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.

Part On Back Order? You May Have A Lemon Law Claim.

August 30, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law

A distressed driver recently called into the 1-800-LEMON-LAW hotline with a major issue. Not only was the check engine light constantly popping up on his 2013 Dodge Charger, but the valve body needed to fix the issue was on back order. Chrysler service could not even tell him when to expect the part. They did… Read More

GMC Terrain Stalling Problem Leaving Drivers Sputtering And Muttering

August 13, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, gmc, Stalling

We have seen this situation many times before. You are driving down the highway when all of a sudden your vehicle starts to sputter and the check engine light pops on suddenly. You hear a strange noise and all of a sudden, drivers instinct is leading you to the shoulder of the road before your… Read More

Ford C-Max Problems Causing Drivers To C-Red

August 02, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford

Billed as a revolutionary new car which would transform their enhanced lineup, the Ford C-Max has not been living up to its hype.  Many Ford C-Max drivers have been on a bumpy road dealing with stalling and MyFord Touch problems.  Now on the heel of these problems, comes a recall affecting over 33,000 vehicles and… Read More

Buying A Car Without Being Taken For A Ride – Important Car Buying Tips

July 23, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying

Purchasing a new vehicle can be both exciting and stressful. There are dozens of manufacturers with hundreds of models, and it seems like a million dealers are competing for your business. If you hit the road unprepared, you could end up being taken for a bumpy ride and paying more than you should. Here’s some… Read More

Lemon Law Refunds and Replacements Were A-Plenty This Spring

June 26, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, refunds

Spring was a busy time at the 1-800 LEMON LAW headquarters as we successfully helped over 1,000 distressed drivers with their lemon car problems. We always love to share the positive outcomes of past Lemon Law and breach of warranty cases with our readers, so below are some of the highlights from the past few… Read More

Jeep Water Leaks: Problems with Jeeps since 2008

June 18, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, jeep, jeep grand cherokee, jeep liberty, jeep wrangler

Ben Franklin once wrote that the only two guarantees in life are death and taxes. Well, we would like to add a third guarantee to that list: there will be Jeeps on the road with water leak problems. Since 2008, we have been flooded with calls from Jeep owners like Janae with leaking windows, sunroofs,… Read More

Defect Alert – Is Your Hyundai Elantra Trunk Opening On Its Own?

June 07, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: hyundai, trunk

The clouds have opened at  1 800 LEMON LAW headquarters providing one of those days where you are paranoid that your sunroof is open or your windows are down.  But imagine parking your brand new car, and returning to find the trunk open and full of water. You know the trunk was not open previously…. Read More

Are You Driving a Lemon? Answer These Questions

June 07, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Lemon Law

We invest a significant amount of time and money into finding a car perfect for our needs and our family.  However, no matter how hard we work to prevent it, there is a chance we could end up with a defective vehicle, commonly known as a “lemon.”  A vehicle must meet a few requirements to… Read More

NJ Lawmakers Seek to Extend Lemon Law to Used Cars

June 05, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Lemon Law, New Jersey Lemon Law

The current New Jersey Lemon Law applies to new cars, personal trucks, and motorcycles, either purchased and leased, which suffer a nonconformity which is a defect or condition that impairs the use, value or safety of the car and cannot be repaired after three attempts by an authorized manufacturer’s dealership. This nonconformity must first occur within… Read More

Chevrolet Cruze Coolant Smell Issue Continues

May 29, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, chevrolet cruze, Coolant and Oil Problems, TV interview

In the year since we first reported on the Chevrolet Cruze coolant smell problem, we have opened numerous claims from folks who have complained about the issue repeatedly to no avail.  Below is a recent story on the problem from Pittsburgh.  In another story which aired on WSB TV in Atlanta ,  a reporter rented… Read More