Cars that grind, lurch, stutter and sometimes stop in the face of oncoming traffic: over the last six years, owners of a best-selling cars in the U.S. shared their concerns about what some called a safety defect. Today, thousands who are affected get answers.
Owners of the 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta and 2012-2016 Ford Focus may be eligible for a class action settlement with Ford. As NBC5... Read more »
In the middle of a busy intersection, with traffic headed right at them, Heidi and Marty Jones of Valparaiso say their new 2015 Jeep Cherokee shuddered, stuttered and refused to accelerate. That moment followed dozens of other nerve-wracking incidents in traffic, they say, and was their final straw.
"That was about the point when I realized enough was enough," Heidi Jones told NBC5 Responds... Read more »
NBC 5 Investigates uncovered hundreds of complaints from drivers across the country who said the transmissions in their 2011-2015 Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta made them feel unsafe enough to feel scared to drive their cars
They jerk, they stutter, they stop without warning.
Those are just three of more than 1,000 complaints NBC 5 Investigates uncovered from drivers across the country who said... Read more »
Hyundai and sister company Kia are going to fix an engine problem affecting roughly 1.5 million cars. The 2.4-liter naturally aspirated GDI and 2.0-liter T-GDI are the main culprits, engines that equip 2011 to 2014 models from both South Korean automakers.
The problem, as it happens, has been labeled as a machining error during the engine production. The error, Hyundai and Kia note, “may cause... Read more »
Reference URL : http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/03/27/ford-motor-co-admits-lemon-law-violations-marion-county/99509652/
On March 10, 2017, the Superior Court of Marion County entered judgment in favor of Indianapolis resident, Benjamin Rubin, and against Ford Motor Company for violation of the Indiana Lemon Law and federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. The judgment was entered by the Court following Ford’s admission of liability as to each of Mr. Rubin’s claims just days before trial was to commence. The case... Read more »
Ford Motor Company is recalling 31,867 vehicles in the United States and Canada, because the passenger side airbag my not inflate properly in the event of a crash. The affected vehicles are the 2016-2017 Ford Edge, the 2016-2017 Lincoln MKX and the 2017 Lincoln Continental.
The airbags were made by Japanese supplier, Takata Corp., but they do not have the same deadly problem that has led to... Read more »
Ford Motor Company recalled 680,872 vehicles, 602,729 of which are located in the United States, after determining the front driver and passenger seat belts may not function properly. The recalled vehicles are model year 2013 – 2016 Fusions, 2015 - 2016 Mondenos, and 2013 - 2015 Lincoln MXZs. The affected vehicles may be equipped with a seat belt anchor that could prevent the occupant from being... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware that Toyota has announced a safety recall of about 744,000 model year 2011 to 2016 Toyota Sienna vehicles in the U.S.
The car manufacturer said there is a possibility that if the Sienna's sliding door opening operation is impeded, the door's motor circuit could be overloaded and open the fuse for the motor. If that occurs when the... Read more »
VINCENNES, IN--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - On September 30, 2016, the Superior Court of Knox County, Indiana entered judgment in favor of Vincennes residents, Roy and Sarah Blair, and against FCA US LLC for violation of the Indiana Lemon Law. The case involved a 2015 Jeep Wrangler that Mr. and Mrs. Blair purchased new on October 11, 2014. Less than 2 weeks after their purchase, the cruise... Read more »