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.

Mercury Milan Squeals and Squeaks Have Some Drivers Squawking

October 12, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

The company may no longer exist, but problems certainly do–we are getting numerous calls from folks driving the Mercury Milan, mostly years 2009 and 2010. There are multiple complaints of squealing and squeaking noises coming from the engine compartment near the passenger side. These noises most often begin in the first two years after purchase… Read More

The Lemon Law – Fact Versus Fiction About Lemon Laws

October 10, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

It is a term we have all heard at one time or another – the Lemon Law – and for 21 years, we have been handling Lemon Law claims for consumers throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the Northeast. Over the years, we have worked very hard to spread awareness for the Lemon Law through various… Read More

Audi Oil Consumption Problem Running Rampant

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

We are getting numerous calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from Audi A4 and Audi S5 drivers who are going back and forth to the dealer regularly because their oil light keeps coming on. It seems many Audi drivers are dealing with an oil consumption issue. Audi service advisers cannot always figure out… Read More

Ford Escape Drivers Cannot Escape Second Recall

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

For the second time in less than two months, 2013 Ford Escape drivers are dealing with a recall pertaining to their vehicles, and this is the second Ford Escape recall for a fire risk. According to Edmunds Inside Line, Ford is recalling more than 6,000 Ford Escape SUVs equipped with the 1.6 liter engine, because… Read More

Defect Alert — VW Jetta Stalling Problem

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

We are seeing a growing trend of distressed drivers calling into the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline with VW Jetta stalling problems.  And we are not the only ones who are hearing about this issue–the message boards are full of concerned consumers. One consumer wrote ” I have a 2012 TDI Sportwagen and it has just started… Read More

JD Power Drops Ford and Chrysler Quality Ratings

August 15, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

Two of the big three have seen a drop in their prized JD Power quality ratings as a result of consistent defects with their vehicles. The Detroit News is reporting that Ford and Chrysler, both plagued by technology problems, fell several notches in the 2012 JD Power Quality Study.  Chrysler dropped nine rankings to 25… Read More

Lemon Law Replacement & Repurchase Round Up – A Fast & Furious 15 days!

August 03, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

We always love to share the the positive outcomes we achieve for our clients.  In the past 15 days alone, more than 160 distressed drivers received new cars or refunds under State Lemon laws and Federal Warranty Statutes thanks to 1-800 LEMON LAW.  And best of all, the help is 1 00% cost-free.  Here are… Read More

CBS Philly Features 1-800-LEMON-LAW & The Car Complaint Index

July 31, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: consumer-rights-blog

What do you do if the car of your dreams turns out to a nightmare? Many distressed drivers turn to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to complain. Their complaints often lead to recalls and technical service bulletins. The cars with the most complaints end up on the annual Car Complaint Index, compiled by consumer… Read More

2013 Ford Escape Recall Alert – Ford Advises 4,800 Drivers to Park Vehicle NOW!

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

It’s quite frightening when a manufacturer issues a recall advising their drivers to immediately park their cars and contact the dealer for pick up, but that is exactly what is happening to 4,800 unlucky 2013 Ford Escape drivers in the United States and Canada. The recall affects all 2013 Ford Escape models equipped with the… Read More

Knock Knock….It’s Your GM Engine Knocking

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

It’s a problem we have seen for over a decade– a piston slap and engine knock on cold start with various General Motors vehicles. Now, the latest technical service bulletin is out and it includes 2012 models as well.  Here’s a copy of the TSB courtesy of our friends at pistonslap.com (website no longer available,… Read More