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.

RIP Pittsburgh Consumer Reporter & TV Legend Yvonne Zanos

January 08, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: charity, Pittsburgh

One of the roles we treasure most at Kimmel and Silverman is serving as automotive consumer advocates, working with reporters and producers throughout the Nation to educate consumers on their lemon law and car buying rights.  Our efforts and our clients have been featured in hundreds of consumer stories, each designed to empower consumers to… Read More

Recall Alert: Faulty Roof Panels on 2005-07 Corvettes

December 29, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: corvette, Recall

According to Autoweek, General Motors will recall more than 22,000 Corvettes, model year 2005-2007, for a roof panel problem. The recall covers the models with the removable roof panel. The issue was discovered once General Motors noticed problems with the adhesive that bonds the plastic roof panel to its frame. If the bond breaks, the roof panel… Read More

Nissan GT-R Tire Tread Problem

December 24, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Nissan

The Nissan GT-R is one of the hottest cars on the road, an ideal car for a driver in love with speed and performance.  Unfortunately, that smooth ride starts to get rough quite quickly as a result of an inside tread problem with the tires. Normally, run-flat tires have very hard sidewalls, essential for maintaining… Read More

NJ Lemon Law for Emergency Vehicles Passes House

December 08, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: legislation, New Jersey Lemon Law, police cars

New Jersey State Assembly unanimously passed A3396, a Bill which would provide lemon law protection to emergency vehicles throughout the Garden State, including fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars. We congratulate “Medic Doug” who has truly been the guiding force behind this Bill, and the Bill’s sponsors, Assemblyman Gary Chiusano, Assemblywoman Alison Littell McHose and… Read More

Toyota to Replace Gas Pedal in 4 Million Toyota & Lexus Models

November 25, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: lexus, Recall, sudden acceleration, Toyota

Earlier this month, we reported on the problem involving sudden acceleration in certain Toyota and Lexus models. In the past, the manufacturer was blaming the issue on floor mats, but after more than 2,000 instances were reported by the National Highway Traffic And Safety Administration, there was no doubt plenty of fear in many drivers’… Read More

Do I Have A Case? Answer These Three Questions.

November 19, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, repair invoices

Every day, we receive numerous inquiries both online and on our 1-800-LEMON-LAW hotline from distressed drivers with one simple question: Do I have a case? To figure out whether you are entitled to remedy under State Lemon Laws or Federal Warranty Statutes, answer these three questions: 1) Do you have an original or extended manufacturers… Read More

Defect Alert- Sudden Acceleration Problem in Toyota & Lexus Models

November 04, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, Recall, Toyota

As ABC News is reporting, owners of Toyota cars are rebelling over a series of more than 200 accidents caused by sudden acceleration. Safety analysts have discovered more than 2000 instances among Toyota models such as the Camry and Prius, and various Lexus models, where cars were surging up to 100 miles per hours without warning. The manufacturer was… Read More

Ohio Lemon Law Explained

November 02, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Ohio Lemon Law

We continue our “Get To Know Your Lemon Law” series with the Ohio Lemon Law.  The Ohio Lemon Law applies to new cars, noncommercial motor vehicles, motor homes and recreational vehicles that suffer a nonconformity; a defect or condition, which substantially impairs the use, value or safety; that cannot be repaired after three attempts by… Read More

Defect Alert – Fuel Pump Failure in BMW 335i Model

October 22, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: bmw, Car Lemon Law

It’s time for another defect alert–this time around, it’s the BMW 335i.  Many distressed drivers are calling into the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline complaining about fuel pump failure. This is nothing new–the manufacturer is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty on the part, and the message boards have repeatedly covered the issue.  But… Read More

Part On Back Order? The Lemon Law Is On Your Side

October 07, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Connecticut Lemon Law, Delaware Lemon Law, Lemon Law, Maryland Lemon Law, Massachusetts Lemon Law, New Jersey Lemon Law, New York Lemon Law, PA Lemon Law, Pennsylvania Lemon Law

Imagine buying one of those hot new Chevrolet Camaros. You’re cruising down the highway, enjoying every minute, when all of a sudden, the car won’t go into first gear or reverse. The dealership identifies the problem and points to the clutch slave cylinder. Apparently, there are a number of Camaros across the nation with the exact… Read More