What Are Your Chances of Winning a Lemon Lawsuit Against Ford?

If you're reading this article, chances are you have already brought your 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta or your 2012-2016 Ford Focus into the shop at least once for shuddering, hesitating, lacking power, stalling, activation of the "Transmission Overheat" warning light, activation of the "Check Engine" warning light, grinding, jerking, etc., etc. The Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta Lemon … [Read more...]

Ford Dealers Offering to “Buy Back” the Fiesta and Focus

Has your Ford dealer contacted you about a special offer to "buy back" your Ford Focus or Fiesta because they need it? Most likely they’re not making this offer because they desperately need your Focus or Fiesta for their used car inventory. Chances are, Ford Motor Company has advised their Ford dealerships to "buy back" these cars in order keep them from becoming Lemon Law cases … [Read more...]

Can I Give My Lemon Car Back to the Dealer?

Do you remember how much you loved your new car when you first drove it home? Everything from the make and model, to all of the latest high-tech features it came equipped with, to the way you felt as you drove down the road. It made you smile! Now you find yourself returning to the dealership time and time again trying to get the same problem fixed. Whatever defect your car has, … [Read more...]

Arbitration vs. Lemon Law Cases

Dealerships typically ask consumers to agree to arbitration in a stand-alone agreement or as part of the retail installment sales contract signed in the F&I (Finance and Insurance) office. The arbitration clause is usually buried somewhere on the backside of the contract, interspersed amongst other legal jargon written by attorneys, for attorneys, that consumers never really … [Read more...]

2011 to 2016 Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus: Increasing Numbers of Lemon Law Cases But No Recalls Yet

  Ford Motor Company begins the new year facing increasing numbers of Lemon Law cases over the same transmission problems with the Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus that they've known about for the last four years. If you have taken your 2011 to 2016 Ford Fiesta or your 2012 to 2016 Ford Focus into a Ford authorized repair facility at least four times for the same transmission … [Read more...]

2013 and 2014 Dodge Darts Are Plagued with Transmission System Defects

Is your 2013 or 2014 Dodge Dart shifting roughly, over-revving before shifting,  failing to shift, making a grinding noise, running rough, exhibiting a burning smell, or overheating?   Chrysler knows that the 2013 and 2014 Dodge Darts feature a defective hydraulic clutch system that does not function as expected and is instead plagued by problems and safety concerns. … [Read more...]

Ford Fiesta Transmission Problems

Transmission problems with the Ford Fiesta continue to be one of the top complaints we hear from Ford owners. Ford Fiesta model years 2011 through 2016 are equipped with a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) that shudders, hesitates and then jerks forward on acceleration, slips out of gear while driving, makes a grinding noise while driving, and sometimes will not move at … [Read more...]