The Big Deal About Chevy Bolt Battery Fires

The Big Deal About Chevy Bolt Battery Fires

In August of 2021, GM announced the Bolt EV’s third recall on behalf of their automobile division known as Chevrolet. The recall covered all 141,000 models, and Chevrolet confirmed that 16 cars had already caught fire. The news has prompted another wave of Chevy customers either getting money back or a new car. What is GM doing about the poorly […]

Hyundai Recalls an Additional 100,000 Vehicles

Hyundai recalled nearly 100,000 Sonata and Tucson models to address issues leading to engine failure and, in some cases, engine fire. For the past five years, Hyundai has dealt with engine failures and fire problems. It has affected more than 8 million vehicles. In November 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a consent order with […]

Chevy Bolt Battery Fires Causing Problems for GM & Consumers

General Motors has asked that all Chevrolet Bolt vehicle owners park their cars outside and away from structures. They are also requesting Bolt owners not to leave the car charging overnight. Those precautions come as a result of numerous reports that the vehicles can catch fire. General Motors has expanded an existing Chevrolet Bolt recall […]

How California’s Lemon Laws Are Designed to Protect You

The Magnuson-Moss Act is referred to as the federal “lemon law.” It protects consumers when they purchase a product, like a vehicle, that doesn’t perform as expected and has an unreasonable repair history. Aside from the federal lemon law that protects consumers from defective products, California also has lemon laws. These laws are designed to […]

What You Need to Know About the Recent Land Rover Lemon Law Issues

Do you, a family member, or someone you care about own a Land Rover? If so, read on to learn more about Land Rover Lemon Law issues. Land Rover is looking at a collection of lawsuits stemming from windshield leaks. What’s the problem with some Land Rovers? One of the original suits of this nature […]

California Lemon Law and The Buyback Process

Does this sound like you and your car? You bought or perhaps leased a vehicle (e.g., SUV, motor home, motorcycle, RV, truck, etc.) and hardly got to drive it or see it because your vehicle has been at a service department, in a repair shop, and in the hands of a mechanic, undrivable for most of […]

Making an Effective Consumer Complaint

Consumers who believe that a business has failed or cheated them in a consumer transaction properly first ask the business to make things right. Here is a guide on how to make an effective consumer complaint. Following these steps should either resolve the matter in your favor or, if not, then lay the groundwork for […]

Lamborghini Recalls Aventadors Due to Body Panels Flying Off

Yes, you read that right, and if you happen to be the proud owner of an Aventador, sit down and read this article right away — but maybe not in your Aventador. A recall was issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the Aventador SVJ Coupe. The recall includes over 220 units […]

Myths About Manufacturer Buybacks

The California Lemon Law protects consumers who have purchased or leased a defective vehicle. When a manufacturer cannot repair a vehicle after a reasonable number of attempts, and the defect is substantial, then you are eligible for a buyback. In a buyback, the manufacturer can do one of two things: (1) It can offer a […]

Nearly 1.3 Million Mercedes Vehicles Recalled Over eCall Software Issue

On February 5, 2021, Mercedes Benz issued a recall that affects 1.3 million vehicles. Mercedes stated that 100 percent of those vehicles could experience failure of the eCall system — which shares location data with first responders in the event of a crash. That location failure can send emergency responders to the wrong location and […]