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What Is The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act?

The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act is a powerful California law that protects consumers of many different types of goods.  If you’re a resident of California, you should consider yourself lucky — we have some of the strongest consumer protection laws in the entire United States! Especially when it comes to lemons (or defective vehicles).  Purchasing...read more

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How to Avoid Voiding Your Vehicle’s Warranty

What Are Car Warranties? Generally speaking, when you purchase a new vehicle from a dealer, the car will come with a warranty from the manufacturer. These warranties last for a set number of years and/or miles. A common base for new car warranties is three years and 36,000 miles, whichever comes first. Some dealerships also offer extended...read more

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Why You Should Always Buy a New or Used Car With a Warranty

There are several things you may consider when purchasing a vehicle, whether it’s a new or used one: overall look, gas mileage, repair costs, vehicle history, car insurance costs, internal features, your budget, and whether the vehicle fits your specific needs. One aspect that you should never overlook, however, is the importance of purchasing a...read more

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Breach of Warranty vs. Lemon Law Claims

California Lemon Laws 101 Every state has some type of auto/vehicle-specific warranty laws that protect consumers from breach of warranty committed by the manufacturer. In California, these laws are found under the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. The provisions of this act are contained within California Civil Code Title 1.7 Consumer Warranties. While this code covers a...read more

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Are Tech Cars More Prone to Recurring Issues?

We’ve come a long way when it comes to safety car features. From airbags to antilock breaks, more features can help drivers avoid accidents. However, with the competition for manufacturers to build the bigger, better car with new technology, can this pose a reliability risk? While the answer may not be black and white, here’s...read more

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Warning Signs You May Be Buying a Lemon

Purchasing a lemon vehicle will leave you with a headache that needs repairs, all while you are still making payments. Before purchasing a vehicle it’s always a good idea to do some homework before signing on the dotted line and taking the keys. Here are a few tips on how to pick up on the...read more

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Extended Warranties ≠ Original Warranties

It is said, for those would deceive, every lie contains a grain of truth. And so it goes with automobile warranties. When you buy a new car it has what is called the original new car limited warranty. With most cars it lasts for 3 years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first, and some luxury...read more

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Hyundai Revisited: Quality is not Dead

As of 2011, Hyundai was the fastest growing auto maker in the world and has been for the last two years. Take it as fact; no manufacturer achieves this without extraordinary determination and absolute focus on quality. Our business at Norman Taylor & Associates is the California Lemon Law. We see the consequence of lost...read more

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A Manufacturer’s Choice

As a title, Manufacturer’s Choice is not going to be, Movie of the Year. Regrettably there are no automobile manufacturers called, Sophie. The title is, however, relevant to the Lemon Law and to the more basic issues of right and wrong. There is so much cynicism about these days. Psychiatrists and Doctors are expected to...read more

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