Blog Posts in 2012

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  • ALERT: 2011 Jeep Patriots Under Investigation for Stalling
    ALERT: 2011 Jeep Patriots Under Investigation for Stalling

    From time to time we alert our car buying public of problem vehicles. Often such cars with well-documented defects are also potential Lemon Law candidates. Automotive news in their Oct. 29, 2012 issue ...

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  • Flat Rate Pay System Not Good for the Mechanic, Not Good For the Consumer
    Flat Rate Pay System Not Good for the Mechanic, Not Good For the Consumer

    There is a relationship between the auto repair technician Flat Rate pay system and the incidence of Lemon Vehicles. It's not as shaky as one might think. What is Flat Rate Pay System? It's ...

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  • RV Owners Are Far Too Patient (And Manufacturers Take Advantage of It)
    RV Owners Are Far Too Patient (And Manufacturers Take Advantage of It)

    Recently I reviewed an RV case. The number of defects was astonishing. This was a Class "A" RV that cost the client over $400,000.00. The list of defects went on page after page. As I continued to ...

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  • Negative Equity An International Disease
    Negative Equity An International Disease

    Capitalism has many benefits in a free society. It has inherent benefits to those who are creative and willing to work hard. Nowhere else can such a variety of people from many diverse backgrounds and ...

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  • Lemon Law Recall Announcement- Fiery Fords Escape
    Lemon Law Recall Announcement- Fiery Fords Escape

    Paul A. Eisenstein writing for the Detroit Bureau documented another Ford Motor Co. problem. Ford is telling its owners of an estimated 11,500 new Escapes to park their vehicles until they can be ...

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  • Extended Warranties ≠ Original Warranties
    Extended Warranties ≠ Original Warranties

    It is said, for those would deceive, every lie contains a grain of truth. And so it goes with automobile warranties. When you buy a new car it has what is called the original new car limited warranty. ...

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