New Jersey’s Lemon Law protects consumers who purchase vehicles that develop repeat defects or lengthy unusable periods during the first two years or 18,000 miles. The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs considers complaints and answers questions on this topic. Detailed information regarding the Lemon Law is available on that site, as well as complaint forms.
Before the MVC can mark “Lemon” on a vehicle title, approval must first be granted by the New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety, Lemon Law Unit, 124 Halsey Street, PO Box 45026, Newark, NJ, 07101.
Once approval is granted, visit one of the following motor vehicle agencies that are authorized to issue “Lemon” titles: Eatontown; Flemington; Manahawkin; North Bergen; Runnemede; Salem; Somerville; and Washington.
Bring the following: