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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

New Jersey Makes Noise Over Audi Q7 Replacement Brakes

Q: What can I do if my dealer uses defective replacement parts?

Most auto defect cases involve silent problems that drivers may not even notice are going on under the hood. But when the defect involves squeaky brakes, the owner – – and the whole neighborhood – – knows about it.

New Jersey Audi defects attorneys have filed a brake-squealing class action lawsuit against the manufacturer on behalf of all New Jersey Audi Q7 owners and lessees “who had brakes installed by Audi dealers between July 19, 2012 to present”. The suit does not affect the original, factory-installed Q7 brakes, only the Audi Q7 replacement brake parts.


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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Power Steering Problem Lead to GM Truck and SUV Recall


Q: What happens when power-steering fails?

General Motors auto recalls attorneys have learned that a power-steering system failure has resulted in over 1 million GM trucks and SUVs being recalled by the popular auto manufacturer. “About 30 crashes due to the temporary loss of power-assisted steering” have been reported, according to a spokesman for the automaker, resulting in two known injuries, but reportedly no known fatalities.

Allegedly, the power-steering “may momentarily fail before suddenly returning during low-speed turns”.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

New Bill Would Affect New Jersey Used Car Dealer Sales

Q: Can used car dealers sell cars with outstanding auto recalls?

New Jersey consumer fraud attorneys are closely watching a measure impacting used car sales that's making its way through the New Jersey State Legislature.  Consumer watchdog groups claim the bill would "create a loophole in existing regulations that can help dealers pull one over on car buyers during the purchase and beyond".

The bill, already passed in the Senate, would reportedly allow car dealers in New Jersey to sell to consumers used vehicles with dangerous outstanding..


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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Motor Oil Sold Today May Be Worthless for Modern Car Engines

Q: Is my motor oil obsolete and potentially dangerous for my car?

Breach of warranty attorneys represents consumers of products in claims against manufacturers and sellers when products fail to live up to express or implied warranties.

Express warranties are oral or written voluntary statements and promises by manufacturers about their products and their commitment to stand behind them. Two different implied warranties, on the other hand, are neither written nor spoken but are created by state law.


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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Mercedes Paint Defect Suit Has Owners Seeing Mars Red

Q: Can a car be recalled over a paint defect?

When people hear of auto recalls, they often think of catastrophic injuries and deaths caused by defective airbags and engine system failures. But safety issues aren’t the only things that lead to auto recalls.


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Friday, September 7, 2018

American Honda Monitoring Rising Oil Levels in CR-V and Civic Models Following Recalls in China

In February 2018, Dongfeng Honda, a Chinese automaker half-owned by Honda, announced an auto recall of 350,000 Honda CR-V SUVs and Honda Civics in China, both equipped with 1.5-liter turbocharged Earth Dreams direct injection engines. Now, officials of American Honda are monitoring the situation to see if a similar problem is occurring in the U.


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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Allegations of Conspiracy and Fraud Against Toyota

Q: Why does my Camry’s air conditioning system emit odors?

Like something out of a Seinfeld episode, some Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid owners are allegedly living a smelly car nightmare a bit similar the one Jerry suffered after a restaurant valet left a stench that was “beyond body order” in his car. It was impossible to remedy, even after multiple cleaning attempts. The whole gang noticed it and were forced to hang their heads out the window.

Instead of body odor though, the alleged problem is mold. And mold isn’t a laughing matter as the class action lawsuit against Toyota makes clear.


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Preparing for the Autonomous Car Revolution

Q: Are we ready for fully autonomous cars?

Auto recall attorneys and others who deal with the business of vehicle safety and consumer protection have legitimate concerns over the movement from traditional diesel engines to self-driving or autonomous technology in cars.

The so-called "autonomous revolution" is no longer a futuristic concept those of a certain age might remember George Jetson enjoying – – it's here. There are already vehicles among us with the capability to at least partially self-drive, with a human driver behind the wheel.


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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Help My New Car is a Lemon

Q: What is the New Jersey Lemon Law?

We’ve all heard the expression "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade". The premise behind it suggests keeping the lemon and burdening yourself to find a way to make something good from a bad situation. This might work with lemonade, but it doesn't work with brand new cars.


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Friday, August 3, 2018

How an Auto Recall Comes to Be

Q: How does an auto recall get issued?

Have you ever wondered how an auto recall comes to be instituted? Let's examine a situation that Kia defects attorneys and Hyundai defects attorneys will be monitoring to see if an auto recall is ordered.


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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Holding an Automaker Liable for Wrongful Death

Q: Can I sue an automaker for wrongful death?

Toyota defects attorneys know that when in automaker has to issue an auto recall, potentially impacting millions of vehicles, it's going to cost the company a substantial amount of money. But when the safety of the public is at risk, it's a cost that must be incurred.

Unfortunately, Toyota’s failure to issue an auto recall on a particular 1999 Toyota 4Runner ended up costing the auto manufacturer $12 million in a lawful death lawsuit.


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