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How Do Significant Automobile Defects Slip Past Quality Control? ,
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Automobile manufacturing is a complex process that involves many stages of design, development and production. One of the most important aspects of this process is quality control. However, despite the best efforts of car manufacturers, significant automobile defects can still slip past quality control. These defects can impact the safety of drivers and passengers, and they can also lead to costly recalls and legal actions.

How do sophisticated quality control processes miss important defects and problems and allow car dealers to sell a lemon?

How Lemons are Made in the Car Business

There are several factors that can contribute to this problem.

  1. Lots of Actors in the Mix – Car manufacturers rely on a wide range of suppliers to provide them with the parts and components needed to build their vehicles. These suppliers may not always meet the same high standards of quality control as the car manufacturers themselves, and this can result in faulty parts being used in the production process.
  2. Complex Designs – The sheer complexity of modern cars means that defects can be difficult to detect. With so many different systems and components working together, it can be challenging to identify a problem before it becomes a serious issue.
  3. Production Schedules – The pressure to meet production targets and deadlines can lead to shortcuts being taken in the quality control process. When manufacturing is running behind schedule, it can be tempting to skip certain checks and tests in order to speed up the process.
  4. Human Involvement – Of course, human error can also play a role in defects slipping past quality control. Even with the most rigorous testing procedures in place, mistakes can still happen. Whether it’s a simple oversight or a misinterpretation of data, human error can be a significant factor in defects going undetected

Don’t Settle for a Lemon!

You should never settle for getting stuck with a lemon car, truck or SUV. You pay too much money for modern vehicles to put up with one you cannot depend on. When your new vehicle encounters repeated mechanical, electrical or safety issues that the local authorized dealer cannot seem to fix, you likely have a lemon.

Lemon Larry can help! If you qualify, we can connect you with a local Lemon Law Attorney in your state and city who can help you pursue a lemon law claim against the manufacturer. Laws exist in every state that allow consumers to get satisfaction when their expensive new car turns out to be a lemon. Certain elements must exist for your vehicle and situation to qualify, and Lemon Larry can help with that, too!

Take our 7-question online assessment now to get started. It is FREE to you and only takes a few seconds. Pursuing a lemon law claim could potentially get you a replacement vehicle or reimbursement of the purchase price, plus all your legal fees paid. It is totally worth pursuing a claim to get the satisfaction you deserve. Take the Lemon Larry assessment now!

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