BOSTON (AP) — State officials have launched an online service that’s meant to help consumers get protection under the lemon law.

Massachusetts residents who recently bought or leased a new or used vehicle that’s defective may qualify for a replacement vehicle or a refund.

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The new website can be accessed at

The state Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation now has a series of questions on its website that walks consumers through the lemon law so they can find out whether they qualify for relief.

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State officials say the survey tool directs customers who qualify to the paperwork they’ll need to try to recoup the costs of an unsatisfactory vehicle purchase.

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