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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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Nissan CVT Class Action – IMPORTANT DEADLINES APPROACHING

Following on several previous class actions involving CVT transmissions in Nissan vehicles, a CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT has been reached in the matter of Teresa Stringer, et al. v. Nissan North America, Inc., Case No. 3:21-cv-00099, involving transmission defects in these vehicles: 2014-2018 Nissan Rogue 2015-2018 Nissan Pathfinder 2015-2018 Infiniti QX60 If you file a claim… Read More »

Acura RDX, MDX and TLX Transmission and Infotainment System Defects

Acura is facing multiple class action suits regarding Acura MDX, Acura RDX, and Acura TLX models, along with several models from its sibling brand, Honda.  One suit alleges the following transmission problems: Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure These issues relate to the same ZF 9 SPEED TRANSMISSION which has been the… Read More »

Honda Odyssey and Pilot Transmission and Infotainment System Defects

Honda is facing multiple class action suits regarding Honda Odyssey and Honda Pilot models, along with others including Honda Ridgeline and Honda Passport.  One suit alleges the following transmission problems: Jerking Slipping Hesitation Banging into gear Stalling Transmission failure These issues relate to the same ZF 9 SPEED TRANSMISSION which has been the subject of… Read More »

Update – Nissan Altima Class Action – IMPORTANT DEADLINES APPROACHING

We previously wrote about issues we were seeing with Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs) in Nissan vehicles, including Nissan Altima, and developing class actions.  (Read more here.) To update on Nissan Altima specifically, as we had predicted, a class action settlement has been approved by a federal district court in the matter of Christopher Gann, et… Read More »

Update – Nissan Sentra Class Action – IMPORTANT DEADLINES APPROACHING

We previously wrote about issues we were seeing with Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs) in Nissan vehicles, including Nissan Sentra, and developing class actions.  (Read more here.) To update on Nissan Sentra specifically, as we had predicted, a class action settlement has been approved by a federal district court in the matter of Patricia Weckwerth, et… Read More »

Why Don’t Auto Manufacturers Buy Back Lemons?

There is case law that requires manufacturers to buy back your vehicle when it meets the lemon law criteria – even if you don’t ask them to.  The law recognizes that manufactures have the ability to know your vehicle qualifies before you may even know it.  Yet most manufacturers will do everything in their power… Read More »

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 »