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 Grand Cherokee Water Leak Problem Is Leaving Drivers Soaking Mad

December 21, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

The Jeep water leak claims continue to pour in and many quickly turn into significant recoveries, including repurchases for our clients.  At first, we were seeing that a majority of these claims were revolving around Jeep Wranglers, however recently we have noticed the water leak problem has expanded into all of the other models, especially… Read More

Could 2013 Ford Recall Lead To A Lemon Law Claim For Your Escape or Fusion?

December 07, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

It appears Santa should be putting Ford on the naughty list. A massive 2013 Ford recall has caused many Ford Escape and Fusion drivers to scream something even worse than “Bah Humbug.” 89,000 2013 Ford Escapes and Ford Fusion models are recalled due to a potential fire risk.  They are being towed to dealers across… Read More

Does Your Chevrolet Traverse Smell? You Are Not Alone.

November 27, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Imagine purchasing a brand new vehicle for $40,000, but instead of enjoying that fresh “new car” scent, your driving experience is being marred by a propane, gas or rotten egg smell.  Chevrolet Traverse drivers are dealing with some unsavory scents in their vehicle and in certain cases, the dealer cannot figure out a fix. In… Read More

But Wait There’s More….Drivers Complain of Chrysler 200 Hesitation and Jerking

November 21, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Lemon Law Attorney Christina Gill Roseman read our previous post about Chrysler 200 models stalling and she wanted to add to the list.  Drivers are complaining of Chrysler 200 hesitation and jerking problems as well.  Christina has seen several cases recently involving the transmission and/or power control modules. If your Chrysler 200 is jerking on… Read More

Kia and Hyundai Fuel Mileage Mistake Results in Gas Cards to 900,000 Drivers

November 20, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

It’s a common issue we often hear about from distressed drivers–lackluster gas mileage.  What do you do when the MPG estimate is way off and what can be done about it? In most situations, unless repairs are being done to fix the situation, there is no opportunity for remedy or recourse under Lemon Law or… Read More

Chrysler 200 Stalling Problem — Lemon Law Defect Alert

October 25, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Is your Chrysler 200 stalling?  You are not alone.  We are seeing many issues regarding Chrysler 200 vehicles stalling on highways and carcomplaints.com has listed the 2011 Chrysler 200 engine problem as “pretty bad.” Chrysler 200 drivers on the website complain of the engine shutting down with no notice, along with the check engine light… Read More

General Motors StabiliTrak Problems Far From Stabilized

October 22, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

While General Motors has been making phenomenal strides with many of their vehicles, we consistently see one problem plaguing the GM line, affecting a number of models such as the Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Acadia, GMC Sierra, GMC Savannah, GMC Canyon, Buck Enclave, Cadillac Escalade, and Cadillac SRX. The StabiliTrack problem stems from the… Read More

Mazda Turbo (Turbocharger) and Engine Problems

October 19, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

According to the calls coming in, Mazda CX 7 and CX 9 drivers appear to be having turbo (turbocharger) and engine problems, and to make matters even worse, the manufacturer is trying to point the finger back at the consumer. Our clients have experienced a number of Mazda engine problems, including illuminated engine warning lights,… Read More

Having a Honda Accord Vibration Problem? Tires Are Being Blamed….

October 17, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Driving a 2012 Honda Accord?  Chances are you may be dealing with vibration in your steering.  The message boards have been lighting up with distressed drivers complaining of their Honda Accord vibration problems, and we have heard from several people who said it makes steering the vehicle quite problematic. If your Honda Accord is shaking… Read More

Chevrolet Sonic Transmission & Steering Problems On The Rise

October 16, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Are you having Transmission & Steering Problems with your Chevy? We have previously discussed the starting problems experienced by Chevrolet Sonic drivers, however that is not the only problem Sonic drivers are experiencing. We are getting a number of calls to the 1800 LEMON LAW hotline from Sonic drivers and although the defects and complaints… Read More