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Lemon Law Information – Goldsmith West

When it comes to lemon law cases, knowledge is truly power. In our blog, we present lemon law information to educate you about lemon law topics and your rights under lemon law. For additional information, please visit our FAQ page, where you will find answers to a variety of commonly asked lemon law questions, or contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

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FORD TRANSMISSION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT VACATED

Ford Transmission Class Action Settlement Vacated.
Claims possibly worth $75K+ reinstated. Time is of the essence: A District Court is considering re-approval of the class release, which may diminish the value of claims.

Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and Lemon Law

What are Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and how do they affect Lemon Law? Automobile manufacturers and dealerships regularly use computers to diagnose and fix vehicles. A common way they identify issues with a vehicle is to check the vehicle’s internal computer for Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs). DTCs are error codes that are used by technicians… Read More »

Lemon Law Transmission Problems in Acura TLX

Have you had any of the following problems in your Acura TLX? Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure Your vehicle may be equipped with the same ZF 9 Speed transmission which has been the subject of class action lawsuits in other vehicles.   Class actions can both help and hurt the value of… Read More »

Lemon Law Transmission problems in Honda Pilot

Have you had any of the following problems in your Honda Pilot? Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure Your vehicle may be equipped with the same ZF 9 Speed transmission which has been the subject of class action lawsuits in other vehicles.   Class actions can both help and hurt the value of… Read More »

Lemon Law Transmission problems in Land Rover Discovery Sport

Have you had any of the following problems in your Land Rover Discovery Sport? Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure Your vehicle may be equipped with the same ZF 9 Speed transmission which has been the subject of class action lawsuits in other vehicles.   Class actions can both help and hurt the… Read More »

Lemon Law Transmission problems in Range Rover Evoque

Have you had any of the following problems in your Range Rover Evoque? Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure Your vehicle may be equipped with the same ZF 9 Speed transmission which has been the subject of class action lawsuits in other vehicles.   Class actions can both help and hurt the value… Read More »

Lemon Law Transmission Problems in Fiat 500X

Have you had any of the following problems in your Fiat 500X? Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure Your vehicle may be equipped with the same ZF 9 Speed transmission which has been the subject of class action lawsuits in other vehicles.   Class actions can both help and hurt the value of… Read More »

Chevrolet Colorado / GMC Canyon – Lemon Law Issues

We have noticed a trend in potential lemon law issues in recent model year Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks.  The current version of these mid-size pickup trucks was launched for model year 2015. Many of these trucks have exhibited transmission problems, with the following descriptions: Sluggish Hesitation Will not downshift Losing ability to drive… Read More »

What are Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) and how do they affect Lemon Law?

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) are technical publications from an automobile manufacturer that identify commonly observed issues in a particular range of vehicles and provide diagnostic and repair instruction. TSBs are used to explain to dealerships and other repair facilities how to repair known issues in a vehicle.  When there are numerous TSBs for the same… Read More »

Update: FCA (Jeep – Chrysler – Ram) ZF 9HP Class Action Settlement

We have previously written about how class actions affect individual lemon law claims and about the FCA ZF 9HP class action specifically.  This is an update.   It appears the class settlement was in fact approved by the Court, or at least that FCA took action on it.  A company called Dahl Administration LLC is… Read More »