Nissan offers some of the most diverse Japanese car models, and these vehicles are very popular among value-conscious consumers. That’s why drivers feel really frustrated when they purchase a Nissan that turns out to be a lemon. If this sounds like you, don’t despair — a skilled Nissan lemon law lawyer may have an answer for you.

California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act provides protections to consumers so they’re not stuck with a defective vehicle after purchase. If you can prove your car or truck is a lemon, you could be entitled to a refund or vehicle replacement at the manufacturer’s expense. If you’re facing other vehicular issues, especially after an accident, consulting a truck accident lawyer might be a wise decision. At Neale & Fhima, we fight Nissan Motor Company aggressively to enforce the lemon law rights of our clients. California’s lemon law applies to both new and some used cars.

Some popular Nissan models include Altima, Armada, Frontier, Juke, Kicks, Leaf, Maxima, Murano, Pathfinder, Quest, Rogue, Sentra, Titan and Versa. If you’ve purchased any of these vehicles that turn out to be defective, the Nissan lemon law could provide a legal remedy.

Don’t get stuck with a Nissan vehicle that spends more time in the shop than on the road. Contact a Nissan lemon law attorney at Neale & Fhima by calling 888-407-2955. We offer a free initial consultation.

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California’s lemon law, one of the most progressive and consumer-friendly in the nation, stipulates that Nissan must repair your car, SUV or truck as long as the Nissan warranty is still in force. The lemon law in California stipulates that “nonconformities” must be present to have a successful claim. Nonconformities are defined as any defect or malfunction that is covered by the manufacturer’s original warranty. Nonconformities must compromise the use, value or safety of the vehicle.

Common defects that affect safety include:

  • Engine issues
  • Steering issues
  • Poor acceleration
  • Braking problems (not just squeaking)
  • Fuel gauges and speedometer don’t work
  • Electrical issues
  • Battery dies regularly, or drains irregularly
  • Door locks don’t work
  • Transmission issues.

To prevail in a Nissan lemon law claim, you will have to show that you made “reasonable attempts” to repair the problem. Therefore, you will want to keep all receipts, work orders and used parts from each one of your repair appointments. State law does not define “reasonable attempts.” Here are some general guidelines to keep in mind when determining whether your vehicle qualifies for a lemon law remedy:

  1. The vehicle had a minimum of two repairs attempted for a defect that could lead to death or serious injury. If you find yourself in such a situation, consulting an auto injury lawyer can be crucial. Defects also must impair the value of the auto’s safety, use or value.
  2. You brought the vehicle to the dealership at least four times to remedy the exact same flaw.
  3. The vehicle has been at a Nissan dealership for repairs of the same defect for at least 30 days since you acquired it.

If your vehicle falls into any of those guidelines and is 18 months old or less and has under 18,000 miles on the odometer, then you may have a successful Nissan lemon law claim. While pursuing such claims, it’s crucial to have the right legal advice. Similarly, if you’ve had an accident on a property due to negligence, seeking an attorney for slip and fall incidents would be essential. But even if your vehicle does not fall within the above guidelines, you may be entitled to a legal remedy. The Nissan lemon law lawyers at Neale & Fhima have an outstanding success rate in securing vehicle refunds or replacements on behalf of our clients.

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What is the statute of limitations on a California lemon law claim?

The statute of limitations for filing a lemon law claim in California is four (4) years from the date a consumer knew or should have known that the vehicle was a lemon. This does not mean that if you have had your vehicle for more than 4 years, you cannot bring a lemon law claim. Our attorneys at Neale & Fhima have successfully “lemoned” vehicles that are over 10 years old. If you have purchased or leased a lemon, you’ll want to start the buyback process as soon as possible. After the statute of limitations has passed, a judge may dismiss your case. Don’t hesitate to contact our team if you have questions about the statute of limitations. Collect copies of your repair bills, work orders, and payment receipts and call an experienced lemon law attorney today.

What About Nissan Lemon Law and Used Cars?

Nissan is the second-largest Japanese automaker behind Toyota, and Nissan has subsidiaries and divisions in 17 countries. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF – the first affordable, mass-produced car that runs exclusively on electricity. The Leaf is the best-selling electric vehicle in the world. In 1989, the company created Infiniti, its luxury car division. Infiniti competes with other luxury brands such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz. No matter which used Nissan model you purchased, you may have a lemon law remedy if you possess one of the three following warranties:

  • Transferred New Car Warranty
  • Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Warranty
  • Lemon Law Buyback Warranty.

A Nissan used car lemon law attorney can explain this complicated array of used-car warranties to determine whether you have a claim.

If you purchased a Nissan Maxima, Rogue, Sentra, Pathfinder, Versa, Leaf or other vehicle that turns out to be a lemon, contact a Nissan Lemon Law attorney today at (888) 407-2955. You may have a legal remedy.

Contact a Nissan Lemon Law Lawyer at Neale & Fhima Today

Don’t get stuck being frustrated with a Nissan vehicle that is chronically flawed. If you have spent hours at the dealer trying to repair your car, then you may own a lemon. You’re in luck, because California has one of the strongest lemon laws in the country. Contact a skilled and experienced Nissan Lemon Law attorney at Neale & Fhima today at (888) 407-2955. We will aggressively fight for your lemon law claim to secure a refund or replacement by the manufacturer. Don’t wait, call us today!

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Attorney Aaron Fhima

Aaron Fhima, California attorneyAaron Fhima is a trial attorney who has secured numerous settlements and verdicts against large corporations and some of the largest auto manufacturers in the world. Representing consumers and injury victims throughout the state of California, Aaron’s practice areas include personal injury, and lemon law litigation. Aaron has a long record of success taking on large defense firms; and he doesn’t hesitate to take cases to trial when necessary to enforce his clients’ rights. [ Attorney Bio ]