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Lawsuit Filed Over Chevy Bolt EV Blind Spot Monitoring Issues

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  September 9, 2021
  Uncategorized

Chevy is one of the latest vehicle manufacturers facing a class action lawsuit, which alleges that certain vehicles have faulty blind spot monitors on the passenger side that activate warning lights when there is nothing present in the blind spots. The Blind Spot Monitoring safety system issues allegedly impact 2018-2020 Chevy Bolt EV vehicles. Safety...read more

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Which Manufacturers Have the Most Recalls?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  September 1, 2021
  Recalls

Why Vehicle Recalls Are Important No one wants to deal with a vehicle recall, but they are often necessary. When a manufacturer discovers an ongoing problem or defect with a vehicle part (including software), they will issue a recall and notify owners to repair or replace the part. Recalls can range from typos on informational...read more

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Can Squeaky Brakes Warrant a Lemon Law Claim?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  August 13, 2021
  Lemon Law

Nothing can be more distracting than when you’re heading to work and your car brakes start squeaking. The brakes in your vehicle are one its most essential components, so noises coming from these auto parts can indicate a more serious problem that could impact your safety. The good news is that squeaky brakes or any...read more

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Do Dealers Have to Disclose a Lemon Before Re-selling?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
 
  Lemon Law

Can A Dealership Sell You a Former Lemon? Yes, under California law, vehicles that were re-purchased by the dealer as lemons can be re-sold to consumers. These vehicles are typically referred to as Lemon Law buybacks or warranty returns, and there are rules regarding how the dealer goes about re-selling them. Below we review the...read more

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How Do Recalls Affect Lemon Law Cases?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  July 29, 2021
  Lemon Law, Recalls

While many people know that a recall issue does not mean a car is a lemon, we are often asked whether existing recalls affect lemon law cases. We are also often asked whether repair attempts associated with a recall count when factoring a manufacturer’s “reasonable” attempts at repairing a car designated as a lemon. Determining...read more

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Ford and Lincoln Recall Thousands of Vehicles in July

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  July 27, 2021
  Auto Recalls, Ford, Lincoln

Ford and Lincoln announced three (3) recalls on July 16, 2021. Yahoo has general information about the batch of summer recalls, which affect hundreds of thousands of cars, trucks, and SUVs. For more specific information about each recall, you can contact the vehicle manufacturer. Ford Recalls More Than 700,000 Explorers Ford has issued the recall of 774,696...read more

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Avoid the Lemons: How to Choose a Safe Vehicle

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  July 16, 2021
  Auto Recalls

Whether you are looking to purchase a new or used vehicle, some requirements you are probably looking for are that the vehicle is safe, free of defects, and won’t break down when you’re driving down Interstate 5. Finding a trouble-free car has nothing to do with luck and has everything to do with proper research...read more

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GM Recalls 2017-2019 Chevy Bolts Over Fire Risk

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  July 15, 2021
  Chevrolet, General Motors

First Recall Issued In November 2020, GM issued a recall for certain Chevy Bolt EV vehicle models citing a potential fire risk associated with the vehicles’ battery. The recall was specifically associated with 2017-2018 Bolts, as well as some 2019 Bolts. The problematic battery cells were from design level N2.1 and produced in LG Chem’s Ochang, Korea...read more

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Drained Honda Battery

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  June 27, 2021
  Lemon Law, News, Recalls

Everyone wants a vehicle that they can count on, and Honda is one of the most reputable brands for reliability. However, not all of these vehicles are trouble-free. A recent class action lawsuit against Honda alleges that the auto manufacturer sold more than two million vehicles with a defect that may cause the cars to...read more

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Is there a Fix for the Jeep Gladiator’s Loose Steering?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  June 22, 2021
  Jeep

Does your new Jeep Gladiator pull left or right when driving? Is it difficult to steer, or are you finding yourself constantly having to keep the vehicle straight when driving at high speeds? If so, know that you are not alone. Many drivers across the country have reported loose steering and other similar problems with...read more

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls 300k+ Vehicles with Backup Camera Issue

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  June 10, 2021
  Recalls

Mercedes-Benz is an incredibly popular auto manufacturer in the U.S. Consequently, thousands of consumers are affected when a recall is issued. Recently, Mercedes-Benz reported a software issue that affected the backup cameras of nearly 350,000 vehicles. Vehicles involved include convertibles, coupes, sedans, and SUVs from 2019, 2020, and 2021 model years. Some of the vehicles...read more

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How Do Lemon Law Buybacks Work?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  June 3, 2021
  Lemon Law

What Is a Lemon Law Buyback? Vehicles designated as lemon law buybacks are vehicles that have been reacquired from the consumer by the dealer or manufacturer due to a warranty defect. Lemon law buyback vehicles are also sometimes called “warranty returns.” After buying a car back, the title must be transferred back to the manufacturer, and...read more

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