Is your RV one of thousands recalled in November and December of 2018? The National Highway Traffic and Safety administration recalled several different models of recreational trailers and RVs from three major manufacturers for safety concerns: Cruiser, Heartland and Keystone. Was your RV affected?
January 2019 Archives
When consumers buy new vehicles, they typically expect those vehicles to not have any major issues. However, problems can arise during the manufacturing process that could result in brand new vehicles having defects before they even hit the road. As a result, California consumers could be at risk of their vehicles having faulty parts.
Dealing with a defect or malfunction in a vehicle is one of the most frustrating and expensive issues of adult life. Only a small percentage of car owners understand how their vehicles work, and even fewer have the skills to make repairs. Additionally, it is not always easy to understand the laws that govern and protect consumers when their vehicles fail to operate as they should. Many may turn to a legal professional to understand the rights included in their warranties as well as the protections offered by California lemon laws.
It seems as though several years have gone by since the initial recall of defective airbags made by Takata. The issue required the recall of millions of vehicles across the world, including many here in Los Angeles, beginning in 2016. Despite this, Toyota continues to have to issue recalls for this particular defect.
As motor vehicles evolve and advance, new car buyers may be amazed at the capabilities their vehicles have. It may seem at times as if the car or truck can think for itself, anticipate the driver's moves and even adjust for conditions in the environment. However, what does a driver do when the vehicle will not back up? It seems like a basic thing to expect from a vehicle, but California owners of Ford F-150s are finding their trucks cannot always perform this function.