Sue Winters loves her 2011 VW Tiguan so much that she affectionately named it “Ethel” -- as in Lucy and Ethel. So when Sue found “Ethel,” a relatively new car, dead in the driveway this summer, it came as a bit of a shock.
"The car doesn't start. It’s completely dead,” Winters said. “I was sad. I really was. I just love this car. "
It was surprising to Winters because the car had only 46,000 miles on it and was just out of warranty. She had it towed to her dealer, where it has sat for the last 3 months, and got a grim diagnosis.
"I had never even heard of a tensioner,” Winters... Continue reading »
Roughly 1.5 million people are registered owners of Ford Focus and Fiesta vehicles who may be experiencing an excessive shuddering condition due to transmission and clutch defects in their vehicles. If you are experiencing such issues with your vehicle, we are here to help ensure you receive maximum compensation.
Who is affected?
Owners of defective 2012 to 2016 Ford Focuses and 2011 to 2016 Ford Fiestas.
What kind of defect?
Certain Ford Focus and Fiesta vehicles are equipped with a defective PowerShift Dual-Clutch Automatic (DPS6) transmission, causing an excessive “shuddering”... Continue reading »
Gregory Moss, an attorney at Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center®, has nearly two dozen cases where consumers have experienced serious malfunctions with their 2014 or 2015 Jeep Cherokee. These cases are similar to the one that NBC5 Responds in Chicago covered in Valpraiso, Indiana involving the Jones’ family.
Marty and Heidi Jones were having difficulties with their new vehicle, so much so that they refused to drive it anymore. Their Jeep Cherokee would randomly stop almost every single day, unable to accelerate again, even while they were in the middle of an intersection. The Jones’... Continue reading »
For 30 years, J.D. Power and Associates has published an annual study that details the average number of vehicle problems that every 100 new vehicle owners experience in the first 90 days of ownership. On June 22, 2016, J.D. Power and Associates released its latest study - http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/2016-us-initial-quality-study-iqs. Remarkably, 21 of 33 brands studied improved their quality rankings from 2015. As noticed by Renee Stephens, Vice President of U.S. Automotive Quality at J.D. Power, “Manufacturers are currently making some of the highest quality products we’ve... Continue reading »
When you purchase a vehicle and invest a substantial amount of money, you are expecting quality in return. When it comes to the transmissions in the 2011-2015 Ford Fiesta and 2012-2015 Ford Focus models, thousands of drivers are complaining that they are scared to drive their vehicles. Some drivers have reported that their vehicles jerk, stutter, and stop without warning. There are also reports that these vehicles are not shifting smoothly and posing a serious safety concern. Many drivers are frustrated and unimpressed with Ford dealership excuses for not being able to repair the issue.... Continue reading »
WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2015) - A Palm Beach County jury found that Porsche Cars North America, Inc. breached its written warranty by failing to timely repair various defects and nonconformities in a 2013 Porsche 911 that was leased by Coral Springs resident, Adam Nadler. On August 14, 2015, the jury awarded Mr. Nadler $18,500 in damages. Additionally, per federal law, Mr. Nadler will be able to seek payment directly from Porsche for the attorneys' fees and costs his lawyers incurred handling this matter. Brent Wikgren, lead trial attorney for Mr. Nadler, who tried this... Continue reading »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® was founded in 1995 by principal attorneys, Adam J. Krohn and Gregory H. Moss, with the goal of providing affordable, effective legal representation to those who have been victims of defective cars, trucks and consumer products. Originally founded in Illinois, our firm's uncanny success has helped us in expanding our efforts on a nationwide basis. Today, we assist consumers throughout the co...