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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 State Lemon Law directory, or give us a call at 1-800-536-6652.
 

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

February 21, 2013 By: LemonLaw Category: alignment, Car Lemon Law, hyundai

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: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, kia, technical service bulletin

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: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, dodge

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: LemonLaw Category: Electric Car, Fisker, Lemon Law

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: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Subaru, Transmission

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: LemonLaw Category: Recall, Subaru

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: LemonLaw Category: dodge, Paint Defect, sliding doors

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


Jeep Grand Cherokee Water Leak Problem Is Leaving Drivers Soaking Mad

December 21, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, jeep grand cherokee, water leak

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: Ford, Recall

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: chevrolet

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