Toyota, Takata Recall Additional 650,000 Cars with Defective Airbags

Drivers and front-seat passengers of an estimated 2.3 million Toyota vehicles are said to be at risk of being injured by defective airbags that could blast out during a crash and propel shrapnel at occupants. Japan-based airbag manufacturer Takata Corp., together with Toyota Motor Corp., issued a recall today asking these car owners to bring back their vehicles to fix … Read More

2014 Ram ProMaster Cargo Vans Recalled, Lemon Lawyer Reports

Owners of 2014 Ram ProMaster cargo vans may find themselves at a higher risk of crash due to defects announced today that could potentially disable the vehicle’s air bags, affect its ability to run or turn off signals and lights — increasing the event of a crash, according to a recall filed with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Indeed, … Read More

Certain Dodge Ram Pickups May Qualify as Lemons Under CA Law

California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson says owners of certain 2007 through 2011 Dodge Ram pickup trucks may have a valid claim under Lemon Laws for their defective vehicles. Indeed, owners of the pickup trucks featuring the 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engine, have been experiencing problems such as the check engine lights remaining on, lack of power, poor performance, brake failure, … Read More

2010 Volkswagen Routan Owners Could Have Lemon Law Claim

The owners of some 2010 Volkswagen Routan cars may have a claim under California Lemon Laws if their vehicle experiences repeated problematic repairs such as premature brake wear or other defects such as the engine shutting off suddenly while driving. Volkswagen of America, Inc. issued a safety recall on some 12,612 of these models back in March 2011 when drivers … Read More

2013 Dodge Dart Owners Have Lemon Law Buyback

Owners of certain 2013 Dodge Dart sedans have been experiencing a variety of problems ranging from defective transmissions and engine issues to faulty fuel gauges and brake failure. Some models of the Chrysler Group LLC vehicle have also been subject to recalls for the car’s power train (June 4, 2013), its parking brake (April 2013) and its side and window … Read More

California Lemon Law Lawyer: GM Recall Too Late for Some Drivers

California Lemon Law Lawyer Says Defective Cars are Lemons Driver Brooke Melton, 29, of Georgia never got the chance to benefit from the recent General Motors recall for her defective 2005 Colbalt. Indeed, just days before the young woman died in a crash due to the defective car, she had taken her Cobalt to be repaired after it shut off … Read More

Chevrolet Malibu Car Most Recalled by GM

Sales of the newly-designed Chevrolet Malibu in 2013 were poor and the 2014 model featuring changes to the interior and exterior has yet to improve sales so far this year, but now a recent article in the Wall Street Journal could further hurt the models’ reputation and sales. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Chevrolet Malibu sedan model is … Read More

GM Announces Latest Recall for 2.6 million vehicles

DETROIT — A new recall announcement today by General Motors Co. affects some 2.42 million vehicles mostly in the United States with defects including everything from defective seat belts and air bags to transmissions and fire-related problems. GM says there have been no reported fatalities linked to the four defects announced below at this time. Seatbelt recall – The issue … Read More

GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall of Cars with Faulty Ignitions

Auto Manufacturer Knew of 13 Deaths, 31 Front-end Crashes Linked to the Switches DETROIT, Michigan (April 11, 2014) –  General Motors Corp. is under fire for allegedly delaying the recall of faulty ignition switches installed in 2.6 million cars that are linked to the deaths of at least 13 people and 31 front-end crashes, according to documents released today by … Read More

Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Vehicles for Safety Defects

Toyota Motor Corp., the world’s largest automaker, announced one of the biggest recalls in automotive history on Wednesday, calling into question the safety of the brand as it affects some 6.4 million vehicles with faulty steering, air bags and other safety hazards, according to news reports. Although there are no actual injuries or deaths resulting from the defective parts, the … Read More

Chrysler Recalls 870,000 SUVs with Faulty Brakes

California Lemon Law Attorney Reports on Chysler Brake Recall WASHINGTON — A worldwide recall of nearly 870,000 sport utility vehicles manufactured by Chrysler was announced today due to faulty brakes caused by corrosion from water exposure, according to a report by the Associated Press. Chrysler Motor Corporation says the recall of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs affects … Read More