Maine Revised Statutes

§1174-D. Compensation for new vehicles with safety defect

1. Compensation required.   A manufacturer must compensate a motor vehicle dealer pursuant to 49 United States Code, Section 30116 (2016). A manufacturer is not required by this subsection to pay more than the total value of the affected new motor vehicle to a dealer.
[ 2017, c. 217, §7 (NEW) .]
2. Civil action; statute of limitations.   If a manufacturer refuses to comply with subsection 1, the motor vehicle dealer may file a complaint with the board pursuant to section 1188 or bring a civil action to recover damages, court costs and reasonable attorney's fees. Notwithstanding section 1183, the action must be commenced within 3 years after the cause of action accrues.
[ 2017, c. 217, §7 (NEW) .]
2017, c. 217, §7 (NEW).