Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
This settlement resolves a class action against FCA US, LLC, claiming that certain 2017-2021 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine and a 9-speed automatic transmission may be defective. The complaint alleged the class vehicles were defectively designed and may suddenly lose power, shut off, or stall without warning.Docket Number:
Company: FCA US LLC
Filing Deadline: August 14, 2023
Class Period: April 20, 2022
Objection Deadline: November 9, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: November 9, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: February 15, 2023Proof of Purchase:
If you want reimbursement for crankshaft position sensor repairs, you must have documentation to support your claim. The hardware qualifying for reimbursement is are the crankshaft position sensor, part number 68079375AC. See details in the Notice at https://www.pacificastallingsettlement.com/docs/FCA_LongFormNotice.pdf.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person, entity, or organization who currently lives in the US or its territories, and on or before April 20, 2022 you bought or leased a 2017-2021 Chrysler Pacifica vehicle equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine and a 9-speed automatic transmission that was originally sold by FCA US in the US or its territories.
Owners and lessees who have pending lawsuits against FCA US based on allegations of stalling by the class vehicles are excluded from the settlement unless they dismiss their lawsuits before the final judgment. For other exclusions, see the Notice at https://www.pacificastallingsettlement.com/docs/FCA_LongFormNotice.pdf.
Note that the deadline for exclusions and objections, for New Hampshire owners only, is later than for others, that is, January 31, 2023.Typical Settlement Amount:
(1) Extension of your powertrain warranty to include the crankshaft position sensor. This part was originally only covered for three years or 36,000 miles, but it will now be covered for five years or 60,000 miles.
(2) Reimbursement for crankshaft position sensor repairs. If you are a class member and bought or leased your vehicle more than five years before the Effective Date of the settlement and paid out-of-pocket to have your crankshaft position sensor repaired or replaced before your vehicle reached 60,000, you may be reimbursed for this repair. The hardware qualifying for reimbursement is are the crankshaft position sensor, part number 68079375AC.
(3) Vehicle repurchase or replacement. For this option, you must undergo expedited, binding arbitration to determine whether your vehicle is eligible.
For additional details on each of these, particularly the repurchase or replacement arbitration, see the Notice at https://www.pacificastallingsettlement.com/docs/FCA_LongFormNotice.pdf.
Claims cannot be submitted until the court grants final approval of the settlement. Certain claims must be submitted within 180 days of this date, which has not been determined yet. It will be posted at the settlement website when it is available. If you have a repair performed after the settlement’s Approval Date, you must submit your claim within 180 days of the repair.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Capstone Law APC
Claim Form: Pacifica Stalling Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Moran et al. v. FCA US LLC
Settlement Website: Pacifica Stalling Settlement Website
CPT Group, Inc.
Moran et al. v. FCA US LLC
c/o CPT GROUP, Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606