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Outside Lemon Law? Try the Mag Moss Act.

May 22, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Consumer Rights, Lemon Law, Magnuson Moss, TV interview, used cars, Warranty

On Your Side: Car Issues by Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS 3) ―Are you having mechanical problems with your car? While state lemon laws can help, some Federal laws are designed to protect you too. In fact, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act may be your best bet. Jan Jeffries bought a certified pre-owned Jaguar about a year… Read More

The Magnuson Moss Warranty Act: A hidden gem most consumers do not know about

April 10, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Lemon Law, Consumer Rights, Defective Car, legislation, Magnuson Moss, Warranty

Certainly, we have all heard of the Lemon Law at one time or another.  Every State has one and they are designed to protect car owners when their ride turns sour.  But, what if you fall outside the lemon law provisions?  Perhaps, you live in Pennsylvania, and your problem occurred at 13,000 miles, rather than… Read More

Honda Accord Tops The List for Quality Used Cars

March 19, 2008 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Buying, Honda, used cars, Warranty

By Jacqueline Mitchell, Forbes.com Think about a used car and you might think junky, dirty and old. But another market is catching the attention of savvy buyers who want updated rides without paying new-car prices. These certified used or certified “pre-owned” (CPO) vehicles have been inspected and refurbished by the manufacturer and are backed by… Read More

Tough Break–Ford Recalls 3.6 Million Vehicles

August 22, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford, Recall, Warranty

From Associated Press Ford Recalling 3.6 Million Vehicles By Ken Thomas, Associated Press Writer Ford Recalling 3.6 Million Vehicles to Deal With Concerns About Faulty Cruise Control Switch WASHINGTON (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Friday it is recalling 3.6 million passenger cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans to address concerns about a cruise… Read More

Support the Arbitration Fariness Act of 2007!

July 23, 2007 By: Admin Category: Warranty

A large and growing number of corporations now require consumers and employees to sign contracts that include mandatory arbitration clauses. Unfortunately, in most circumstances, most individuals have no option but to move forward and accept the clause, or to forgo securing employment or needed goods or services. The Arbitration Fairness Act would ban pre-dispute Mandatory… Read More

Proposed Consumer Electronics Lemon Law in NJ

May 18, 2007 By: LemonLaw Category: Kimmel & Silverman, Warranty

From Dealerscope.com Legislators in New Jersey have proposed a measure that would extend traditional “lemon law” protections to customers purchasing consumer electronics. A-3978, also known as the Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law, unanimously passed an Assembly committee last week. The idea behind the legislation, its sponsors said in a statement to PoliticsNJ.com, is that because… Read More

GM adding powertrain warranty

December 20, 2006 By: LemonLaw Category: GM, Warranty

General Motors is backing up talk of better product quality with new warranties. Starting with all 2007 models, GM will offer a 100,000-mile/five-year powertrain warranty on its lineup. In addition, consumers will also get expanded roadside assistance and courtesy transportation, GM CEO Rick Wagoner said at a press conference. For non-powertrain components, GM’s standard warranties… Read More

Buying a car? Remember five rules to prevent being taken for a ride.

October 04, 2006 By: LemonLaw Category: Car Complaint Index, Warranty

Fall is an ideal time to consider buying a new car. Between the 2006 leftovers and the shiny new 2007 models, the selection is at its finest. But before you take that leap, remember five easy steps to prevent being taken for a ride: 1) KNOW YOUR NEEDS–Sure a fire-engine red convertible may be the… Read More