This year, the people of South Carolina have a chance to guarantee the right to repair their agricultural equipment, instead of unfairly relying on dealers.
Right now, lawmakers are considering H3500, an agricultural Right to Repair act. It would require manufacturers to provide farmers and independent technicians with fair access to service information and replacement parts. So you can fix your equipment quickly—and get back on with your life.
But manufacturers like John Deere don’t like that idea. When your tractor breaks or sends an error code, they want to be the only people who can fix it. And they get to set whatever prices they want.
It’s time to fight for your right to repair and defend farmers. Tell your legislator you support H3577 as agricultural Right-to-Repair. Tell them that you believe farm repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. Stand up for the right to repair in South Carolina.
** This form does not work for addresses outside of South Carolina — and may not work for some rural addresses. If you cannot use this form, do not be deterred. Look up your local South Carolina representative the old-fashioned way, tell them you support Fair Repair, and tell them why. **
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Right to Repair is simple. It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information and affordable replacement parts. So you can fix the stuff you own quickly—and get back on with your life.
Well, manufacturers like John Deere and Apple don’t like the idea. When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. And they get to set whatever prices they want for parts and service.
Nope! We already have right to repair for cars—that’s why you can take your Ford into a local mechanic. They have all the same software diagnostics and service manuals that the dealerships have. This is the result of decades of auto Right to Repair legislation—laws that have been a resounding success.
It’s time to fight for your right to repair and defend local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out. Write or call your legislator. Tell them you support the Fair Repair Act. Tell them that you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. Stand up for your right to repair in South Carolina!