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The Loss of Computer Systems in a Car

Electrical problems with a motor vehicle can cause some extreme safety hazards for a motorist. This loss of power can result in the shutting down of a vehicle’s onboard computer systems. These functions are critical to enabling the safe operation of a motor vehicle, as they may be connected to practically every major system in the vehicle.

Contact the Racine car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 for more information regarding your legal rights and options if you have been hurt in an accident caused by a vehicle’s defective computer systems.

Defective Computers or Wiring

The cost of a defective computer or malfunctioning electric system can prove immense. These systems often provide some of the basic safety features motorists depend on. Beyond luxury safety features, these computers provide crucial information to instrumental parts of a motor vehicle. As a result, a loss of electrical power or malfunctioning computer can result in the following problems:

  • Loss of antilock brakes
  • Missed engine warnings
  • Failure to indicate an empty fuel tank
  • Inability to start the car
  • Inability to shift gears in an automatic transmission
  • Airbag malfunction

These malfunctions lead to a loss of control or a dangerous lack of safety devices in case of an accident.

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If you have been injured because of a defective computer or a loss of electrical power, we may be able to help you fight for compensation. These injuries can cost a person substantial sums in medical costs, vehicle repair bills, and lost wages. To learn more about your legal options, contact the Racine car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.

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