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Dodge Dart Lemon Law Alert: Defective Clutches

We have been contacted by Dodge Dart owners regarding their Lemon Law rights.  Here is the complaint: the Dodge Dart  clutch pedals get stuck on the floors due to defective clutch master cylinders in the Fiat C635 manual transmissions. According to several cases already on file, the Dart transmission has defects in the clutch master cylinder…

201509.28
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VW and Audi Diesel Fraud: Jettas, Golfs, Passats, Beetles, A3s all Subject of Sales Fraud and Pollution Problems

Volkswagen / Audi Diesel news flash: the manufacturer now admits that 11 million of its vehicles worldwide were equipped with software that could be used to dupe emissions control tests. This scandal erupted after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, and…

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Volkswagen or Audi Diesel Owner? You Have Been Defrauded

Friday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused Volkswagen of installing sophisticated software on nearly 500,000 U.S. vehicles to manipulate emissions tests. The technology tricks regulators into believing that four-cylinder diesel cars comply with emissions standards, but the cars are actually emitting harmful pollutants at rates of up to 40 times acceptable standards. Volkswagen quickly halted…

201508.27
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Carmax Continues to Sell Recalled Cars

See this new story: Apparently CarMax is waiting for a catastrophe to happen and their corporate image to suffer a major meltdown before they will stop selling recalled cars? WTNH-TV: Blumenthal; CarMax playing car recall roulette Full report, released yesterday by the CARS Foundation, ConnPIRG, and M & R, with US Senator Richard Blumenthal: http://carconsumers.org/pdf/CarMax-CT-report_New-Haven_Hartford-6.pdf

201508.20
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Illegal Acts by State Farm? Pushing Customers to Knock Off Shops and Bad Parts

A lawsuit filed by the state of Louisiana alleges deceptive auto repair practices by State Farm Insurance. . The lawsuit alleges that State Farm pushed its customers to use auto repair shops that used “junkyard,” “knock-off” or “after-market” parts to repair cars, rather than manufacturer-issued parts. According to the lawsuit, the use of the used…

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Consumer Reports: Car Insurance Racket

Consumer report’s new research found that behind insurance rate quotes is a pricing process that judges you “less on driving habits and increasingly on socioeconomic factors.” These include your credit history, whether you use department-store or bank credit cards, and even your TV provider! Read more: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/car-insurance/auto-insurance-special-report/index.htm