On June 22, 2012, General Motors announced it is recalling just about every Chevy Cruze sold in the United States, Canada and Israel to prevent the risk of engine fires. The recall affects 475,148 Cruzes, a vehicle that up until the recall had seemingly been praised by auto critics. The fires are caused when fluid drips onto a hot plastic shield below the engine. GM identified about 30 fires that could possibly be related to the issue. The recall was issued after NHTSA announced that it would be investigating the cause of fires which destroyed two 2011 Cruzes. GM has instructed Chevrolet... Continue reading »
Owners of 2007 and 2008 model-year Acura TL sedans will soon receive a letter asking them to bring their car in for repairs to a defective steering hose. It has been found that over time, the hoses can deteriorate, which can cause the cars to leak fluid or even start a fire. In 2008, Honda recalled 273,000 Acura TLs for a similar problem.
If you are having issues with the power steering on an Acura TL or experiencing any other problems with the vehicle, please visit Krohn & Moss, Ltd. at yourlemonlawrights.com or call them toll free at 1-800-US Lemon (800-875-3666). A consumer attorney... Continue reading »
Chrysler Group is recalling some 127,350 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles in the United States and Canada due to potential problems in electrical stability control and anti-lock braking systems, the company and U.S. safety regulators said.
Chrysler, majority owned by Fiat SpA, said it was not aware of any crashes, injuries or fires due to the issue.
The recall affects cars from the 2011-2012 model years and produced through Dec. 20, 2011, according to a company filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A fuse in the power distribution center in the vehicles... Continue reading »
Once you've made the decision to purchase a used vehicle, it's important to know how to protect yourself under lemon law type laws. The lemon law attorneys at Krohn & Moss, Ltd. suggest the following things when selecting a used vehicle:
BUY A "CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED" CAR!
Certified pre-owned vehicles are typically inspected to make sure they meet certain manufacturer specifications, and usually come with a warranty or guarantee that the vehicle will perform in a certain way or that the vehicle will be repaired if something is goes wrong with it.
BUY A CAR THAT IS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 YEARS... Continue reading »
Have you purchased a "new" Chevrolet Volt only to later find out that it had already been sold and is actually a "used" car? Did you pay a new car price for that "used" Volt? Further, since you were not the first purchaser, were you denied the right to take advantage of the $7,500 tax credit available to Volt purchasers? Much to General Motors' chagrin, some Chevrolet dealers are selling the fuel efficient Volt to other dealers or to a shell corporation owned by the dealership in order to claim the tax credit for themselves. Once the dealership receives the tax credit for themselves, they... Continue reading »
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company ("Goodyear"), has announced the recall of nearly 41,000 Wrangler Silent Armor tires that were manufactured during the year 2009.& The company stated that WRANGLER SILENT ARMOR TIRES, SIZES LT235/80R17 LRE, LT325/60R18 LRE, LT275/70R18 LRE, LT265/70R17 LRE, LT245/75R17 LRE, AND LT285/70R17 LRD, produced between the 9th week of 2009, through the 22nd week of 2009 (March 31, 2009 through May 31, 2009) are being recalled due to increased warranty claims by its customers.
< /p>Goodyear stated that the tread may separate in a small number of the... Continue reading »
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