Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that the electric (after-run) electric coolant pump in certain Audis is defective. The complaint claimed that the defect in the pumps could affect the turbocharger and lead to a malfunction. The company has issued recalls for these pumps.Docket Number:
Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Filing Deadline: June 26, 2021
Objection Deadline: May 12, 2021
Exclusion Deadline: May 12, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: June 14, 2021Proof of Purchase:
Documentation is required to make a claim, for repairs previously performed and/or for a rental car while the repair was being performed if a loaner was not available.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person or entity who bought or leased a class vehicle imported and distributed by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. for sale or lease in the US and Puerto Rico. The following are the vehicles at issue:
• Certain 2013-2016 Audi A4 Sedan & Allroad
• Certain 2013-2017 Audi A5 Sedan & Cabriolet
• Certain 2013-2017 Audi Q5
• Certain 2012-2015 Audi A6
Note that not all vehicles of these models and years are included in the class. If you have a vehicle of one of the models and years listed, go to the settlement website and enter your VIN at the VIN Lookup tool at https://www.coolantpumpsettlement.com/CheckVIN.Typical Settlement Amount:
Benefits: (1) Warranty extension for current owners and lessees to cover repair or replacement of a failed turbocharger during certain time and mileage periods. (2) Reimbursement for previous unreimbursed out-of-pocket expenses for repair or replacement of an electric (after-run) coolant pump paid for before September 14, 2018 (the date of the beginning of recall 19N4). (3) Reimbursement for unreimbursed one-day car rental during performance of recall 19O2. For requirements for and limitations on these benefits, wee the Notice at https://www.coolantpumpsettlement.com/Content/Documents/Notice.pdf.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Lemberg Law LLC
Case Name: Sager et al. v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Settlement Website: Audi Electric Coolant Pump Settlement Website
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.
Coolant Pump Claim Administrator
P.O. Box 4418
Portland, OR 97208-4418