Nevada Lemon Law
NRS 597.600 to 597.690, Repairs To Conform To Express
Nevada Lemon Law 597.600 Definitions.
As used in NRS 597.600 to 597.680, inclusive, unless the context
(a)A person who purchases or contracts to purchase, other than
for purposes of resale, a motor vehicle normally used for personal,
family or household purposes.
(b)Any person to whom the motor vehicle is transferred during
the time a manufacturer's express warranty applicable to the motor
vehicle is in effect.
(c)Any other person entitled by the terms of the warranty to
enforce its obligations.
2.Except as otherwise provided in this subsection "motor
vehicle" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 482.075. The term
does not include motor homes or off-road vehicles except for the
purposes of NRS 597.680.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.610 Report of defect in motor vehicle;
duty of manufacturer.
If a new motor vehicle does not conform to all of the
manufacturer's applicable express warranties and the buyer reports
the nonconformity in writing to the manufacturer:
1.Before the expiration of the manufacturer's express
2.No later than 1 year after the date the motor vehicle is
delivered to the original buyer, whichever occurs earlier, the
manufacturer, its agent or its authorized dealer shall make such
repairs as are necessary to conform the vehicle to the express
warranties without regard to whether the repairs will be made after
the expiration of the express warranty or the time described in
Nevada Lemon Law 597.620 Submission of claim.
To manufacturer for replacement or refund according to
If the manufacturer has established or designated a procedure
for settling disputes informally which substantially complies with
the provisions of Title 16 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part
703, a buyer must first submit his claim for replacement of the
motor vehicle or for refund of the purchase price under that
procedure before bringing any action under NRS 597.630.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.630 Duties of manufacturer
If motor vehicle cannot be conformed to express warranties.
1.If, after a reasonable number of attempts, the manufacturer,
or its agent or authorized dealer is unable to conform the motor
vehicle to any applicable express warranty by repair or correction
and the defect or condition causing the nonconformity substantially
impairs the use and value of the motor vehicle to the buyer and is
not the result of abuse, neglect or unauthorized modifications or
alterations of the motor vehicle, the manufacturer shall:
(a)Replace the motor vehicle with a comparable motor vehicle of
the same model and having the same features as the replaced
vehicle, or if such a vehicle cannot be delivered to the buyer
within a reasonable time, then a comparable motor vehicle
substantially similar to the replaced vehicle; or
(b)Accept return of the motor vehicle from the buyer and refund
to him the full purchase price including all sales taxes, license
fees, registration fees and other similar governmental charges,
less a reasonable allowance for his use of the vehicle. A
reasonable allowance for use is that amount directly attributable
to use by the buyer before his first report of the nonconformity to
the manufacturer, agent or dealer and during any subsequent period
when the vehicle is not out of service for repairs. Refunds must be
made to the buyer, and lien holder if any, as their interests may
2.It is presumed that a reasonable number of attempts have been
undertaken to conform a motor vehicle to the applicable express
(a)The same nonconformity has been subject to repair four or
more times by the manufacturer, or its agent or authorized dealer
within the time the express warranty is in effect or within 1 year
following the date the motor vehicle is delivered to the original
buyer, whichever occurs earlier, but the nonconformity continues to
(b)The motor vehicle is out of service for repairs for a
cumulative total of 30 or more calendar days within the time the
express warranty is in effect or within 1 year following the date
the motor vehicle is delivered to the original buyer, whichever
occurs earlier, except that if the necessary repairs cannot be made
for reasons which are beyond the control of the manufacturer or its
agent or authorized dealer, the number of days required to give
rise to the presumption must be appropriately extended.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.640 Tolling of period for express
For the purposes of NRS 597.600 to 597.670, inclusive, the
running of the time an express warranty is in effect or of any
other period of time described in those sections is tolled for the
time during which services to repair the motor vehicle are not
reasonably available to the buyer because of a war, invasion or
strike, or because of a fire, flood or other natural disaster.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.650 Commencement of action by buyer.
Any action brought pursuant to NRS 597.600 to 597.630,
inclusive, must be commenced within 18 months after the date of the
original delivery of the motor vehicle to the buyer.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.660 Waiver of rights by buyer
Any provision in any agreement between the manufacturer or its
agent or authorized dealer and the buyer which provides that the
buyer agrees to waive or forego any rights or remedies afforded by
NRS 597.600 to 597.630, inclusive, is void.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.670 Effect of other rights and remedies of
The provisions of NRS 597.600 to 597.630, inclusive, do not
limit any other right or remedy which the buyer may have by law or
Nevada Lemon Law 597.675 Notification of manufacturer regarding
change in residential address.
Any person entitled by the terms of a manufacturer's express
warranty to enforce its obligations is responsible for notifying
the manufacturer of any change in his residential address.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.680 Reimbursement by manufacturer for cost
of repairs to conform vehicle to express warranties.
The manufacturer shall reimburse its agent or authorized dealer
for the cost of repairs made to a motor vehicle to conform it to
the manufacturer's express warranties. The reimbursement must be
paid at the rate usually billed by the agent or dealer to the
general public for similar repairs.
Nevada Lemon Law 597.690 Manufacturer required to remedy
defects in vehicle related to safety without charge.
1.Every manufacturer of a vehicle who furnishes notification to
the registered owner of the vehicle of any defect in the vehicle
related to vehicle safety shall, notwithstanding the limitations of
any warranty relating to such vehicle, correct such defect at the
manufacturer's expense and without charge to the registered owner
of the vehicle if the vehicle is returned to any vehicle dealer
franchised by the manufacturer to market the vehicle, or, at the
election of the manufacturer, reimburse the registered owner for
the actual cost of making such correction.
2. This section does not require a vehicle dealer to make the
required correction if the manufacturer has failed to make
available to the dealer the parts needed to make the