Who do I contact regarding lemon laws and this particular car? Also, now the car is starting to short out and will not start. Still has original spark plugs and original brake pads even though when taken in for a headlight recall at 181,450 miles was told front and rear brakes needed 750. Thought bulb was out but after inspection found the wiring harness plug had completely melted where plugged into bulb. The lights have failed multiple times due to the bulb melting into, and fusing to, the headlight assembly. The Dealer is now telling me that I will owe them again for the repair, and in addition, they will have to pull the entire dash out of the car to try to find out where the leak is located. I have 78k on the car but purchased an extended warranty.
The manager indicated that his service department would probably cover 20%-30% of the total repair cost. My radio, blinkers, and my door chimes no longer work. The first rain storm we had my passenger floor was completely soaked and there was a steady stream coming in from the door panel under the glove box. Car dealership I bought it from says not their problem. The next day, it poured, and even more water came from behind the glove box. The noise was followed by the check engine light which illuminated on the instrument panel.
The replacement parts have been recalled--gm knows there is an issue with these components. We can see mildew and rust on the spare tire, walls of the storage well. The dealership checked it for leaks and none were found, so how does that happen. And this is all one visit. They proceeded to contact Chrysler to let them know we were seeking their legal advice. Dealer had to replace all the ends to every wiring harness plus the fuse box. It will heat this water and blow steam on your window.
Not being able to shut the engine off via the key can have serious life consequences in the event of an emergency. The leak is bad this time, I hear water rolling from front to back while I drive. One week later the light came on and would not go off. You need to remove only the side trim panel, which is supported by 3 clips from inside. I refused and said that none of my other cars give off such an order because of an air filter, and that it must be some sort of design flaw causing water to clog somewhere. Window company here discovered the body seam leak and dealership paid for it to be done.
Which not to mention soaked a towel. This includes the lens piece, the bulb, and the wiring connector. The second time they stated they replaced the tubing and when it was ready it was raining so needless to say I didnt use it and there was still water leaking in my car that bc it was so cold turned to ice!! Fire, shorting whole electrical system, and on and on. Now that all this Damage has happen to the car this car will never be the same and it is likely I will always have this problem. . I went out to go to town Monday and the floorboard was wet. It drains the battery, shorts out the radio and directional signals and sounds.
Gm refused to repair the vehicle. I am a new mom and have 3 step kids. So we believed them and did nothing, until the rain late this fall for a week. I have replaced 3 fuse boxes. Most of the water is on the driver side but it also leaks on the passenger side, has leaked through my dvd in the second row and even in the back where the third row lights are. The good news is we have successfully resolved numerous water leak claims for this vehicle.
The mechanic told me, for that to occur in both pieces, water had to be leaking into both assemblies for some time. The original bulb also had a burnt spot where the connector attaches. Once outside the vehicle she discovered that the vehicle was still running, with the keys in her hand and ignition off. Traveling to Kansas City and I kept thinking the interior smelt wet. This time there was much more water coming in.
Many of our water leak clients have received repurchases. Car is within 2,000 miles of being out of warranty — huge mess. As for the fuses , you need to work beneath and probe on the fuses accordingly. Dealer said to check the sunroof drains. It is leaking on the floorboard.