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Is your Kia a lemon?

If you bought or leased your Kia, and whether you purchased it new or used, your Kia is protected by lemon laws provided that it was purchased with a warranty and continues to face recurring issues. While you must give the manufacturer an appropriate number of opportunities to correct the error, once that has transpired you may seek out a Kia buyback under lemon law. Problems that would trigger a buyback should be defects that damage the safety and integrity of the vehicle, or that cause harm to the value of the Kia. If these terms are met, there’s a strong chance that your Kia will qualify for a buyback.

Common Kia Defects

Kia vehicles, like any other automobile, are susceptible to defects that limit the ability to drive safely or compromise the resale value. Over the years, successful lemon law claims have been filed for a number of vehicles, so if you’re seeking recommendations on Kia Optima lemon law, Kia Sorento lemon law or other Kia lemon law cases, check your issue and follow-up with Lemon Law Now. More common defects that can affect Kia vehicles include the following:

  • Engine trouble (stalling, overheating, leaks, seizing, failure)
  • Check engine light issues
  • Alignment problems
  • Transmission problems (poor shifting, jerkiness, or acceleration issues)
  • Warning light illumination (oil, airbags, etc.)
  • Brake issues (regular or emergency)
  • Vehicle stuck in reverse

…and many more! Essentially, your Kia vehicle should never feel compromised. That’s where we’re here to help get you back on the road, driving safely wherever you go.

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Kia Recalls

Often the case may be that a recurring issue is part of a more overarching recall initiative issued by the manufacturer. Keeping up-to-date with recalls on your vehicle can help you better understand what you’re dealing with as a consumer in order to get the proper legal counsel that you need.

More recently, a number of 2011-2014 Kia Sorento’s were recalled due to risk of fire; the Kia Optima also fell under this recall. The 2020 Kia Sorento was recalled in some locations due to risks over the autonomous brake system failing. Whatever the recall issue may be, understanding how this plays a role in your Kia lemon law case is crucial. Kia buyback program 2018 and Kia buyback program 2019 were only the beginning of these Kia buyback programs. Reach out to your friends at Lemon Law Now for all of your legal considerations when approaching a Kia lemon law case and understanding your rights in a Kia lemon law buyback program.

2019 Kia Forte Recall for Headlights

Kia Motors America issued the recall on November 30th, 2018 for certain 2019 Kia Forte automobiles that are equipped with LED headlights upon manufacturing. The 2019 Kia Forte recall is standing due to the headlights, which may not have been manufactured with the proper low beam aiming. If the headlights are not properly aimed out of the factory, motor vehicle operators may experience a reduced range of visibility. This can, in turn, reduce the time to react while on the road and lead to a greater risk of traffic accidents and injuries. Accordingly, these specific vehicles that are affected may fail to comply with the standards and requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, which is associated with, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Lemon Law Representation for Kia Owners Experiencing Repeated Issues with Their 2018 or Newer Vehicle

We specialize in providing legal representation for individuals who have bought or leased a faulty Kia vehicle, commonly referred to as a ‘lemon.’ If you have encountered recurring problems with your Kia vehicle, such as mechanical or electrical defects, our team is here to assist you in pursuing a lemon law claim. Our skilled attorneys possess the knowledge and expertise to navigate the legal procedures involved and strive to secure the rightful compensation you are entitled to.

Here is a list of eligible Kia models manufactured in 2018 or later:

  • Kia Optima
  • Kia Forte
  • Kia Rio
  • Kia Soul
  • Kia Sportage
  • Kia Sorento
  • Kia Stinger
  • Kia Niro
  • Kia Telluride
  • Kia Carnival

At Lemon Law Now, our Kia Lemon Law Lawyers are proud to offer our experienced legal services to clients across the great state of California, including all major cities such as Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach, Oakland, Bakersfield, Anaheim, Stockton, Riverside, Irvine, Santa Ana, Chula Vista, Fremont, Santa Clarita, San Bernardino, Modesto, Fontana etc. Our dedicated team of experienced attorneys is committed to providing comprehensive representation and seeking justice for our clients in every corner of the state. If you’re facing a lemon law issue, don’t hesitate to contact us for professional assistance in your area.

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  • Please note that our firm only takes on lemon law cases in California.
  • Please note that our firm only takes year models 2018 or newer.

Client Testimonials

I spoke directly to Mr. Shainfeld who helped guide me through the lemon law process. He was always responsive to me both via phone and emails. He was prompt and professional. Hopefully I do not have any further issues with my car in the future, but if I do I will contact Shainfeld Law.


Prompt and Professional

Brett and his team was truly amazing to work with. From my very first contact through their chat capabilities on their website to the very last conversation with Brett. Being our first lemon claim for our 2018 Audi e-tron we were intimidated by what the process could be and didn’t know what to expect. Brett and his team made everything so easy to understand and seamless.


Amazing to Work With

I had a great experience working with Brett Shainfeld. Easy to talk to and quick to respond, he explained the process clearly from the first phone call and kept me updated on the progress. Everything was done through email and on the phone which made it fast, easy and very convenient.


Fast, Easy and Very Convenient

Cannot recommend Brett Shainfeld enough. Courteous, professional, quick to respond, and up front with my case and questions. If you think you have any car issues and might consider finding a lemon law attorney, just stop right here and contact Brett. Got me quick results and helped me out with the whole process.


Courteous, Professional, Quick to Respond

Brett is Amazing! Everything done by telephone and never met him and only by speaking to him regarding my case I felt like he was a good friend to speak to. He’s very upfront and down to earth and says it straight up.


Brett is Amazing

I could NOT have selected better representation! Mr. Shainfeld worked quickly and helped us reach a great settlement fairly quickly! I elected to pickup my final settlement check from his office, otherwise I would have never had to set foot in his work space.


Excellent Representation

Thank you so much for all you’ve done and for being so patient with me and all my questions/concerns. Happy to have this behind me and do it so simply. It was a pleasure working with you.


A Pleasure to Work With

Brett has been THE MOST helpful lawyer when it came to dealing with my lemon BMW. His knowledge blows all these other clowns out of the water. Extremely attentive, under promises and over-delivers. Just give him a call!

Most Helpful Lemon Lawyer

Brett was truly amazing to work with. Everything was so easy — from our initial call to the very last conversation.  This was our very first lemon claim (2018 Audi e-tron) and was slightly intimidated by what the process could be and didn’t know what to expect. Brett and his team made everything so easy to understand and seamless. He’s quick, efficient, very reliable. He is super clear up front with the process and quickly answers any questions you have. I would highly recommend Brett if you are looking for lemon law attorney. We couldn’t have done it without him.

Everything Was So Easy

After the torture we went through with our dealership on our Lemon Law car and the subsequent challenge of trying to find a responsive, knowledgeable attorney to represent our case, we were at our wit’s end and highly skeptical when we found Brett Shainfeld. However, we found Brett to be clear, communicative, immediately responsive and confident. He adapted quickly to our preferred mode of communication (electronic or voicemail, rather than live discussions), and consistently kept us informed as to what was happening with our case, as well as what to expect next. And the best part is that he successfully negotiated our case with the manufacturer.

Great Experience

Brett was the best attorney we’ve had the opportunity to work with. If we ever need a Lemon Law attorney again, we won’t hesitate to use Brett. He’s very conscientious, keeping us appraised of what’s going on. If we leave a message or e-mail for him, he’d respond to is in a very timely manner. We will not hesitate to use his services again in the future. We’ll also recommend him to anyone & everyone who needs a good Lemon Law attorney.

Best Lemon Law Lawyer Ever

My lemon law settlement was done in about 2 and 1/2 months. Brett Shainfeld was very professional and answered all my questions through phone calls and emails regarding $ and etc… I’m in San Francisco and he was in southern cal…and everything turned out well.

Excellent Work

Brett, I’d like to thank you for your help throughout my case. During the course of my representation, you and your firm provided me with an unmatched customer service and always immediately responded to my questions. I could not have been any happier with the end result and always felt protected having your firm on my side. Words fall short in describing your firm’s prowess & dedication. I highly recommend your firm to anyone seeking assistance when in comes to consumer protection laws.

I could not have been happier

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