201702.14
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Ford Explorer Exhaust Danger! CBS News reports

Ford continues to deny that sucking exhaust into the passenger cabin is a “safety issue”! Amazing! Check out this CBS news report of a police officer who passed out and crashed his Explorer due tot the problem. (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ford-explorer-lawsuits-exhaust-leak-carbon-monoxide/) This is a serious defect, and owners who have experienced the smell of exhaust fumes — sometimes…

201701.17
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Lemon Law and Fraud Alert: More “Defeat Devices” and the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Ram trucks

One day after the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement that Fiat Chrysler installed software allowing vehicles to produce excessive nitrogen oxide emissions, lawsuits to protect consumer rights have begun. The EPA announcied that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and FCA US LLC failed to disclose engine management software in 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and…

201701.11
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Tesla X “Ghosting” Windshield: Lemon Law Report

We have received reports about the Tesla X and a serious windshield defect that leads to “ghosting.” As described by Consumer Reports: “[T]here are manufacturing design issues…the Model X’s uniquely curved windshield has resulted in “double vision” distortion of headlights, taillights, and streetlamps at night. The effect is distracting and tiring, and it makes following…

201701.11
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More Ford Fusion and Fiesta Lemons? Steering Defects

Plaintiffs in a 2014 federal case allege that new 2010-2014 Fusion or 2012-2014 Focus vehicles’ Electronic Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) system has a “systematic defect” that “renders the system prone to sudden and premature failure during ordinary and foreseeable driving situations.” The plaintiffs claim that the vehicles are defective because the EPAS systems contain unreliable…

201701.05
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Top-Tier Gas Can Help You Avoid Expensive Repairs?

Westways magazine reports that, based on AAA’s recent study, “Top Tier” gasoline is a lot cleaner and may help avoid costly repairs down the road. What is top tier? It does not mean the “grade” of gas that you see at the pump, which only deals with octane level. You have to go to “toptiergas.com/licensedbrands”…

201609.22
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Four California Counties Sue debt collector iQor US, Inc. for trying to collect from the wrong people

iQor and Allied Interstate LLC have continued to harass Californians using a global network of call centers, subjecting them to months of calls and harassment, including times when the wrong person was being called or the debt was discharged.  Harassing calls and robo-dialing is illegal under federal laws like the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and…