Chevrolet Lemon Law
Chevy Lemon Law

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Chevrolet Lemon Law Buyback Attorneys

Sick and tired of spending time at the shop trying to get your new or used Chevrolet repaired? Have you wasted time and money, and the car still has the same problem(s)?

California’s Lemon Law covers Chevrolet vehicles and could be the path to either getting your money back or receiving a new vehicle!

 

What is the Lemon Law?

In 1970, California enacted the Lemon Law to relieve drivers from persistent vehicle problems.

What does the Lemon Law do? The simple answer: if you purchased or leased a new or used vehicle in California that is under warranty and has had an ongoing problem or problems that a dealer has unsuccessfully attempted to fix over multiple repair visits, you may qualify for compensation.

The California Lemon Law applies to cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, RVs, motorcycles, some business-owned vehicles, and boats.

It applies to purchased or leased new vehicles. It also pertains to used vehicles that are certified pre-owned and/or still under a manufacturer’s warranty.

When Life Gives you lemons, get a lawyer.

Is your car a lemon?

No matter where you are in California, we can help you get appropriately compensated for your “lemon.”

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The manufacturer pays the Gayle Law Group PC when your case is resolved. You are never responsible for any legal fees.

Does My Chevrolet Qualify As A Lemon?

There is no single or easy answer. The Lemon Law requires both a substantial defect and either that the vehicle is not repaired after multiple attempts to get it fixed or it has been cumulatively at the dealership for many days. Substantial defects impair the vehicle’s “use, value, and/or safety.”
  • A defect that affects a vehicle’s use prevents you from driving the vehicle as it was intended to be driven.
  • A vehicle’s value is diminished when the defect means the vehicle won’t sell for the price it usually would bring – if the defect weren’t there.
  • Safety defects put the driver, passengers, and other drivers in danger.
The problem does not have to be safety-related to qualify. If your Chevrolet has repeatedly been ‘in the shop’ and still has the same issue, it may be a lemon. If a defect involves a safety issue, such as faulty airbags, it may only require two repair attempts. However, if your Chevrolet has been in ‘the shop’ for more than thirty days, cumulative, regardless of the defect(s), it may qualify as a lemon. Some examples of problems in a Chevrolet vehicle that could be considered substantial are problems involving:
  • Brakes
  • Engines
  • Steering
  • Electrical systems
  • Suspension
  • Air conditioning/heating systems
  • Windows
  • Transmissions
  • Doors
  • Back up cameras
  • Water leaks
It is important to remember that your Chevrolet does not have to be brand new or have incredibly low mileage to be protected. Even if your Chevrolet has over 50,000 miles on it, if you took it in for repair while it was still under warranty, it could be considered a lemon.

About Chevrolet

Chevrolet is a division of General Motors. Chevrolet has been one of America’s sturdiest, most popular car brands for over one hundred years. Chevrolet is a global automotive brand that employs over 20,000 people and currently produces about 18 models. The most popular models include the Silverado, the Equinox, the Malibu, the Cruze, and the Traverse. They are owned by General Motors, the fourth largest car manufacturer in the world, behind Toyota, Volkswagen, and Hyundai/Kia.

Common Chevrolet Vehicle Defects

Chevrolet is one of the oldest car makers in the world. That, of course, does not mean they produce vehicles without defects. Every car manufacturer does. Manufacturing mistakes, a problem with a supplier’s product, design issues, a robot off by millimeters, or a plant-wide problem, can all make a Chevrolet a lemon. Some of the common defects that people have complained about concerning their Chevy cars include:
  • Engine oil leaks
  • Airbag issues
  • Diesel leaks
  • Loud clunking noises from the engines
  • Sputtering
  • Stalling
  • The vibration of the engine
  • Navigation failures
  • Shifting hesitation
  • Loss of power
  • Transmission failures
Chevy vehicles are known to have high safety ratings, and they have the awards to prove it, but they have still had to issue numerous recalls over the years for safety-related and other reasons. The most recent Chevy recall is for the Silverado: The trucks could have their roof-rail airbag inflator end cap detach from the inflator, or the inflator sidewall may rupture. That would prevent the airbags from working properly and, in some instances, could send shrapnel into the passenger cabin Some of the recent recalls Chevrolet has had to issue for some of their vehicles include:
  • A potential software glitch that could disable vehicle brake systems
  • Faulty ignition switch
  • Takata airbag inflators can explode
  • Loose bolts could cause a rollaway risk
  • Potential sudden loss of power steering at any time
  • A defective fuel sensor could cause leaks that could cause a fire
  • Incorrect glass installation (could explode in an impact)

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If you have had several repair attempts and still have issues with your Chevrolet, there is no longer reason to suffer the stress. Keep documentation of all repairs done – or attempted – to your Chevrolet, as well as every call and appointment you make. If you think your Chevrolet may be a lemon, contact the Gayle Law Group, PC, today for a FREE consultation. You will be treated with respect, and your case will be taken seriously, no matter the issue.

FAQ

How long does a lemon law buyback take?

Each lemon law buyback situation is different, and the time it will take to complete the buyback process will vary from case to case. For example, some lemon law buybacks can be completed in as little as 90 days, while some can take much longer.

How does Chevrolet's buyback program work?

Dealerships often offer to get you out of your lemon car and into a new vehicle. But, unfortunately, they make you think that they are giving you what is required by the Lemon Law when they are just trying to make another profit off of you. In most cases, this will result in a significant loss to you. An experienced Lemon Car Lawyer can advise you on the best way to pursue compensation for your Chevrolet lemon.

Can a used car qualify for lemon law?

Used cars are often sold under the original factory warranty from the manufacturer or with a manufacturer's extended warranty.

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About California Lemon Car Lawyer "Liz" Gayle

Liz Gayle is considered a top California Lemon Car Lawyer. For more than 20 years, she has been helping consumers get their lemon cars in California bought back by manufacturers. Also, as a former counsel to a major auto manufacturer and highly experienced California lemon law attorney, Ms. Gayle has extensive knowledge of California's Lemon Law.

As a result, Liz Gayle is one of California's most sought-after Lemon Law Lawyers. A client-focused lawyer, Ms. Gayle has successfully handled cases for many clients – both owners of cars and those leasing vehicles. Additionally, Ms. Gayle works directly with consumers to dispute cases with auto manufacturers and dealerships concerning vehicles ranging from moderately priced domestic models to exotic and expensive imported autos or recreational vehicles. To learn more about lemon law attorney Liz Gayle, click here.

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