The 2019 to 2022 model year Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet Corvette and Chevrolet Camaro are experiencing serious engine problems.  These problems include, but are not limited to, defective lifters.  These defective lifters cause the following problems – lack of power, check engine light illuminating,… Read more »


  THE CHEVY BOLT The Chevrolet Bolt is a fully electric vehicle relying on batteries for power.  The Bolts’ batteries must be charged in order to give the vehicles power.  General Motors LLC (GM), the Bolt’s manufacturer, has provided specific estimated driving ranges for Bolts with fully-charged batteries.  Many purchasers of Bolts rely upon these… Read more »


Later model year (2016-2021) Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban and Silverado model vehicles as well as GMC Yukon and Sierra model vehicles have several known engine problem.  The problems include, but are not limited to – excessive engine oil consumption; check engine lights continuously being illuminated; lack of engine power; engine misfire; engine is hard to start;… Read more »


Later model year (2016 – 2021) Cadillac Escalades vehicles are known to have severe transmission and engine problems.  Transmission problems in the Cadillac Escalade include, but are not limited to – rough/harsh shifting; transmission slips; lack of acceleration; lack of power; transmission shudders; transmission will not shift; transmission/drive-line clunk; total transmission failure; etc.  Engine problems… Read more »

Ford F-250, F-350 Super Duty “Death Wobble”

Ford Motor Company has a major problem with its later year model Super Duty (F-250, F-350, etc.) trucks.  Specifically, some of these vehicles have what is known as the “Death Wobble.”  In the cases that I have handled, the “Death Wobble” occurs at freeway speeds after the vehicle hits a bump, groove or dip in… Read more »

RVs, Motorhomes, Trailers, 5th Wheels, Toy Haulers and the California Lemon Law

The California Lemon Law covers RVs, motorhomes, trailers, 5th wheels and toy haulers. The Lemon Law’s applicability regarding these products can be confusing, challenging and interesting. Without getting too much into the legal weeds let me explain. The California Lemon Law covers all “consumer goods” sold in the State of California. The Lemon Law also… Read more »

Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge TIPM Problems

If you own a Jeep, Chrysler, or Dodge vehicle you may have experienced the following problems including, but not limited to – vehicle stalling/shutting off; vehicle not starting; displays not working; blank displays; accessories not working; etc.  These problems may be related to the vehicle having a defective totally integrated power module aka TIPM.  The… Read more »

Jeep Transmission and Engine Problems

Jeep model vehicles (Cherokee, Wrangler, Compass) are having an array of transmission and engine problems.  The transmission problems include, but are not limited to – lack of power, poor shift quality, complete transmission failure, etc.  The engine problems include, but are not limited to – oil leaks; poor engine performance; lack of power; etc.  FCA… Read more »

Nissan CVT Transmission Problems

For several years now Nissan North America, Inc. has placed CVT transmissions in many of their model vehicles (Altima, Sentra, etc.).  CVT stands for “continuously variable transmission.”  The purpose of the CVT transmission design, according to Nissan, is to, among other things, provide smooth shifts between gears and be more fuel efficient than a regular… Read more »

Volvo XC90 Brake Problems

Later year model (2016, 2017, 2018) Volvo XC90 vehicles are plagued with brake problems.  Specifically, the brakes squeal when applied.  Volvo Car USA, LLC is aware of this issue and has issued technical service bulletins (TSB) to address these brake problems.  However, it appears that the suggested repairs in the TSB’s do not fix the… Read more »