If you have purchased a defective automobile, legal recourse may be made under the appropriate state Lemon Law statutes. There is also legal recourse under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, a federal law, which protects the buyer of any product which costs more than $25 and comes with an express written warranty. This law applies to any product that you buy that does not perform as it should. The Magnuson-Moss law is a federal law gives consumers considerable rights in dealing with manufacturers of lemon cars. This law guarantees a car buyer that certain minimum requirements of warranties must be met, and provides for disclosure of warranties before purchase. For any product which has a written warranty if any part of the product, or the product itself is considered defective, the warrantor must permit the buyer the choice of either a refund or replacement of the product.