parts:
lubricated parts, water pump, fuel pump, manifolds, engine block, cylinder head, rotary engine housings and flywheel.
the transmission case, internal parts, and the torque converter.
Drive Axle:
the front and rear axle housings and internal parts, axle shafts, propeller shafts and universal joints.
master cylinder, vacuum assist booster wheel cylinders, hydraulic lines and fittings and disc brake calipers.
the steering gear housing and all internal parts, power steering pump, valve body, piston and rack
Other Parts:
Radiator, Alternator, Generator, Starter, and Ignition System (excluding battery)
A Dealer's Duty to Repair: A reasonable chance for an auto dealer to repair a problem for a used car is considered to be:
  • three or more repair attempts and the problem continues to exist; OR
  • the car is out of service by reason of repair for a cumulative total of 15 days or more (although unavailability of parts may extend this time).
Exceptions When an Auto Dealer May Not Be Required to Provide a Refund:
  • the problem does not substantially impair the value of the car to the consumer; OR
  • the problem is a result of abuse, neglect or unauthorized alteration of the car.
What consumers should do if they become aware of a problem with the car:
  • immediately report any malfunction or defect of a covered part to the dealer and request the necessary repairs. If the consumer has notified the dealer of a problem within the warranty period, the dealer must make the repair even if the warranty has subsequently expired.
  • keep careful records of all complaints and copies of all work orders, repair bills and correspondence.