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The Importance of Preserving Your Car Maintenance Records

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  May 24, 2021
  Uncategorized

You’ve probably been taught the importance of keeping certain records, such as receipts, identification, pay stubs, medical bills, and financial statements. But there’s one type of document that many people fail to realize the importance of preserving: car maintenance logs. The value of these logs should never be underestimated. In fact, keeping track of all...read more

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Breach of Warranty vs. Lemon Law Claims

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  May 14, 2021
  Lemon Law, Warranties

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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How to Check for RV & Travel Trailer Recalls

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  May 7, 2021
  Recalls

Why You Should Check for Recalls Before Going on Vacation As you start planning your summer vacation, you should add “check for vehicle recalls” to your list. Owners of RV and travel trailers know how important it is that their vehicles are well-maintained and ready to go. Part of this is ensuring that any relevant...read more

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Lawsuit Filed due to Nissan Transmission Problems

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  April 23, 2021
  Nissan

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Nissan due to an ongoing transmission defect that makes the affected vehicles jerk, shutter, stall, and shake, creating dangers for the vehicle occupants and for others on the road. The Nissan transmission lawsuit alleges that the following models and years are equipped with defective continuously variable transmissions (CVTs):...read more

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DMV Urges Drivers to See If Their Vehicles Are Part of a Safety Recall

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  April 16, 2021
  Recalls

In 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued nearly 900 safety recalls affecting more than 55 million vehicles or their parts. Startlingly, only 75% of these recalls were ever fixed. That means 25% of the unfixed ones potentially put you, your passengers, and others on the road at risk. On behalf of the Department of...read more

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Debunking 3 Common Myths about Lemon Laws

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  April 14, 2021
  Lemon Law

Buying a new car should be exciting. The last thing you want to deal with is discovering that you have a lemon. Fortunately, California’s lemon law offers protections for consumers in this situation. When a vehicle is defective and cannot be repaired, you may have grounds to file a lemon law claim. California Lemon Law Basics...read more

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Porsche Stops Sales of 2021 Boxster, Cayman, & 718 Spyder

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  April 7, 2021
  Recalls

Porsche has issued a recall order for their 2021 models, Boxster GTS 4.0, Cayman GTS 4.0, Cayman GT4, & 718 Spyder. They have also halted sales on all unsold models. Reportedly, models with a flat 6-cylinder engine may have a faulty connecting rod. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recall document (linked...read more

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3 Hidden Ways that Automakers Try to Avoid Lemon Buybacks

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  March 30, 2021
  Lemon Law

When you have a legitimate lemon, you are entitled to a buyback, which involves the original auto manufacturer buying your vehicle back and issuing a refund. It’s the same concept as buying a broken television and returning it to the store for your money back. It sounds pretty simple, right? Unfortunately, automakers are for-profit companies...read more

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Kia Recalls Nearly 380,000 Vehicles for Potential Fire Risk

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  March 22, 2021
  Kia, Lemon Law, Recalls

Similar to a recent recall by Hyundai, Kia is recalling nearly 380,000 of its vehicles due to potential engine fire risks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHRSA), the following Kia vehicles are included in the recall: 2017-2019 Kia Cadenza models 2017-2021 Kia Sportage SUV models Short-Circuited Engines in Kia Vehicles The issue is due...read more

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Does Lemon Law Apply to RVs?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  March 19, 2021
  Lemon Law, Motorhomes, Warranties

You just bought your used recreational vehicle (or ‘’RV”), and you’re excited about the adventure ahead. You’ve been planning this road trip for a while. A few days before the trip, there’s a problem with one of the hoses. No big deal. You get it fixed, and on the way home, there’s a battery problem....read more

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Hyundai Tucson Expands Recall for Engine Fire Risk

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  March 12, 2021
  Hyundai, Lemon Law, Recalls

Last September, the South Korean auto manufacturer, Hyundai, issued a recall for certain 2019-2021 models of Tucson crossover SUVs due to an electrical short in the car’s computer that could potentially start fires, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The initial recall was for about 180,000 vehicle models. In January, however, the...read more

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