Mitsubishi Outlander Transmission Problems

Consumer Reports ranks the Mitsubishi brand as the worst automaker of 2016, but that doesn’t mean that every vehicle that rolls off the assembly line is going to qualify as a lemon under California law. The automaker’s vehicles — particularly the Mitsubishi Outlander — have been known to have problems. Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson says some of the biggest … Read More

Polaris Industries Recalls 24,000 Indian Motorcycles Due to Fire Risk

Polaris Industries announced a recall of 24,000 Indian motorcycles due to a potential fire risk. The motorcycles affected by the recall are the Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Roadmaster and Springfield models. Specifically, these are bikes that were manufactured between April 2013 and July 2016. The problem stems from a fuel rail that may come … Read More

Dodge Journey a Rough Ride Lemon Law Lawyer Says

They say it’s not the destination, it’s the journey that matters. But for some Dodge Journey owners, it’s been a rough ride since they left the dealership and sometimes destinations are unreachable when their SUV breaks down. Some of the problems faced by Dodge Journey owners have complained about include poor handling, risk of rollover, crappy tires that fall apart … Read More

838,000 Toyota Sienna Minivans Recalled for Defective Sliding Doors

Roughly 838,000 Toyota Sienna minivans are being recalled because their sliding doors may accidentally open while the vehicle is in motion, the Japanese automaker stated. The global recall includes about 744,000 minivans equipped with the faulty sliding doors here in the United States. Specifically, the safety recall involves models made between 2011 and 2016, however, the company has not yet … Read More

A Rough Ride for Owners of Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra SUVs and Pickup Trucks

The owners of certain 2014 and 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks say since they purchased their vehicles it’s been a rough ride as their vehicles experience an unexplained shaking or vibrations. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website lists numerous complaints about the vibration problem and owners say dealerships have been unable to find a remedy to … Read More

Will the 2016 Dodge Dart Disappoint Owners? Lemon Law Lawyer Gives Pros and Cons

The 2016 Dodge Dart has offered some updates over previous versions of this compact vehicle, but it still lacks reliability, rear seats are small and overall it is unimpressive, according to Consumer Reports. Some of the features, the automotive research magazine stated, are better than previous versions of this vehicle such as its taut handling. Also, the Connect infotainment system … Read More

2016 Jeep Wrangler Gear Shift Problems and Complaints — Lemon Lawyer Reports

When you drive off in your new 2016 Jeep Wrangler you don’t expect to get stranded because the gear shift lever breaks, but it appears this is pretty common among owners who have been complaining on the National Highway Transportation Safety Association website. Owners of these Jeep Wranglers say their gear shifts are rough or have failed to operate. As … Read More

2016 Ram Pickup Trucks Reliability, Problems and Recalls

The Consumer Report’s 2016 Annual Auto Survey reveals that 2016 Ram 2500 pickup trucks can be problematic . Some of the owners surveyed reported their vehicles suffered with steering vibrations, power equipment issues, as well as problems with emissions control and four-wheel drive components. The vehicle, manufactured by Chrysler, has a powerful 383-hp, 5.7 liter V8 engine as standard equipment … Read More

9 Auto Dealerships Charged by FTC for Deceptive, Unfair Sales and Financing Practices

Buying a car from an auto dealership is stressful, but some consumers who were ripped off fought back recently and took matters to the Federal Trade Commission. The Federal Trade Commission charged nine Los Angeles auto dealerships for duping consumers using sleazeball tactics when they purchased a car. The FTC cited the auto dealerships for a range of violations such … Read More

Fiat Ranked Top of Worst Automakers in 2016, Consumer Reports Says

It’s not always ideal to get first place. Just ask Fiat Chrysler. The Fiat brand ranked first on the Consumer Reports list of worst auto manufacturers in 2016 with low reliability ratings and not a single model recommended. The score Fiat received was 31 out of 100 points. The least reliable model in the lineup is the Fiat 500L. Complaints … Read More

Dodge Charger Looks Great, but Owners Complain Problems are Under the Hood

Looks aren’t everything, it’s what’s under the hood that really counts. Some Dodge Charger owners found out the hard way after they purchased their vehicle, drove it home and then back to the dealership multiple times to get it fixed. Sometimes the problem isn’t fixable. One customer returned to the dealership after hearing a ticking sound in the engine, but … Read More

Jeep Grand Cherokee Monostable electronic Gear Shift Problems

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the parent company of the Jeep brand, is investigating whether a recalled gear shift contributed to the death of 27-year-old Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. The young actor was found trapped between his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a brick wall after the car rolled down his driveway and struck him about 1 a.m. in the morning. … Read More