Honda CRV Class Action Lawsuit over Drained Battery
Everyone wants a vehicle they can count on, and Honda is a brand known for reliability. However, a 2021 class action lawsuit against Honda alleges that the auto manufacturer sold more than two million vehicles with a defect that causes cars to stop while driving, stall, or not turn on. Do you feel stuck driving...read moreRead More
Can Squeaky Brakes Warrant a Lemon Law Claim?
There’s nothing more distracting than when you’re heading to work, and your car’s brakes start squeaking. However, this isn’t an issue you should take lightly. Squeaky brakes can indicate a more severe problem that could affect the safety or use of your vehicle. Find out if squeaky brakes can warrant a lemon law claim here....read moreRead More
Which Cars Catch Fire the Most?
Car fires — we’ve all seen them. Even the smallest of flames will quickly grow, engulfing the vehicle and turning it into a blackened hull on the side of the road. It’s terrifying to witness and unimaginable to experience. It’s estimated that 19 car fires occur every hour in the United States, accounting for every...read moreRead More
WHAT CAR COMPANIES SELL THE MOST LEMONS?
Each year, thousands of vehicles are sold to consumers with pieces or parts that don’t work or function as they should. While some defects are harmless, others can be extremely hazardous to the vehicle’s passengers and others on the road. Known as “lemons,” these defective vehicles must legally be repaired, replaced, or refunded by the...read moreRead More
DOES LEMON LAW APPLY TO A CAR’S A/C & HEATER ISSUES?
Lemon laws exist throughout the country to protect consumers from finding out their brand-new car doesn’t work right. While lemon laws mainly apply to serious malfunctions that affect the safety or use of the vehicle, sometimes lemon law can apply to a car’s A/C and heater issues. It’s very easy for a car dealership to...read moreRead More
IS THE PURCHASE OF USED RENTAL CARS PROTECTED UNDER CALIFORNIA’S LEMON LAW?
Purchasing a vehicle that was once part of a rental car fleet could offer a great bargain price. However, just like any used car purchase, you’ll want to make sure the car will run properly and not require any costly repairs. But what happens if you purchase a used rental car and get stuck with...read moreRead More
CALIFORNIA LEMON LAW AND “REASONABLE OPPORTUNITY TO REPAIR”
Just because your vehicle has a defect doesn’t automatically make it a lemon. California lemon law only applies if the manufacturer fails to repair the defect after being given a “reasonable opportunity” to repair it. But what does this really mean? What’s considered reasonable? And when can you move forward with a lemon law claim?...read moreRead More
IS MY CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED CAR COVERED UNDER CALIFORNIA LEMON LAW?
There are certain risks that come with buying a used car. You don’t always get the assurance that the car is reliable, especially if you don’t know the vehicle’s history. It may be hard to find out exactly how the previous owner used it or if it was maintained properly Even if you’re provided with...read moreRead More
CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED VEHICLE CHECKLIST
Certified pre-owned cars are pre-owned vehicles tested to earn a certification from the manufacturer or other certifying authority. When buying pre-owned vehicles, many consumers look for certified pre-owned cars instead of regular used ones because it’s better than taking a stab in the dark at other pre-owned lots. If a car dealership claims they performed...read moreRead More
Where Should I Take My Car for Repairs If I Suspect It Is a Lemon?
Seeking repairs is a crucial part of lemon law claims. Given how important maintenance is in this process, where should you take a car for repairs if you suspect it’s a lemon? The best place to take a suspected lemon for repairs is a manufacturer’s dealership. Here at Norman Taylor & Associates, we’ve handled over...read moreRead More
Vehicle Problems Not Covered Under Lemon Law
California lemon law offers consumers protection against persistent problems after the purchase of a vehicle. While many vehicle defects are covered under lemon law, there are still a few exceptions. Vehicle problems that are not covered under lemon law include: Our experienced lemon law attorney breaks down the types of defects that aren’t covered under...read moreRead More
Is the Lemon Law Limited by Mileage?
When you lease or purchase a new vehicle in the state of California, you’re immediately protected by the state’s lemon law. This means the car you purchased is expected to be problem-free, safe, and shouldn’t put you or your passengers in any danger. If it turns out you were sold a defective vehicle, the state’s...read moreRead More