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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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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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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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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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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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