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Archive for ‘Defective Car’


Defect Alert — Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Check Engine Light

October 28, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, hybrid, hyundai

Hyundai is a company known for quality and solid customer service,  which it is why it so surprising that we are continuing to get calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from so many distressed 2011 Hyundai Sonata drivers. We recently wrote about the tire and alignment troubles and transmission problems, and now we… Read More


2010 Chrysler Town & Country Shutting Down? You’re Not Alone.

June 01, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Chrysler, Defective Car, Stalling

An important defect alert to report–we are receiving calls from Chrysler Town & Country drivers who are left stranded with a problem that mechanics cannot seem to diagnose.  Most of these calls are coming from folks who own 2010 models.  The driver will experience  a slight click and then, the entire van will shut down… Read More


Three Big Blunders Lemon Owners Make

February 18, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, dealerships, Defective Car

We get all sorts of calls at 1-800 LEMON LAW and after handling over 65,000 cases, we certainly know the right way and the wrong way to handle a lemon car.  Of course, there are those consumers who call, ask us a million questions, and then go against our advice and move ahead with what… Read More


NHTSA Investigates Power Steering Problems in 2005-2009 Chevrolet Cobalts

February 02, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: chevrolet, chevrolet cobalt, Defective Car, nhtsa, power steering

The New York Times is reporting that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation regarding the electric power steering system in 905,000 Chevrolet Cobalts, model years 2005-2009. NHTSA says more than 1,132 complaints have been filed by Cobalt drivers, with eleven accidents and one injury reported. Most of these incidents have… Read More


Toyota Adds 600,000 Vehicles To Recall

January 26, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, Recall, sudden acceleration, Toyota

Back in late November, we reported that Toyota was recalling 4 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles due to faulty accelerator pedals after NHTSA reported more than 2,000 instances of sudden acceleration. This past Thursday, the manufacturer announced it is recalling an additional 600,000 vehicles.  The new recall affects 2009- 2010 Toyota RAV4 models, 2009-2010 Toyota… Read More


Recent Lemon Law Refunds, Repurchases & Replacements

January 26, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: Acadia, Audi, bmw, cadillac, Car Lemon Law, chevrolet, Chrysler, convertible, Defective Car, dodge ram, Ford, General Motors, gmc, Honda, hyundai, infiniti, jeep, land rover, Lemon Law, Mazda, mercedes benz, Motorcycles, pontiac G6, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, volkswagen, volvo, VW

It’s time again for us to provide a roundup of recent refunds, repurchases and replacements.  Under the State Lemon Laws and the Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, all of our clients receive completely cost-free legal help, with the manufacturers covering the legal fees ON TOP OF what our client receives. We are very proud of our efforts… Read More


Defect Alert- Sudden Acceleration Problem in Toyota & Lexus Models

November 04, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, Recall, Toyota

As ABC News is reporting, owners of Toyota cars are rebelling over a series of more than 200 accidents caused by sudden acceleration. Safety analysts have discovered more than 2000 instances among Toyota models such as the Camry and Prius, and various Lexus models, where cars were surging up to 100 miles per hours without warning. The manufacturer was… Read More


Lemon Law Refunds & Repurchases Are In Bloom This June.

July 05, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Audi, bmw, cadillac, Car Lemon Law, chevrolet, Chrysler, Defective Car, General Motors, gmc, Honda, jeep, jeep wrangler, kia, lexus, Magnuson Moss, Maryland Lemon Law, Massachusetts Lemon Law, Mazda, New Jersey Lemon Law, New York Lemon Law, Nissan, Ohio Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law, pontiac, saturn, Subaru, Suzuki, volvo

It’s time for another roundup of recent repurchases and refunds.  These blog entries are always our favorite to write.  Kimmel & Silverman is dedicated to being the oldest, largest and most helpful lemon law firm in the Northeast, successfully handling over 50,000 lemon law and breach of warranty claims since our inception at absolutely no… Read More


The “Can Not Duplicate” Conundrum

March 27, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Consumer Rights, dealerships, Defective Car, maintenance, records, repair invoices, Warranty

More and more consumers are calling into the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline with a problem that “can not be duplicated” by the service department.  Whether it be braking, a sensor light, an alignment issue or a strange noise in the engine, nothing is more frustrating than having a well-intentioned service adviser tell you that they… Read More


Drip Drip Drip…Leak Leaving You Wet?

January 07, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Acadia, Car Lemon Law, Defective Car, GM, jeep, jeep commander, Lemon Law, Magnuson Moss, outlook, saturn, water leak

Happy new year! The winter months are upon us and so is the wacky wetter weather (try saying that ten times fast.) The phones at 1-800 LEMON LAW are ringing with many distressed drivers who are dealing with water leaks. On this blog, we have discussed why it is so important to continue to bring… Read More