Are Nissan CVT Transmissions Reliable? Consumers Say Otherwise!

Nissan is often considered the usher of the continuously variable transmission (CVT), an automatic transmission that uses computer software to regulate the ratio of gears chosen for the ideal driving experience. The manufacturer first began developing their CVT back in 1992 but did not begin to implement the part routinely until about 2003.  While the … Continued

A Shift in Focus for Chevrolet: Shift to Park Defect

We have seen many different vehicle transmission types throughout the progression of time. From the original manual transmission to the most evolved automatic transmission, car manufacturers have worked tirelessly to create lasting innovations for consumers when shifting their vehicles into different gears. Some transmissions are much less manual than others, such as the automatic transmission … Continued

Guts. Glory. Dodge Ram: Exploding Airbag Edition

FCA’s Ram Truck Division Originally conceived as a truck line for Dodge, the Dodge Ram truck was first produced in 1981. This vehicle did not become a competitive product in the market until about 1989, when the B Series turbo-diesel engine was developed and added to this model. This powerful engine sparked the interest of … Continued

GM Airbag Failure Results in Casualties and Injuries for Thousands

Vehicle Occupant-Restraint Systems The two most well-known and common occupant-restraint systems used in vehicles today are the airbag and seatbelt. Both systems have evolved a great deal since their conception. The seatbelt for vehicles outdates the airbag by about 68 years, as it was created in 1885 by Edward J. Claghorn, with the objective of … Continued

Behind Closed Doors: Chrysler and Dodge Sliding Door Defect

Sliding Door Origins and Innovation Long before the Chrysler and Dodge sliding door defect, doors were being utilized by civilization. Over time, some of the simplest concepts have advanced greatly alongside humanity. Due to the regularity of doors in our daily lives, we hardly give thought to not only their origins, but their evolution over … Continued

Ford Motor Company Is Crashing Through the Market

Ford Motor Company is one of the most well-known American automakers, as one of the largest and oldest manufacturers in the country, they are known for their long-standing legacy. In 1917, Ford acquired Lincoln Motor Company, and in 1920, the whole company was reorganized to become a manufacturer alongside Ford. By the 1940’s, Lincoln became … Continued

Ford Super Duty: Power to the Tailgate!

Ford F Series Power Tailgate Innovation, Defect & What Consumers are saying Automobile makers these days are constantly searching to enhance their vehicles with the latest and greatest innovative features. We’ve often heard about a power liftgate—a motorized hatch that functions electronically instead of manually— but it isn’t until more recently that we’ve seen power … Continued

Has Your Nissan Rogue Gone Rogue? Your Nissan Pathfinder Can’t Find Its Path?

Nissan Rogue and Nissan Pathfinder – Defective CVT Transmission  It comes as no surprise that the number of Nissan Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) consumer complaints and class action lawsuits continue to grow. Initially, consumers experienced CVT transmission issues with the Nissan Sentra, Versa, Versa Note, Juke and Altima.  However, this list has grown and recently … Continued

Your Car Won’t Accelerate?! Chevrolet’s Delayed Acceleration Issues

Many Chevrolet vehicles are manufactured nowadays with electronic throttles in what is known as a drive-by-wire system.  This system is where a series of sensors provide information to an electronic control unit that controls the vehicle’s throttle and acceleration.  This is very different than back in the day when a vehicle’s accelerator pedal used to … Continued