Ford E-Series Cutaway

Ford E-Series Cutaways Warranty for Suspension Adjustments Florida Class Action

Ford Motor Company makes an E-Series Cutaway which is known as an “incomplete vehicle,” intended as a base on which customers can build things such as recreational vehicles, box trucks, or ambulances. Once the vehicle is built out, the complaint for this class action says, the vehicle may need suspension adjustments, so the warranty includes  Read more

Suspension, Refusal to Honor Warranty, Defective Automobile
2021 Honda Passport

Honda Electrical Defect and Popping Speakers Class Action

How can a speaker begin making a loud popping or crackling noise, even when a sound system is not on? This class action alleges that certain vehicles made by American Honda Motor Co., Inc. have an electrical defect that creates a popping or cracking in the sound system, whether it’s on or off, or that  Read more

Electrical System, Defective Automobile
2018 Chrysler Pacifica PHEV

Chrysler Pacifica Plug-Ins Class Action: Fires, Explosions, and No Remedies

When the manufacturer of a vehicle recalls it as dangerous but has no remedy to repair it, owners are left in a difficult position. This class action brings suit against the maker of Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs), FCA US, LLC, and a seller of the vehicles, Tuttle-Click Tustin, Inc. (TCTI), because, the  Read more

Fire, Electric Vehicle, Defective Automobile
2022 Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender Defective Windshields Class Action

This class action alleges that certain Land Rover Defender vehicles, made by Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC, have defective windshields that the windshields can crack, chip, or fracture with little or no provocation. The complaint alleges that either the windshields are made with deficient materials or they have a deficiency in their structure that  Read more

Windshield, Defective Automobile
2013 Audi Q5

Volkswagen Piston Defect and Excessive Oil Consumption Missouri Class Action

This Missouri class action concerns the 2.0-liter turbocharged engines in certain 2012-2017 Volkswagen or Audi vehicles. The complaint alleges they have a defect in the pistons, piston rings, or piston heads that causes the engine to consume excessive amounts of oil and that can eventually damage the pistons and lead to engine failure.  Read more

Piston Rings, Oil Use or Consumption, Defective Automobile
2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid

Hyundai Exploding Seatbelt Pretensioners Class Action

Seatbelts are intended to keep passengers in a vehicle safe, but the complaint for this class action alleges that this may not be the case with certain seatbelts in vehicles from Hyundai Motor America Corporation, Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, or Kia Motors Mexico, SA de CV. Instead, the complaint alleges that the  Read more

Seatbelt, Defective Automobile
2021 Mazda CX-30

Mazda Vehicles Excessive Oil Consumption Class Action

Certain vehicles made by Mazda Motor of America, Inc. consume too much oil, says the complaint for this class action, because of a valve stem seal defect. This can lead not only to the need for too-frequent additions of oil but also to engine failure.  Read more

Oil Use or Consumption, Defective Automobile
2018 Ram 3500

Ram 2500, 3500 Anti-Lock Braking System Defect Texas Class Action

FCA US, LLC makes Ram trucks, but the complaint for this class action alleges that certain model years of Ram 2500s and Ram 3500s are “unsafe and defective[.]” The complaint claims that the vehicles have defective hydraulic control units (HCUs) and anti-lock braking systems (ABSs) that can malfunction and cause the ABS, cruise control, and  Read more

Defective Automobile, Anti-Lock Braking System
2012 Mercedes-Benz GL450

Mercedes Brake Boosters and Corroding Housing Class Action

German cars have a reputation for exacting and superior engineering, but this class action questions that assumption. It sues Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Daimler North American Corporation, and their German parent companies about brake boosters and corrosion, claiming that Mercedes has done little to address the problem, although the complaint alleges that the companies have known  Read more

Defective Automobile, Brakes
2019 Hino Profia

Hino Commercial Vehicles Emissions Misconduct Investigation

Is there yet another emissions scandal? A Hino Motors internal review has reportedly found that some of the electronic emissions control systems in certain of its 2016, 2017, and 2019 vehicles were manipulated to show better fuel economy and fraudulently earn better emissions certifications. We’re investigating these reports.  Read more

False Mileage or Emissions Figures, Emissions, Defective Automobile