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.

Defect Alert: Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Caravan Rotor Issues

February 10, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: brake problem, Chrysler, dodge

We are receiving a large number of calls to the 1-800-LEMON-LAW hotline pertaining to brake and rotors problems with Dodge Caravan, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country vehicles. While dealers sometimes say that brakes are normal wear and tear items, we are finding rotors and pads that need to be replaced every 5,000-10,000 miles, and… Read More

Sync Still Stinks Says Ford & Lincoln Drivers

February 08, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford, ford explorer, lincoln, my touch, sync

We have previously reported about the numerous problems Ford and Lincoln drivers are encountering with their Microsoft Sync/My Touch systems. Dropped calls, navigation failure and computer issues are just the tip of the iceberg; and now many consumers are being told another software fix will not be available until June 2012. We have seen this problem in… Read More

PA Newspaper Salutes Lemon Law Firm on 20 Years

February 08, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Bob Silverman, Craig Thor Kimmel, Kimmel & Silverman, Lemon Law Firm, news story

Kimmel and Silverman is thrilled to be celebrating 20 years of helping distressed drivers with their Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims. It’s sometimes hard to comprehend that we have helped over 65,000 folks in that time, and our services now spread over fourteen states. That’s exactly where we’re at today, though. All of it… Read More

Ford Recalls Half Million Freestar, Escape & Mercury Monterey Vehicles

January 12, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford, mercury, Recall

This Pennsylvania Lemon Law Ford recall alert comes courtesy of our good friend Jim Donovan, consumer crusader at Philadelphia’s CBS-3. Ford is recalling almost 500,000 SUVs and minivans due to mechanic defects. First up on the list is more than 205,000 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans, model years 2004 and 2005, due to faulty torque… Read More

Recent Lemon Law Refunds and Repurchases

December 16, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, lemon buybacks, refunds

The end of the year is here but we have been busier than ever at 1800 LEMON LAW assisting distressed drivers with their defective vehicles.  Since many folks don’t believe how well the State Lemon Laws and Federal Warranty Statutes work, we always like to update readers on recent refunds and repurchases.  Many of these… Read More

Defect Alert – Death Wobble in Jeep Wranglers

December 01, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: death wobble, jeep wrangler

While we have repeatedly discussed the water leak problem that is occurring in thousands of Jeep Wrangler vehicles, we have also seen several Wrangler cases with a less-discussed problem, something called a “death wobble.” We have succeeded in cases regarding this issue and we thought it was important to bring the matter to Wrangler drivers’… Read More

When Does A Used Car Cost More Than A New One?

November 18, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: used cars

“I purchased a used car and the dealer didn’t tell me….” We cannot count the number of calls to the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline starting with this sympathetic phrase.  They didn’t know it was a rental car, off a lease, had more than one owner, or was in an accident.  Well guess what?  Any reader… Read More

Defect Alert — Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Check Engine Light

October 28, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, hybrid, hyundai

Hyundai is a company known for quality and solid customer service,  which it is why it so surprising that we are continuing to get calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from so many distressed 2011 Hyundai Sonata drivers. We recently wrote about the tire and alignment troubles and transmission problems, and now we… Read More

Defect Alert – Subaru Impreza WRX Engine and Transmission Problems

October 13, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law

The 1-800-LEMON-LAW hotline has been abuzz with Subaru WRX drivers calling in complaining about issues with their transmission and/or turbo engine. Problems include loss of power, check engine light, clutch noise, fluid leaks, and assorted transmission issues. If your Subaru Impreza WRX is heading back to the repair shop repeatedly, or if the car has been… Read More

When It Comes to Winning Your Lemon Law Case, It’s All About The Lawyer’s License

September 22, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Lemon Law Firm

Today’s post deals with a huge pet peeve of ours, an issue which affects many drivers. Every week, we receive calls on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline from distressed drivers who are already represented by other lemon law firms throughout the Country. Sometimes, they are calling with a simple question and we refer them back… Read More