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Uniform Mobile Homes Warranty Act (Excerpt) Act 288 Of 1974

Published: 2015

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Act 288 of 1974

125.994 Warranty; contents.

Sec. 4.

A new mobile home sold by a dealer situated in this state shall be covered by a written warranty from the manufacturer or dealer and shall contain as a minimum, the following terms:

(a) The manufacturer warrants that the mobile home complies with Michigan law, both statute and rule, as to construction and fire protection and detection, in effect at the date of manufacture.

(b) The manufacturer warrants that the mobile home was manufactured free from substantial defects in materials or workmanship and was delivered to the dealer in such condition. A dealer shall warrant that the mobile home when sold to the buyer is free from substantial defects in materials or workmanship. The manufacturer and dealer shall not be liable for a defect in the mobile home which defect is the result of improper setup, move, materials furnished, or work done by a person other than manufacturer or dealer, after the sale, unless the work was performed by persons under contract with or an agent of the manufacturer or dealer.

(c) The manufacturer and dealer warrant that they, or 1 of them, shall take appropriate corrective action at the site of the mobile home in instances of breach of the warranty set forth in subdivision (a) or of a substantial defect in materials or workmanship for which either of them is responsible as provided in subdivision (a) or (b), which defect becomes evident within 1 year from the date of the delivery of the mobile home to the purchaser, if the purchaser gives written notice of the defect to the manufacturer or dealer at their last known business address not later than 1 year and 10 days after date of delivery to the first retail buyer.

History: 1974, Act 288, Imd. Eff. Oct. 14, 1974

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