Chrysler is considered one of the “Big Three” automobile manufacturers in the United States. It is the American subsidiary of the Dutch-domiciled company Stellantis.
The original Chrysler company was founded by Walter Chrysler back in 1925. The company was acquired by Daimler-Benz in 1988 and was renamed DaimlerChrysler.
Over the decades, Chrysler has built a quality reputation, however, despite this, many of these vehicles can be considered lemons under the California law.
Chrysler owners that experience repeated issues with their vehicle while under warranty are entitled to file a lemon law claim. The California lemon law is found under the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act (“Song Beverly”) found at California Civil Code Section 1790 et. seq.. If you have a valid claim, Chrystler must either provide a new vehicle or refund your money if they cannot fix the problem after a “reasonable number” of repair attempts.
An automobile may be presumed to be a lemon if:
It is crucial to have an experienced lemon law attorney on your side to help you navigate the lemon law process. Call us to find out whether your Chrysler qualifies as a lemon.
Consumers have experienced numerous Issues with Chrysler vehicles, including things like:
All of these issues can have a significant effect on your Chrysler’s safety, usability, and value. If you have had any of these issues with your Chrysler car or truck within the warranty period, your vehicle may be considered a “lemon.”
While it may come as a surprise, Chrysler has been sued over almost all of their vehicles, including the:
In order for your Chrysler to be considered a lemon, the following must apply:
• The defect (including subsequent complaints) must have first taken place while the vehicle was under the manufacturer’s warranty.
• You must have given the dealership a reasonable opportunity to repair the defect. A reasonable opportunity might be as little as 2 repair attempts if the defect can foreseeably cause serious bodily injury or death.
Yes, a used vehicles can also be deemed a lemon if the defect (and subsequent complaints to the dealership) occurred while under the manufacturer’s warranty and the dealership was provided with a reasonable opportunity to repair the defect.
Lemon law cases can be complicated. Often times the issue isn’t resolved by the dealership or manufacturer in a timely fashion. When this happens, do not hesitate to contact an attorney who specializes in lemon law claims for help. The sooner you take action on your lemon law claim, the better off you will be.
Hiring an experienced lawyer who specializes in lemon law claims may result in getting compensation for your vehicle without having to go through a lengthy court proceeding. An experienced lawyer can guide you through the claim process and file a complaint against Chrysler if necessary. Call the lemon law lawyers at The Law Offices of Alisa Goukasian today or contact us for a free consultation.