South Carolina Lemon Laws

Authored By: SC Department of Consumer Affairs

The law defines a lemon as a new motor vehicle (passenger car, van, motorcycle, or small truck) that has a defect that impairs its use or will lower its market value substantially; and which the manufacturer cannot repair within a reasonable time. South Carolina has a lemon law which became effective October 3, 1989 called the Enforcement of Motor Vehicles Express Warranty Act. This page will answer frequently asked questions about SC's lemon law.

Last Review and Update: Oct 17, 2023
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