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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 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 more

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Preserve Your Rights- Don’t Modify Your Vehicle

At Norman Taylor & Associates we see many cases where the vehicle owner’s modifications have created serious warranty problems after purchase. In some cases, modifications have disqualified consumers from seeking recourse under the California Lemon Law. There are three categories of modification that come immediately to mind. Lift kits installed on pickup trucks and 4-wheel drive more

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The Worst Repair Order Violations

Over the years at Norman Taylor & Associates, we have handled thousands of California Lemon Law cases. Some are so devious and underhanded we read them in amazement. They are shown around the office followed by comments like, “Do you believe this? Do these people really not understand Bureau of Automotive Repair requirements for more

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VW Says, We Got Sludge, by Donald P. Ladew

What had been the other guy’s problem came home to roost in the author’s driveway the other day. I read this headline at “VW to cover maintenance costs for sludge damaged engines.” As you may have guessed, I am the owner of a VW Passat Wagon, and yes, it has the 1.8T Turbo engine. Unfortunately more

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Stop Being so Darn Nice

Patience it is said is a virtue. However, there are limits. Exceeding these limits can definitely prevent the consumer from exercising their right under the California lemon law. Recently I analyzed a vehicle to see if it qualified for the Lemon Law and was astonished by the consumer’s patience. The following is a generic more

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Read the Manual, Please!

A recent study by Schrader, a company that creates tire pressure monitoring systems, showed that one in three people did not recognize the tire pressure warning light. Owning a vehicle also requires that consumers make themselves aware of how to operate the vehicle and recognize these warning indicators; information that is included in the Owner’ more

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