When Jerry Bellamy’s Fitbit stops working after a few months, the company replaces it with another one that also eventually breaks. Should the company replace this broken Fitbit, or is a discount enough compensation? “His broken Fitbit is worthless. Can he get a free replacement?”
When Anne Chiapetta’s noisy Electrolux oven requires three repairs in three years, there’s only one resolution that will make her happy: a full refund of the $2,000 she paid for the appliance.
“Electrolux repaired my oven three times. I demand they replace it!”
Kathleen Pierz’s Samsung washing machine only works 60 percent of the time. Yet Samsung refuses to fix it. Why? “Samsung won’t fix my ailing washing machine even though it’s under warranty”
Margarita Palacio’s new Kenmore refrigerator is a lemon. She wants Sears to replace it, but the company has other plans. Who is right? “Sears failed to fix my refrigerator — can I get a new one?”
Julie Faro’s Frigidaire washing machine is broken. With two kids and twins due any day, she needs it fixed — pronto. Does she have a fighting chance? “It’s mom vs. Frigidaire. Who will win?”
Dorothy Lathan’s dishwasher is a lemon — or is it? Our team of advocates looks into the matter and makes a startling discovery. “Why doesn’t my KitchenAid dishwasher work? Could be user error.”
When Mike Barco’s new steering unit needs to be replaced, he turns to the manufacturer for help. Why can’t he get an answer? “Why won’t Cardone return my calls?”
The on-board computer on Shannon Stout’s Ford Escape went on the blink. It’s out of warranty. Is she out of luck?
“There’s no escaping these problems with my Ford”
When Peter Mescher’s Sony laptop breaks, he’s not worried. His extended warranty covers “accidental” damage. But is that wording in his warranty an accident?
“Why isn’t my Sony laptop “protected”?”
Lisa Veyka’s air conditioner stops working just before a hot holiday weekend. Why won’t anyone help her?
“This Frigidaire doesn’t refrigerate – why won’t my warranty work?”