Welcome to the Lemon Law Blog, offering all the latest automotive news and consumer information from the offices of Kimmel & Silverman. From the consumer stories making headlines to recent trends we see in Lemon Law litigation among certain car makes and models, our goal is to educate, enlighten, and enforce drivers' rights under State and Federal consumer statutes. If your lemon car, truck, or motorcycle is driving you crazy, we welcome you to join our conversation, email us, visit our Lemon Law home page, or give us a call at 1-800-536-6652.

Jeep Wrangler Clutch Problem Leaves Drivers Worn Out

March 12, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Unless you have been under a rock, you surely have heard and read about the many Jeep water leak claims we have handled over the past few years.  And those water leak problems continue…..not just with the Wranglers, but with the Patriots and Grand Cherokees as well. Sadly though, Wrangler drivers now have another issue… Read More


2013 Off To A Great Start – Repurchases & Replacements Using Lemon Laws

March 06, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

It’s one of our favorite blog posts, a round up of recent replacements, repurchases and refunds for 1 800 LEMON LAW clients.  Since January, we have successfully resolved hundreds of Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims, including the following.  Obviously, all cases are different and we cannot guarantee a particular outcome, but all of… Read More


Drivers Upset Over Subaru Oil Consumption Issues

February 27, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

There is nothing more frustrating than having a light pop up on your dashboard illustrating that your car requires immediate service.  It can happen at any place, any time.  The oil light is one of those lights that is especially frustrating, especially if your car is not due for an oil change.  You look at… Read More


Hyundai Sonata Alignment Issues Continue To Steer Drivers To The Repair Shop

February 21, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Here’s an update on a defect alert we have now been reporting on for over a year, the Hyundai Sonata alignment issue.  Unfortunately, the issue continues to occur among Sonata drivers and we have successfully represented numerous consumers with the problem.  Surprisingly enough, we continue to receive  calls weekly to the 1 800 LEMON LAW… Read More


Kia Rio Rough Idle Is Irking Drivers

February 20, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

The Kia Rio is certainly an attractive option for drivers who are looking for a new car with a longer warranty on a limited budget.  However, we have received a few folks calling into the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline complaining of a Kia Rio rough idle., specifically in the 2013 models. A Technical Service… Read More


Drivers Complain of Dodge Dart Problems

February 06, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Unfortunately, when a new model rolls off the assembly line, it is sometimes laced with bugs and glitches. Several distressed Dodge Dart drivers have contacted us on the 1-800-LEMON-LAW hotline to discuss problems they are having with their cars and the message boards are lighting up with a variety of Dodge Dart problems, dealing with everything… Read More


No car is safe from being a lemon–not even a $105,000 Fisker Karma.

January 24, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

How can a consumer prevent buying a lemon?  It’s a question we have received for decades, but sadly we do not have an answer.  There is no surefire way a consumer can guarantee they are not going to end up with a lemon car, even if they buy the hottest luxury electric car in the… Read More


Subaru Forester Transmission Problems Pop Up On Message Boards

January 21, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

Often times, when folks call into the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline, we research their issues on assorted message boards to find out if their issue is isolated, or if it has affected a variety of drivers. We have seen a few calls come into our office recently regarding Subaru Forester transmission problems, particularly jerking when… Read More


Subaru Recalls Over 600,000 Cars Due to Fire Risk

January 03, 2013 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

As you can expect, we hear about a variety of problems drivers face with their vehicles. During these particularly wet winters, many folks complain about water leaking into outside lights. Now, Subaru is calling for a massive recall of their vehicles because they fear moisture can seep into their puddle lights and cause a short… Read More


Dodge Grand Caravan Sliding Doors Are Scraping Instead Of Sliding

December 21, 2012 By: Robert Silverman Category: consumer-rights-blog

We all work hard to keep our vehicles looking as nice as possible.  After all, we spend a significant amount of money to find a vehicle which is a smart fit for our families and our needs.  And there is nothing more annoying than seeing a paint chip or a swirl when you are trying… Read More