Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act


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Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1975, that gave the Federal Trade Commission the authority to enforce warranties on consumer goods. The Act does not require goods to carry warranties, but rather states that companies must honor the warranties that they issue.
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Suit seeks relief under Oregon Lemon Law and Federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, full refund of purchase price of $98,385 or three times the purchase price.
She is experienced defending clients in consumer class and regulatory actions alleging violations of various state and federal laws, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, as well as California's False Advertising Law, Unfair Competition Law, Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Consumers Legal Remedies Act, California's Invasion of Privacy Act and California Penal Code u 327, covering endless chain/pyramid schemes.
has assailed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about its lack of urgency in clarifying its interpretation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.
Manufacturers should be expressly advised that the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act prohibits any conduct that would lead a reasonable consumer to believe that his or her warranty coverage depends on the use of a particular brand of product or service.
Fact: The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act prevents manufacturers from voiding your warranty based on the use of aftermarket products.
Consumers are protected by the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, enforced by FTC, which prohibits a manufacturer from voiding the vehicle warranty because service was done by a non-dealer.
AAIA claims that Honda's statements - failure to use Honda replacement parts will cause consumers to lose warranty coverage on their vehicle - are a violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.
This is part of a federal statute enacted in 1975 called the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.
The lawsuit claims Trex's warranty documents violate the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.
The lawsuit names several counts against Trex in addition to the violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, including violations of state sales and consumer protection statutes.
In a Notice of Intended Action filed today, Granholm alleges that GM's "Vehicle Purchase Program" is unlawful because it deprives employees and their families of their rights under the Michigan Lemon Law and the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.
The federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act gives consumers the right to file a lawsuit in state or federal court for breach of warranty.