All vehicles experience issues at some point. In many cases, the problems could be fixed with routine maintenance, such as getting new brake pads, but some California vehicle owners may feel that their vehicles are showing problems too soon or too often. Unfortunately, early or often wear could point to serious problems.

As mentioned, one issue that vehicle owners often need to contend with is getting their brakes changed. However, certain defects with a vehicle could result in the brakes wearing more quickly than anticipated. If an owner ends up replacing brakes too often, it is wise to have the vehicle checked for defects or other issues that may need to be addressed by the dealership or manufacturer.

Additionally, any type of leak in a vehicle’s engine could cause a problem. While some leaks may be caused by corrosion, poor maintenance or worn parts over time, some leaks may occur due to faulty parts or defects. If a leak occurs with the radiator, a vehicle could overheat, and there is even the potential for an engine fire. It is wise for vehicle owners to address any leaks as soon as possible.

If California consumers recently purchased their vehicles and are experiencing serious problems already, they may wonder what they can do. A first step would be to take the vehicle to the dealership for maintenance. If attempts to repair the issues do not prove effective, vehicle owners may have reason to gain information on state lemon laws to determine whether they may have reason to pursue legal recourse for the issues they faced.