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 – Dodge Journey Brake Problems

March 25, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: brake problem, dodge

We are seeing a number of distressed drivers calling into the 1-800-LEMON-LAW hotline complaining of brake problems in their 2009 and 2010 Dodge Journey models.  If you have been back to the shop repeatedly for pad or rotor problems, please contact us either by phone at 800-536-6652 or e-mail.  We are very familiar with the… Read More

Lemon Law Questions? We Have Answers!

March 09, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Kimmel & Silverman, Lemon Law

It’s the number one question that comes through the 1800 LEMON LAW hotline “Do I have a Lemon?” Because each state has different Lemon Laws, we’ve devised a quick online questionnaire to help folks with this process.  While it’s sometimes a fairly complex process to figure out if you are driving a lemon car, we’ve… Read More

Lemon Law Attorney Featured in NJ Lawyer Magazine

March 02, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Bob Silverman, New Jersey Lemon Law

1 800 LEMON LAW Founding Partner Bob Silverman was asked to write an article on the New Jersey Lemon Law for the special consumer protection edition of New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, out on newsstands now.  You can read the article by clicking here. Named “a pioneer in New Jersey Lemon Law litigation” in a front-page… Read More

Defect Alert- Hyundai Alignment Issues

February 23, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: alignment, hyundai

We are seeing a number of Hyundai Accents and Sonatas coming through with alignment issues.  In many cases, the tires are balanced numerous times, the tires have been swapped out and the cars have been aligned again and again, often numerous times before the 10,000 miles mark.  Alignment could eventually cause premature tire wear and other… Read More

Three Big Blunders Lemon Owners Make

February 18, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, dealerships, Defective Car

We get all sorts of calls at 1-800 LEMON LAW and after handling over 65,000 cases, we certainly know the right way and the wrong way to handle a lemon car.  Of course, there are those consumers who call, ask us a million questions, and then go against our advice and move ahead with what… Read More

Defect Alert – Ford F 150 Transmission Shudder

January 21, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford, ford f-truck, Transmission

Having a problem shifting in your Ford F-150 truck? You are not alone – we have opened quite a few cases with Ford F-150 transmission problems. There is also a technical service bulletin on the issue and it appears that Ford may not have a permanent fix. If you have been in three or more… Read More

Dealing With Your Dealer? Be Careful!

January 21, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law

We just received a call this week on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline from a woman with a lemon of a 2010 Nissan Rogue.  She was back four times for fuel gauge problems in leas than a year!  She contacted Nissan on her own, and they did nothing.  So, rather than reach out to a… Read More

What are you waiting for?

January 14, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Consumer Rights, Magnuson Moss

We get all sorts of consumers who call the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline for a variety of reasons, but most callers want to discuss a situation and see if they are entitled to remedy under State Lemon Laws or Federal Laws.  In most cases, if a caller realizes that they do have a claim… Read More

Santa Came Early This Year….

December 08, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: Audi, buick, cadillac, chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, ford f-truck, gmc, hyundai, infiniti, Jaguar, Mazda, volkswagen

We are only on the eighth day of December, but so far 82 distressed drivers have received much needed remedy this month thanks to 1-800 LEMON LAW , including: 2010 Nissan Altima — BRAND NEW VEHICLE–Cincinatti, OH 2008 Volkkswagen EOS — COMPLETE REPURCHASE–Cheltenham, PA 2007 Cadillac Escalade purchased used with 26,000 miles — $5000 cash… Read More

Do you have to change the timing chain on your Kia Rio?

November 30, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: kia

We have been seeing repeated issues with Kia Rio vehicles with timing chain problems.  If you are having a problem with your timing chain, we want to hear from you.  Please e-mail us and let us know your story. Related Links: NJ Lemon Law NY Lemon Law PA Lemon Law