Pacoima, CA asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Lemon Law for California

Q: Can I hold a transmission shop accountable for poor job?

Recently bought a car for 3500. The previous owner had the transmission rebuilt (this was disclosed to me) for 3500 and the warranty for it was 30 days which the shop told me would transfer after sale. I purchased the car and before I even got home the same problem happened. The shop worked on it for two weeks before I picked it up again only for the same thing to happen. Car died before I got home. Now the shop wants to split another $3000 repair with me. Can I hold them accountable for the wasted time and money and how I would I got about doing so?

1 Lawyer Answer
Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Los Altos, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: IF they tried and failed to fix under warranty, you have a warranty law claim. Warranty law is lemon law. So, you have a lemon law claim. Contact a lemon law attorney for more insight.

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