Is Your Chevrolet Spark or Cruze a Lemon?

Owners of the Chevy Spark, model years 2014-2016, and Chevy Cruze, model years 2011-2014, are experiencing much the same transmission problems as owners of other makes and models with the CVT transmission such as the Nissan Sentra. Common Chevy Spark and Cruze complaints include, but are not limited to: Hesitation when attempting to accelerate from a stopped position … [Read more...]

Nissan Sentra: CVT Transmission Lemon Law Cases

We’re receiving a growing number of calls regarding the Nissan Sentra model years 2013 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 Class Action Settlement Reached – Now what?

So you bought a 2012-2016 Ford Fiesta or Ford Focus in California, what now? If you are reading this blog post, chances are your 2012-2016 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 … [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...]