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...]

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...]

Landmark California Lemon Law Arbitration Case

On June 4, 2013, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a ruling in a lemon law case holding that the arbitration clause in California’s standard automobile sale contracts is illegal and unenforceable. This landmark case is called Vargas v. Sai Monrovia B, Inc. (Docket No. B237257). The Plaintiff purchased a Mini Cooper S from Assael BMW Mini of … [Read more...]