Nissan Sentra: CVT Transmission Lemon Law Cases

We’re receiving a growing number of calls regarding the Nissan Sentra model years 2014 to 2017 with transmission system problems — everything from inexplicable engine noises, to engine stalls, to the vehicle clunking and chattering when shifting, or aggressively shaking. In some cases, multiple transmission systems are being replaced under the factory warranty, but the problems … [Read more...]

Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus – Lemon Law Case, Class Action, or Dealership “Buyback”?

So you bought a 2012-2016 Ford Fiesta or Ford Focus, what now? If you are reading this blog post, chances are your Fiesta or Focus has experienced the same shuddering, hesitating, jerking, lack of power, failure to shift, failure to start, grinding, activation of the "CHECK ENGINE" warning light, activation of the "TRANSMISSION OVERHEAT" warning light, or activation of the … [Read more...]

2013 to 2017 Jeep Cherokee Transmission Problems

Are you having transmission system problems with your new 2013 - 2017 Jeep Cherokee? Have you taken it to the Jeep dealership four or more times for transmission system repairs? You are not alone and we can help you. Call us toll free at (855) 595-3666. Announced at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is only the third vehicle to use the compact US … [Read more...]

Can Uber and Lyft Drivers Pursue a Lemon Law Claim?

The California Lemon Law Group receives a large number of calls from distressed drivers regarding Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta transmission problems. The problems stem mostly from the DPS6 dual-clutch transmission and include issues such as: rolling backwards on hills after coming to a stop, shuddering and vibration between gears, hesitation when shifting, clunking and … [Read more...]

Ford’s New Clutch Packs are No Better than Previous Versions

Ford’s “new and improved” clutch packs for the 2012-2017 Focus and 2011-2017 Fiesta are no better than previous versions. Regardless of what your Ford dealership may tell you, there’s nothing normal about a new car that shakes and shudders. Three years ago, through Ford's 14M01 program, Ford extended the transmission system warranty of 2012-2014 Ford Focus and the 2011-2014 Ford … [Read more...]

Dodge Ram Pickup Transmission Problems: Lemon Law Alert

If your Dodge Ram pickup or Dodge Durango SUV is experiencing one or more of the following problems and you have taken your vehicle to an authorized Dodge dealership for repair 4 or more times for the same problem, it may be time to call in a California Lemon Law expert. Common transmission problems we are hearing about  from our clients include, but are not limited to: Hard … [Read more...]

Ford Tops Our 2016 List for Most Lemon Law Cases

Each year The California Lemon Law Group hears numerous complaints from consumers wondering whether or not their vehicle is a "lemon."  Often times there is a specific make and model that will top our list in regards to the sheer volume of incoming calls and successfully settled cases. This year, as with 2015, the 2012-2016 Ford Focus and the 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta topped our … [Read more...]

So Your Car Has A Lot of Problems, But Is It A Lemon?

As frustrated as you may be with constant trips to your dealership for the same problem, not all problematic vehicles are considered “lemons.” While Lemon Laws differ from state to state, California's Lemon Law actually favors the consumer significantly more than most other states. For example, in California, if a consumer wins their case, the automobile manufacturer is required to … [Read more...]

2017 Ford Focus: New Look, Same Problematic Transmission

Have you taken your 2011 to 2016 Ford Focus into a Ford authorized repair facility at least four times for the same transmission system problems? Chances are you’re going to be doing the same with the new 2017 Focus. The 2017 Focus has a new design but the same dual clutch “automatic” transmission system as previous year models. If buying “Made in the USA” was one of the reasons … [Read more...]

How Do You Know Your Vehicle is a Lemon? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What qualifies as a Lemon Car? Should you go through arbitration before you start a Lemon Law Case? Is a dealership "buyback" better than a California Lemon Law Buyback? These and other questions are answered in this California Lemon Law Infographic. … [Read more...]