Kia Recalls 209,000 Soul SUVs for Risk of Gas Pedal Failure

DETROIT (March 18, 2015) – Kia Motors America has announced a recall of some 209,000 2014 and 2015 Kia Soul electric and gas powered SUVs due to a potential safety risk after it was discovered the car’s gas pedal may break or bend. The recall, which covers certain models of these vehicles, has alerted Kia owners to the fact that … Read More

GM Volt Recall Due to Potential for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

DETROIT (March 13, 2015) — Two people suffered injuries related to carbon monoxide exposure when their Chevrolet Volt gas-electric hybrid car was left running in a closed space and carbon monoxide gases created a toxic buildup, Reuters said. An investigation into the two incidents led to the discovery that these hybrid cars can be accidentally left idle causing the battery … Read More

2 Million Vehicles Recalled Again for Faulty Air Bags by Toyota, Honda & Chrysler

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Saturday that Toyota, Honda and Chrysler are recalling more than 2 million vehicles for the second time in an attempt to fix a problem involving air bags that spontaneously inflate while cars are running, according to a NHTSA press release. These are vehicles that had already been recalled for faulty air bags, … Read More

Statute of Limitations for California Lemon Lawsuits

So what are the time limits to file a California Lemon Law claim? Consumers who believe they have a car that qualifies as a lemon have a limited time period to file a lemon lawsuit or buyback claim with the manufacturer. Four-Year Deadline for California Lemon Law Claims Consumers who have purchased a car, truck or SUV whose manufacturer is … Read More

California Lemon Law Protects Military SB234

Prior to being relocated and stationed in California, Navy Lieutenant Nathan Kindig, of Arkansas, bought a brand new 2004 Dodge Dakota pickup truck in Washington State. He was then deployed to work as a physician’s assistant in Iraq. However, soon after his first tour in Iraq, Kindig’s experience with his new truck soured. He was driving with his family to … Read More

Top 4 Myths About California Lemon Laws

CALIFORNIA LEMON LAW ATTORNEY DISPELS MYTHS Maybe it’s time to stop being squeezed by a lemon. Indeed, if your experience behind the wheel of your new or used car has soured due to frequent repairs and safety concerns, it may be time to turn it in. Find out if you qualify under California Lemon Laws and or the Federal Lemon Law, the Magnuson–Moss … Read More

California Lemon Law Attorney Explains Lemon Law Statute

So you believe you are the owner of a California lemon, but you are not sure if your vehicle qualifies under the protection by the California Lemon Law. Under conditions provided in The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act (beginning with Civil Code section 1790), a consumer is protected if they lease or buy a new motor vehicle if certain conditions are met. … Read More

Tall Drivers of Chevrolet Camaro at Risk Latest GM Recall Says

Tall people who own and drive the 2010 to 2014 Chevrolet Camaro muscle cars, should be aware of the latest GM recall issued this past week that could affect the safety of these cars. General Motors Inc. announced Friday that it was recalling 511,528 Chevrolet Camaros for an ignition-switch defect similar to the one involving the Chevrolet Cobalt that has … Read More

Is Your Nissan Pathfinder SUV a Lemon?

NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC. Nissan Pathfinders have been subject to recalls for everything from faulty air bags to brakes and the electrical system. The latest recall, however, is for an air bag issue discovered in the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan North America Inc. issued the recall for certain cars manufactured between July 25, 2013 and Sept. 5, 2013 that feature … 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

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