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NHTSA looking into potentially lethal carbon monoxide emissions building up inside 2011-2014 Ford Explorers

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Lemon Law America

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has announced that it is looking into complaints from owners of 2011-2014 Ford Explorers where exhaust fumes and carbon monoxide are allegedly backing up into the vehicles creating potentially dangerous conditions.   NHTSA spokeswoman, Karen Aldana, commented on June 20, 2014 that the agency “is aware of the […]

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Toyota Agrees to Pay Record $1.2 Billion Fine for Covering-Up Safety Defects in its Vehicles

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Lemon Law America

On March 19, 2014, the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced a record breaking fine imposed upon Toyota Motor Corporation regarding its cover-up of safety defects in Toyota vehicles that led to widespread incidents of unintended vehicle acceleration. As noted by Attorney General Holder, the U.S. Justice Department’s criminal investigation revealed that, “rather than […]

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Chevrolet Cruze Coolant Leak Causes Bad Smell for Drivers

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Lemon Law America

A number of Chevrolet Cruze drivers have reported a bad odor coming from their vehicle while the heater is running. Over half a million of these vehicles have been sold. Although not all are producing the smell, many of the vehicles are producing an odor which has become so bad that some drivers will not […]

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J.D. Power’s Reliability Ratings Decline – More Potential Lemon Vehicles On The Road

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Lemon Law America

For 25 years, J.D. Power and Associates has published an annual study which details the average number of problems that every 100 owners of three year old vehicles experience. On February 12, 2014, J.D. Power and Associates released its latest study- Increased Engine and Transmission Problems Contribute to Decline in Vehicle Dependability for The First Time in More […]

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Federal and State Lemon Laws Require the Automobile Manufacturer to Pay Your Attorneys’ Fees and Costs

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Lemon Law America

In 1975, Congress enacted the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, which is often referred to as the federal “Lemon Law.” This law provides that if a warrantor of a consumer product fails to comply with the obligations of its warranty, i.e. repair defects in materials or workmanship, after being afforded a reasonable opportunity to do so, that […]

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