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Monday, January 22, 2018

Some Owners Have a Dim View of Cadillac

Q: What can I do if my headlights are dim or fail?

Cadillac. Its name was one of the earliest symbols of luxury in the automotive industry. Not only is it generally associated with success or being top-of-the-line, the term “Cadillac” has been used in songs throughout history, and has been used in non-automotive circles by marketers trying to benefit from the Cadillac name, birthing the comparative phrase "the Cadillac of x" for products and services like vacuums, health plans, and Christmas trees.


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Monday, January 22, 2018

Love and Lubrication Makes a Subaru


Q: What can I do if my Subaru engine fails prematurely?

It’s been said that love makes a Subaru. Well, there are several Subaru owners who expect a bit more in their cars.

Subaru defects attorneys have learned of a proposed class action lawsuit regarding alleged defects and engine failure in 2009-2014 Subaru WRX and WRX-STI cars.
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Monday, January 22, 2018

Regional Auto Recalls


Q: Can an auto recall be limited to certain regions of the country?

Sometimes, an auto recall problem-- such as a defective door latch-- becomes apparent quickly and only newer model vehicles are affected. Other times, like in the case of the massive Takata airbag recall previously reported on in this blog, the problem may not present itself for many years and may only involve older vehicles. These older model auto recall problems, like the recent Nissan Versa coil spring recall, may not present themselves until corrosion factors in.
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Thursday, December 28, 2017

GM Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Air Conditioning Defects


A class action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors Company (GM) in connection with air conditioning problems that caused the systems to fail entirely. The lead plaintiff in the case claims that he purchased five vehicles from GM - a 2016 Cadillac Escalade, and four model year 2015 Chevy Suburbans, all of which had air conditioning systems that needed to be replaced.

The class could potentially include thousands of model year 2015-2016 GM Cadillac Escalades, Chevrolet Silverados, Chevrolet Suburbans, Chevrolet Tahoes, GMC Sierras, and GMC Yukons.


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Monday, December 18, 2017

2018 Jeep Compass is Way Off Course


Q: Can two separate auto recalls for one car be issued simultaneously?

“Airbag recall”. Two of the most frightening words in the automotive world ever since the famous Takata airbag nightmare of past few years. But after a brief lull in airbag news, Fiat Chrysler defects attorneys say a different airbag problem is prompting a new and different airbag recall.


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Friday, December 15, 2017

Audi in the Hot Seat


Q: Could my Audi catch fire?

Audi defects attorneys have learned that the automaker is in the proverbial “hot seat” over the latest auto recall reportedly impacting five models in its line.

Audi is reportedly recalling over 216,000 vehicles from model years 2013–2016, including the A5 Coupe, A5 Cabriolet, A4 Sedan, A5 Allroad and Q5 due to an allegedly defective electrical connector for the auxiliary heaters.

"Corrosion inside the electrical connectors for the auxiliary heaters” can reportedly cause:

  • the heater wires to overheat and melt
  • the auxiliary heater to fail and/or
  • risk of fire from the melting wires

In what might have been a cost-cutting measure that apparently back-fired, Audi reportedly switched from using a combination of tin and silver to make the electrical connector to just using tin in April 2011, then switched back to the tin and silver combination again in June, 2015.
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Driving Blind Issues with Range Rover Jaguar


Q: If your vehicle’s instrument panel went blank, could you still safely drive it?

Now you see it, now you don't. At least that's what Jaguar Land Rover vehicle owners are saying about instrument clusters on certain Range Rovers, Range Rover Sports and Jaguar vehicles.

Range Rover and Jaguar defects attorneys have learned that nearly 30,000 vehicles are being recalled after an internal investigation "found the voltage to circuits could become unstable during periods of high temperatures…[causing] software to detect faults and then reset the instrument clusters" which would go blank during resetting for periods of at least seven seconds.
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Friday, December 8, 2017

Volkswagen May Wish it Could Turn Back Time


Q: Can an auto recall happen two times for the same problem?

If I could turn back time, if I could find a way… I'd get the clock spring recall right on the first day.

No, it isn’t Cher, but it could be a tune that Volkswagen executives have stuck in their heads as they are forced to revisit the adequacy of a prior Volkswagen auto recall.

Volkswagen defects attorneys are watching with interest the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (“NTHSA”) so-called "recall query" examining the effects of repairs made under a prior August 2015 clock spring defect recall.
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Emissions Defect Scandal Stench Still Lingers Around Auto Parts Supplier


Q: What was the parts supplier’s role in the emissions defeat devices software scandal?

When reflecting on recent large-scale automotive consumer fraud cases, the Volkswagen brand immediately comes to mind.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

When Engine Control Software Gets “Confused”


Q: Can engine control software problems cause stalling in certain Audi 3 cars?

"Engine stop while driving" is not a welcome light to see illuminate on the dashboard when you're out and about in your Audi A3.

But Audi defects attorneys have recently learned of an engine stalling problem that prompted an auto recall of over 8,000 model years 2017–2018 Audi A3 cars.

Reportedly, engines can stall when "incorrect engine control unit software…misreads the flywheel rotation".
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Friday, November 17, 2017

Are Ford Explorers Leaking Carbon Monoxide into Cabins?


Q: Could your car make you ill?

Have you ever been so tired while driving that you almost nodded off at the wheel? Some reasons for this dangerous behavior might include a long work shift, sleep deprivation, or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol – – all things within the driver’s control.

But if you are driving certain Ford Explorers, there could be more to it.

Ford Explorer customers, including some police officers, have reportedly complained about "symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning including nausea, headaches and dizziness… and losing consciousness while driving”—issues that have Ford auto defects attorneys and consumers concerned.
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