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Lemon Law Buyback

Manufacturers and Dealers

Effective September 21, 2009, Oregon's consumer warranty law requires manufacturers to notify DMV that a vehicle must be branded "Lemon Law Buyback" when they have repurchased and titled the vehicle in their name.  Manufacturers and dealers acting as the manufacturer's agent must signify "Lemon Law Buyback" in the "Remarks" section of the application for title.
 
Manufacturers and subsequent sellers must also notify the buyer of the status of the vehicle with the following statement accompanying the transaction: 
  
A statement signifying the buyer, lessee or transferee has received and understands the notice must include a space for their signature. 
 
Note: DMV does not require a copy of the statement.  

Buyers and Sellers
Oregon's consumer warranty law requires the seller of a vehicle with a Lemon Law Buyback notation in the Title Brands box to notify the buyer of a defect in the vehicle.  This notification must be a statement which reads:  
 
A statement signifying the buyer, lessee or transferee has received and understands the notice must include a space for their signature.  For example: 
   
DMV does not provide a form for supplying the signed statement to the buyer. 
 
Note: DMV does not require the signed statement to be submitted with the application for title.  

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