California Automobile Recall Lawyer
At Norman Taylor & Associates, we are dedicated to helping our clients
resolve the legal issues they face after the purchase or lease of a lemon.
Our firm is passionate about helping individuals whose vehicles have been recalled.
Defects in design can often result in the recall of a specific make and
model of a vehicle. Since 1966, nearly 300 million vehicles have been
recalled due to safety defects. If your vehicle has been recalled due
to a safety issue, our California lemon law attorneys can help assess
whether or not your auto qualifies for a buyback instead of a repair which
auto recalls typically offer.
Manufacturers must notify all registered owners and purchasers of the affected
vehicle in writing if a safety defect has been determined. The letter
must also inform the vehicle owners of the actions they can take to remedy
the situation. Names of the vehicle owners are obtained from the state's
motor vehicle offices.
Recalls are initiated by the manufacturers based either on the influence
of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigations or vehicle
owners' complaints. Defects can include a wide variety of issues,
including: cruise-control failures
- Gas pedal design
- Transmission interlocks
- Unsafe acceleration surges
- Electronic push-start system failures
Auto Recalls vs. Lemons
Recalls issued by automobile manufacturers are different than lemons. A
vehicle can have a part recalled without it being labeled a lemon. Vehicles
are only considered "lemons" when they are still defective after
a reasonable number of repair attempts. Recalls are issued for across-the-board
problems with a certain car part from a particular make/model of a vehicle.
Lemons, on the other hand, are vehicles with unique problems, meaning
not all cars of that make/model will have the same problem.
Protection Under California's Lemon Law
Do not allow car dealers or manufacturers to place you in an unsafe position.
Automobile recalls often mean that there is an error that must be fixed
as soon as possible. Serious injuries can be caused by a variety of defects.
Your safety and financial future are important to our firm. For that reason,
we can work with you and offer guidance on best to proceed. Find out more
about how we can help you resolve your situation and ensure that your
consumer rights are protected.
Contact our firm today!