15Mar/19

California Lemon Law – How Many Repair Attempts are Required?

The number of repair attempts under factory warranty will vary based upon the nature of the defect, and to what degree it substantially impairs the use or safety of operating the vehicle. The general rule of thumb for the minimum number of repair attempts under warranty for a substantial defect is two (2) repair attempts. California has a “presumption period” of 18 month/18,000 from new, which “presumes” the vehicle is a lemon under a setRead More…

15Mar/19

Your Drivers Airbag. Safety or Death Delivery? – It depends on you…

One of the most common (and dangerous) mis-conceptions is that the airbag will save your life. It can, or it can potentially injure you or end your life. A properly positioned drivers seat is the difference. Way too many people sit to close to the airbag. When too close, in an accident the driver cannot “ride down” INTO the airbag. Rather, it explodes (deploys) in their face. The key is to position yourself with yourRead More…

03Mar/19

The California Lemon Law – It’s Fair for All Consumers

When it comes to our California Lemon Law, consumers are equally protected – regardless of what your car costs. It can be a $199/mo. lease on a Hyundai, a inexpensive (or expensive) used car still under factory warranty at purchase, or the purchase of a $209,000 Bentley. The California lemon law is fair for everybody. It’s not price dependent. It’s WARRANTY dependent. It’s also not dependent upon new or used, leased or purchased. So longRead More…

24Feb/19

Ford Focus DPS6 Transmission Problems – California Lemon Law Attorney

Ford’s DPS6 dual-clutch transmission is the source of vehicle owner’s complaints of transmission “shuddering”, “shaking”, “lack of power”, and other driveability complaints. There are actually two separate systems to blame for the transmission problems and failures. The first is the dual-clutch. This transmission utilizes a manual clutch with electric motors to change gears. The oil seals within the clutch assembly area fail, splaying oil onto the dual-clutch. This causes the driveability issues. There is noRead More…

16Feb/19

A Shifty Problem – Understanding Intermittent Issues With Your Vehicles Transmission

How do you deal with an intermittent problem with your vehicles transmission, such as jerking, hard shifting, clunks on downshifts, and other issues? The answer lies in how you go about addressing these issues with your servicing dealership. The first step in any intermittent transmission issue is duplication of the complaint. With an intermittent problem, this can be challenging. Here’s a few ways to duplicate. First, if you get any warning lights on the dashRead More…