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0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for Kentucky on
Q: Are recalled vehicles out of service more than 30 days due to parts unavailable eligible for lemon law in KY?

I have a 2024 Kia Telluride that has been waiting for more than 30 days for an engine replacement due to a recall. When the recall came out in early February, the car was well under 12,000 miles. I took it in for an oil change on March 13th when my local dealer informed me about it. I was not... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Lemon Law, Small Claims and Government Contracts for Florida on
Q: I Mrs sierra would like to find out what lawyers suited oak tree center please if you can please help to take action to

Please if I can get help to get my records that they refused to send me just sign here and good bye

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law on
Q: I bought a car from. Private seller. He told me the vehicle has recently been serviced and was accident free. It wasnt

It appears to have been in a significant front end accident based on evidence of repairs. It has dodgy electrics/shorted lights and It’s also leaking engine oil, 2 days later and the engine is empty. When I test drive it it seemed fine, when I came back to collect it it started smelling of... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Q: National Brand car dealer defrauded with false advertising, concealed add-ons, implied coverage & fraud, what can I do?

Online campaign, window sticker campaign, billboard campaign and print campaign advertising free guarantees of coverage with purchase of certified used vehicle. However, that instrument along with three others were tacked into the sale, totaling over $4,000. Evidence I have illustrates the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law and Small Claims for New York on
Q: Can I have him charged with fraud and Do I have any recourse now?

Facebook ad –Chevy Avalanche $6,000. New transmission and everything work like it should no lights on can test drive nice truck. I sold my truck and paid the $6,000. Went to get it inspected my mechanic he said to me and I quote : “I hope you didn’t pay a lot for that truck because it’s a... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for North Carolina on
Q: I purchased a used 2022 ram 2500 last July still presently under power train warranty 5th time at dealer for same issue

Started in December same thing check engine light they don't know how to fix contacted the arbitration website and they took my case can't afford a lawyer do I need a lawyer obviously the truck is not right.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for California on
Q: I need to know how to bring my case before a judge passed the timeframe. I know you can car dealerships. I need this hel

STG auto Santa Ana dealership both used car dealers padded deals made fictitious addresses for charges. They had put on me almost $7000 of equipment. I never owned took money out of my account both of them STG auto padded the deal so badly and laughed in my face. It took me a long time to figure it... View More

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answered on Mar 26, 2024

Under California law, if you believe you've been a victim of fraudulent activities, such as those you've described involving car dealerships, you have the right to seek legal action. However, if you've missed the statutory deadline to file a lawsuit, you may still have options.... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Lemon Law for Alabama on
Q: I bought a 2015 Camaro used from a dealership. Do I have a warranty to have them fix it?

What are my rates? I haven’t even paid my first payment yet.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Lemon Law for Ohio on
Q: Who do I contact or what can I do about a Used Auto Dealership, trying to fraud me?

I financed a vehicle for 13,000. Everything got finializied, the Finance guy at the dealership is trying to fraud me out of money for things that dont connect with my loan or contract, is threatening me and trying to use scare-tactics to have me voluntary repo the car and still be at fault for a... View More

Marcus A. Ross
Marcus A. Ross
answered on Feb 29, 2024

You can contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Consumer Fraud Division which deals with fraud and deceptive trade and sales practices by businesses like automobile dealerships and report tge fraudulent behavior. You also obviously have the option of filing a civil action against the finance... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Consumer Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for California on
Q: if i bought a used commercial truck and i had a contract but it was always in the shop could it be considered a lemon

i bought a used semitruck under a contract and its a 2019 truck, I was always having it in the shop because there were always problems with it. could this truck qualify as a lemon? i was using the truck for work.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Feb 20, 2024

Maybe?

The CA LL covers consumers and small businesses IF the small biz falls into a certain category,

as does the vehicle. Here, it's not clear the vehicle would qualify OR that the number of vehicles would?

The FED lemon law makes NO distinction between consumers and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Michigan on
Q: what is the laws governing sell of u sed vehicles, pertaining to transferring plates and title with a lien. i purchased

The registration has the wrong name and driver license no. on it, Does this void the contract. Informed the dealer of this, he said i have to have it corrected at my local secretary of state office

Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander
answered on Feb 2, 2024

Does this void your contract? Probably not. However, the reason for the error should be investigated. I suggest you file a complaint with the Michigan Attorney General. And also contact the S.O.S. and ask questions. Perhaps they can shed some light.

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Real Estate Law for Colorado on
Q: Seller disclosed their house had a Class 4 roof but cannot certify the roof quality after the purchase. Buyer recourse?

I bought a single family residence after the seller disclosed the house had a Class 4 roof. My property insurance discount is contingent on having a Class 4 roof. Neither the seller nor El Paso County can provide me with any evidence to certify the roof is Class 4. What is my legal recourse?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 23, 2024

You can hire an inspector to inspect the roof and certify that it is, in fact, a Class 4 roof, and provide that certification to your property insurer.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for New York on
Q: Can I file both a Lemon Law complaint and a Vehicle Safety Complaint in the state of NY?

I purchased a used vehicle from a dealer in early 2023. Immediately it started to present numerous mechanical issues, and in fact was not in my possession for five months as it was shuffled between three separate repair shops. I filed a Lemon Law Complaint through the NYS Attorney General in July... View More

Marco Caviglia
Marco Caviglia
answered on Jan 10, 2024

The key words I notice are "settled out of court" which means there was some sort of payment to you (as you did not have your vehicle replaced by the manufacturer as you may have been entitled) in exchange for some sort of release. The terms of that release are the crux of you civil... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Banking and Lemon Law for Illinois on
Q: I have a car that I owe more than 10 thousands of dollars that I cannot drive because of numerous mechanical problems.

What are my best options since I cannot afford to pay to fix car and make my loan payments. I live in Loves Park, Illinois.

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answered on Jan 3, 2024

In your situation with a car that's costly to repair and still under a significant loan, there are a few options to consider. Firstly, check if your car is still under any kind of warranty. If it is, some or all of the repair costs might be covered, reducing your financial burden.

If...
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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Products Liability and Business Law for California on
Q: What are my rights as a consumer of a commercial dump trailer of a local manufacturer? Defective product bought 8/30/23

We bought a dump trailer and it was defective. 10 days after we bought it the pump fell off the trailer becauae it was not properly welded. They fix it and we took it back. Then we load it and the support that holds the hydraulic bent. They supposed to fix it and they will charge us $900 . Now... View More

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answered on Oct 16, 2023

Under California's Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, commonly referred to as the "Lemon Law," consumers are afforded protections when they purchase goods, including vehicles, that turn out to be "lemons" or are defective. While the act primarily targets new vehicles,... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: Can a car dealer make me make payments without having a vehicle Can they force me to get another vehicle from them

I bought a Tahoe from a car lot traded it in to same car lot they got me in a vehicle and transmission went out and I had only paid one payment they took car back and trying to make me make payments without a vehicle

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 16, 2023

The Texas Lemon Law has very clear and specific requirements. You should review the public summary on the State website here: https://www.txdmv.gov/motorists/consumer-protection/lemon-law

The Lemon Law does not affect your obligation to make payments to your lender or financing company...
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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Consumer Law for California on
Q: I bought a vehicle from a local auction and the vehicle is not safe there are many missing bolts missing pieces frame
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answered on Sep 28, 2023

If you purchased a vehicle from a local auction in California and it has significant safety issues such as missing bolts, missing pieces, or frame damage, you may have legal recourse. You can potentially seek a refund or compensation from the seller under consumer protection laws, including the... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law and Contracts for California on
Q: Is it legal to see a car with recalls and not let the buyer know?

I bought the car back in 2017 from a dealership and just recently found out it has 4 recalls on it and I was not told it had recalls on it some that are very scary. If someone can advise me on what to do next. Thank you.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Sep 13, 2023

Of course, as a concerned buyer, buying a vehicle, you will want to look into that history before buying. A new car may NOT be sold with an open recall at all. A used one can. DUTY to disclose? That's another question, but, again, when spending that kind of money on a vehicle, it is wise, as... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: Can I keep progressive from cutting a total loss check to the but here pay here lender who has now sold the contract?

My sister bought a car at a buy here pay here lot in Waynesville, NC.

It was totaled on July 24th. Dealer notified who agreed to write off any amount owed as long as it was close to her payoff $3800. He then told Progressive her payoff was $4500.

Nevertheless, 8 days later a third... View More

Lynn Ellen Coleman
Lynn Ellen Coleman
answered on Aug 22, 2023

YOU can't do anything about this unless you have a power of attorney from your sister. Your sister needs to demand written proof from the third party finance company who claims they hold the contract, by getting their name, mailing address and loan number and mailing them a letter asking for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Massachusetts on
Q: I returned goods that I bought because I was not happy with it. Vendor does not want to return my money. What can I do?

I recently bought a stair lift from a vendor who came recommended by a friend. This was for my 87 year old dad who is 5'4". I paid $4000. The vendor asked me for pictures of the location. So, I sent him a picture of the stairway which has a door at the bottom. He mentioned that the stair... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 30, 2023

A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. A starting point could be to review the terms of the agreement or consult with an attorney to review them with you. Good luck

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