Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta Transmission Problems

The transmissions in the Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta model vehicles are defective. These transmissions contain a dual clutch system which exhibits various problems for owners of these vehicle. For example, these transmissions shutter, slip, appear to hunt for gears, fail to engage, fail to allow the vehicle to accelerate. Ford Motor Company is aware of… Read more »


Recently, I wrote an article questioning whether automobile class action lawsuits are good for the consumer. The article related to a proposed class action settlement concerning Honda Hybrid vehicles. In a nutshell, I argued that class action lawsuit settlements related to vehicles in which class members give up substantial potential damage claims for minimal damages… Read more »

When Gross Vehicle Weight Means Gross Vehicle Weight

As a practicing California Lemon Law attorney for over 20 years, I have heard a lot of legal and factual arguments. After all, argument is the business of a litigation attorney. But sometimes a side takes a legal position that, well, doesn’t make much sense. Of course I have never done so (sarcasm). One such… Read more »

Ford “Sync With MyFord Touch System” is Out of Sync

Ford Motor Company is having massive problems with its Sync with MyFord Touch system found in newer Ford vehicles.  The Sync with MyFord Touch system has voice activation capabilities and controls phone operations, navigation, radio, entertainment, etc.  These problems include, but are not limited to – navigation system won’t work, dropped phone calls, system won’t… Read more »


At one time or another, most of us have been involved in a class action lawsuit. You know the drill. You receive a legal notice in the mail that you are a member of a class that is involved in a lawsuit. If you take the time to read the notice, you will find out… Read more »