Worried about ending up with a used car that's a lemon?

This lemon information from CARFAX helps you better understand how cars end up with a lemon history, or manufacturer buyback, and why you should do a lemon check.

Thousands of cars are bought back by auto manufacturers every year and are issued a lemon title. Used car buyers and sellers rely on CARFAX to help identify problems like lemon history. A CARFAX Vehicle History Report can include information about reported lemon titles, as well as other issues such as flood damage and open recalls.

If the used car you're buying is a lemon, CARFAX can help you find out. To purchase a CARFAX Vehicle History Report or get more information about buying a used car, go to