- Head over to the NHTSA's site.
- Enter your car's Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or look up by vehicle year and model.
- Retrieve a list of TSBs or manufacturer communications that apply to your vehicle.
Additionally, you can request a TSB on your vehicle is through your vehicle manufacturer’s dealership or repair shop.
Once you know are armed with the right information, you can begin work on getting it fixed. It's wise to approach a manufacturer’s mechanic since they possess specialized training about the specifics of your vehicle and are more equipped to tackle issues highlighted in TSBs.
So, what happens if the TSB does not fix the problem in your new car? You may have rights under the South Carolina Lemon Law. The SC lemon law is geared to protect consumers from manufacturing defects that can't be repaired after a reasonable number of attempts.
If you believe you have a lemon, notify the manufacturer in writing about the issue; if unresolved, you may need the help of a SC lemon lawyer, like us at Moskos Law Firm, who can assist you with a possible refund or replacement.
For those who discover they've unwittingly purchased a used vehicle that was previously deemed a lemon and repurchased by the manufacturer, it's pivotal to seek advice from an SC consumer fraud attorney who can help.
Having a vehicle that constantly fails to function correctly can be an ordeal. But armed with the right information about TSBs, you're equipped to tackle the challenges head-on. If you need a consumer lawyer or a South Carolina Lemon Law attorney, contact us to find out how we can help.