Formally known as the Chevrolet Division of General Motors, this branch of the American automotive is often referred to as Chevrolet or Chevy. Sold in most markets around the world, Chevrolet was founded in 1911 by William Durant in an effort to sell vehicles that could compete with Henry Ford’s Model T. With headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, Chevrolet offers a wide range of vehicles from compact to larger commercial trucks. In 2016, the Chevrolet Bolt EV was named one of the 25 Best Inventions of the Year by Time Magazine, as it produced the first affordable entirely electric car.
Even a well-respected company such as Chevrolet is subject to defect. If you believe you have purchased a lemon vehicle from them and reside in the Oakland Alameda County area of California, contact our office for a consultation. Under California state law, as well as Federal law, you may be entitled to compensation for your lemon vehicle.
Common Chevrolet Defects
A wide variety of Chevrolet vehicles experience a range of issues, including:
- Transmission failure
- Unexpected airbag deployment
- Failure of the fuel pump
- Key becomes stuck in the ignition
- Fault in the anti-theft system leading to lockout
- Parking brake failure
Call us today to schedule a free consultation with our team to evaluate your claim and get you out of your lemon!
Common Chevrolet Recalls
Even with a longstanding history of excellent, Chevrolet cars still experience recalls. Some 2007-2008 Silverado models were recently recalled for airbags that may explode as a result of exposure to heat and humidity, striking passengers with metal fragments. Some vans with the ricon platform style wheelchair lifts were subject to recall as the lift could unintentionally move. The Cobalt model recalled over a million cars due to sudden loss of electric power steering.
Should you live in the Oakland Alameda County area of California, and these concerns may apply to your vehicle, you could be entitled to relief from either the California Lemon Law or Federal Law. Contact Kaufman & Kavicky, LLP for a consultation on your lemon vehicle today.