Ford F-150 10 Speed Transmission Problems

The 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Ford F-150 pickup trucks equipped with the 10 speed transmission have serious transmission problems.  These problems include, but are not limited to – harsh shifting;  banging into gear;  stuck in gear/not shifting;  slipping;  hesitating on acceleration; etc.  Ford Motor Company is aware of the defects in the 10 speed… Read more »

Honda and Acura Vehicles Investigated by NHTSA for Defective Start/Stop Feature

Certain model year Honda Pilot and Odessey vehicles as wells as Acura TLX and MDX vehicles (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) due to the vehicles containing a defective start/stop feature.  (DOT NHTSA ODI Document)        The start stop feature is designed… Read more »

Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra Rear Window Water Leaks

Certain 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks rear sliding windows leak water into the interior cab of the trucks.  General Motors LLC is aware of this water leak condition and has issued technical service bulletins to address the issue (18-NA-383 1..5 ( .  Water leaking in the interior of a… Read more »


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 engine problems include, but are not limited to – lack of power, check engine light illuminating, excessive engine noise, engine knocking, engine ticking, engine… 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 »