Oil Consumption, what does this mean?

Has your "low oil" warning light been illuminating on your dash board? Are you seeing drops of oil on your garage floor? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, you must take your vehicle to the dealership right away to have it checked for an oil leak. If the dealership finds that there is no oil leak, you need to ask them to begin an oil consumption test. A certain … [Read more...]

Honda Has Recalled 2012 Crosstours and Accords for Air Bag Issues

The United States National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a recall alert for 2012 model year Honda Accord sedans and Honda Crosstour vehicles due to an air bag inflator that was not manufactured to meet specifications and as a result, may fail to deploy the driver's side or passenger's side air bags during a collision. According to NHTSA, just under 350 of the … [Read more...]

Watch Out For Class Action Lawsuits Regarding Your Vehicle

There are so many class action lawsuits regarding vehicles that it is hard to keep up with all of them. The problem with a class action lawsuit is that the only people who actually come out with a sizeable settlement are the attorneys and the lead plaintiff or plaintiffs. If you have ever been involved in a class action, you probably already know that your "settlement" is worth … [Read more...]

It is Essential to Have Your Warranty Repairs Properly Documented

The best evidence in making a lemon law claim in California is the repair order and subsequent repair invoice provided to you by the dealership. When you take your car into the dealership for a warranty repair, make sure that your service advisor accurately records your complaints on the repair order and make sure that you do not leave the dealership without a copy of the repair … [Read more...]

Landmark Lemon Law Decision

Consumers May Bring Lemon Law Cases Even If They No Longer Own the Vehicle About ten months ago, the California Court of Appeals for the Fourth Appellate District made a landmark ruling in the case of Juanita Martinez v. Kia Motors America, Inc. The Court ruled that the Song Beverly Consumer Warranty Act (the California Lemon Law) does not require that the consumer maintain … [Read more...]