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Illinois Lemon Law

Illinois Lemon Law Chapter 815 Sec. 380 (815 ILCS 380/1)

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 1.

This Act shall be known and may be cited as the New Vehicle Buyer Protection Act. (Source: P.A. 85-1350.) (815 ILCS 380/2)

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 2.


For the purposes of this Act, the following words have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section.

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 3.

Failure of vehicle to conform; remedies; presumptions.

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 4.

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 5.

Persons electing to proceed and settle under this Act shall be barred from a separate cause of action under the Uniform Commercial Code. (Source: P.A. 85-1350.) (815 ILCS 380/6)

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 6.

Any action brought under this Act shall be commenced within eighteen months following the date of original delivery of the motor vehicle to the consumer. (Source: P.A. 83-768.) (815 ILCS 380/7)

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 7.

The seller who sells a new vehicle to a consumer, shall, upon delivery of that vehicle to the consumer, provide the consumer with a written statement clearly and conspicuously setting forth in full detail the consumer’s rights under subsection (a) of Section 3, and the presumptions created by subsection (b) of that Section. (Source: P.A. 85-1350.) (815 ILCS 380/8)

Illinois Lemon Law Sec. 8.

This Act shall apply to motor vehicles beginning with the model year following the effective date of this Act. (Source: P.A. 83-768.)