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Lemon Law & Dealer Fraud News 2018-01-09T07:52:52+00:00

PERILS OF BUY HERE PAY HERE – EXPLAINED BY JOHN OLIVER

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Comedian John Oliver entertainingly explains the perils of Buy-Here-Pay-Here used car dealers. Humor aside, the Buy-Here-Pay-Here subprime lending industry is fraught with deceptive, abusive, illegal selling schemes. https://youtu.be/4U2eDJnwz_s If you own a car with problems the dealer can’t seem to fix, or something “just ain’t right” about that deal you just made, call me. I may help you. (866) 712-8120.

FIAT TAKES BACK SMOKING 2014 FIAT 500L UNDER LEMON LAW

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Scott Law Group P.C. recently compelled Fiat to take back a defective 2014 Fiat 500L under the Lemon Law. The 500L emits an odor followed by smoke from the engine compartment.  For example:   https://youtu.be/Y3KPtotXRBw   The owner repeatedly sought to have the car repaired by the dealership.  The dealership each time returned the car to her claiming the odor and smoke could not be duplicated.  Through aggressive litigation and creative expert investigative techniques we not only duplicated the problem, we demonstrated why the problem occurs and explained the risk to safety it posed. After denying a problem exists in [...]

DEFENDANTS BUY BACK $197,000 MOTOR COACH

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Scott Law Group P.C. forced defendants to take back a defective motorhome under the California Lemon Law and Unfair Competition Law at no cost to our client.  The coach not only contained defects in material and workmanship, we uncovered the dealership’s unlawful practices of contract backdating, payment packing and undisclosed deferred down payments. If you own a defective motor coach or feel “something just ain’t right” about the sale, call me.  I may help you.  (866) 712-8120.

TOYOTA SUES HIGHLY DECORATED ARMY TANK COMMANDER TO AVOID THE LEMON LAW

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  Toyota is suing a highly decorated Army Tank Commander because an arbitrator ruled Toyota must replace the RAV-4 with a serious safety defect.  The Toyota RAV-4 experiences flickering lights and engine power loss.  Toyota asserts it owes no warranty obligations.  You’ll never guess why. If you own a Toyota RAV-4 with flickering lights or engine power loss call me.  Even if the dealership tells you it cannot duplicable the concern or there is no problem with your RAV-4, I may help you.  (866) 712-8120.

2014 JEEP CHEROKEE – ROUGH SHIFT/NO SHIFT/HARSH SHIFT

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Jeep Cherokee owners report their Jeep Cherokee experience delay shifting from 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th gears. The owners commonly complain the transmission does not downshift, abruptly lunges into gear or does not accelerate the Jeep. Just listen to this unfortunate consumer: https://youtu.be/HePR5Z5AKes This is a known issue. Jeep issued multiple technical service bulletins to address DTCs (diagnostic trouble codes) P0887-00, P061B-00, P0711-00, P072F-00, PO76F-00, P0810-00, P1CCC9-00, P0734-00 i.e., • TCM Power Control Circuit High • Internal Control Module Torque Calculation Performance • Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor A Circuit Range-Performance • Stuck In Gear 4 • Gear 7 Shift Incorrect [...]

HYUNDAI TUCSON – NO ACCELERATION FROM STOP

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Some owners report that their Hyundai Tucson or Sonata will not accelerate from a stop. They attempt to accelerate by pressing the gas pedal and the engine just revs. The car remains unresponsive. After several attempts to restart, the car suddenly works. These owners have taken their Tucson or Sonata to the dealership. The dealership often reports they cannot duplicate the problem.   https://youtu.be/TCVtr_zcyrs No acceleration from a stop is a known problem. Hyundai issued technical service bulletins to address DTCs (diagnostic trouble code) P0717, P0721 & P0722 pertaining to the automatic transmissions in Tucson and Sonata cars.   If [...]

Rolling Blackouts

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was recently informed by the Ultimate Driving Machine that over 500,000 of its cars may have been assembled with defective electrical connectors. These defective cars may experience a loss of electrical power which may cause an unexpected stall, or a tragic accident due to loss of control. As nimble these cars are, you don’t want that to happen to you as you are navigating the nürbergring. Affected cars include the following: Model Year 2008-2012 128i cars Model Year 2008-2012 135i cars Model Year 2007-2011 328i cars Model Year 2007-2011 335i cars Model Year 2009-2011 Z4 [...]

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Watch Your Tail Pipes, Carrera Owners

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Porsche recently announced a recall pertaining to defective exhaust systems equipped on Model Year 2012-2013, 911 Carrera cars. As a result of the defect, the exhaust tail pipe has the potential to separate from the rear muffler. A lose tail pipe on the roadway can present a significant safety threat to other drivers. It is unclear from the recall whether the defect is due to its design, or manufacture. The recall does not apply to 911 Carrera cars equipped with a sport exhaust. Owners of these defective cars may contact National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 1 (800) 327-4236 (TTY [...]

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Nissan Cars Equipped With Defective Air Bag Systems

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Nissan North America, Inc. recently informed National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officers that certain Nissan cars are equipped with defective air bag systems. Sensors within the passenger Occupant Detection System may contain a manufacturing defect that will cause suppression of the air bag in the event of a crash. It is unclear at this time as to the number of cars that are affected by the defect. The recall applies to the following scope of cars: Model Year 2013 Nissan Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, Sentra, and Infinity JX35 cars. Owners of these defective cars will receive a recall notice from Nissan [...]

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