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GM Customers Complain of Underbody Component Corrosion

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Rust has long been a concern with a variety of General Motors (GM) cars and trucks. Recently, a number of customers have lodged complaints that a variety of underbody components in GM trucks including steering components, the exhaust system, brake systems, and other key parts are suffering significant corrosion problems. GM has responded by… Read More »

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Millions of Takata Seat Belts May be Faulty

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

When you purchase an automobile, you have the right to expect your vehicle to be fully functional. There should be no doubt in your mind that the parts are all up to regulatory code and that they function as designed. When cars go into the market with defective parts, people get hurt, and people… Read More »

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Hyundai Issues Additional Recalls After Recent Engine Defect Settlement

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

We recently discussed a settlement issued by Hyundai concerning dangerous engine defects present in a variety of Hyundai models sold over the past decade. As we stated previously, we strongly recommend that you opt-out of the proposed settlement if you own a covered vehicle and are a part of the proposed class. Hyundai has… Read More »

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Why You Should Opt Out of Hyundai’s Class Action Settlement

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

If you have purchased a Hyundai Sonata, Santa Fe, or Tucson in the past decade, you may have received or may soon receive notice of a proposed class action settlement concerning severe defects in these vehicles. The proposed class in the settlement automatically includes all purchasers and lessees of these vehicles anywhere in the… Read More »

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Getting the Most Out of Your California Lemon Law Buyback

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

If you were sold a defective vehicle, you have the right to force the manufacturer or dealership to either replace your vehicle or buy back your lemon. Below, we discuss important features of the buyback process that many consumers overlook. Read on for a discussion of buybacks under the California Lemon Law, and speak… Read More »

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Is the News Underreporting Auto Safety Recalls?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

We have talked about auto safety recalls in the past, both about auto manufacturers selling dangerous products and how you should respond to a recall issued during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Of course, to appropriately respond to a safety recall, you have to know the recall is happening in the first place. Many safety… Read More »

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Thousands of Ford and Lincoln Vehicles Recalled Due to Faulty Brake System

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

We recently discussed how to deal with auto safety recalls during the coronavirus pandemic. True to form, another massive safety recall was just issued. Thousands of Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators are subject to the recall, which concerns the effectiveness of their automatic brakes. Read on to learn about the safety recall, and call… Read More »

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Auto Safety Recalls During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

When an auto manufacturer or a government agency determines that a car or auto part is defective, the manufacturer will issue a recall. We have discussed several of these recalls, and the dangers that can result from a company ignoring safety issues and failing to issue a recall (or when drivers ignore safety recalls)…. Read More »

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What is a “Reasonable Number of Repair Opportunities” under California’s Lemon Law?

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

Many people believe that they cannot take advantage of California’s Lemon Law without first conducting many serious repairs on their vehicle. Auto manufacturers and auto dealers are perfectly happy for buyers to believe this, because it keeps people from utilizing the rights they are granted under California law. In reality, the standard for seeking… Read More »

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California Car Buyer Bill of Rights

By Nita Lemon Law Firm |

California’s consumer protection and lemon laws go beyond giving buyers a legal right to sue for fraud or undisclosed defects. The law spells out a car buyer Bill of Rights that applies whenever Californians buy a new or certified used car from a dealership. The rights do not apply to private sales, out-of-state purchases,… Read More »

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