FCA Tigershark Engine Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

FCA US is settling a class action alleging that certain Chrysler 200, Dodge Dart, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Renegade, Jeep Compass, Ram Promaster City, and Fiat 500x vehicles equipped with a 2.4L Tigershark engine. The complaint alleged that these vehicles have a defect that causes them to consumer too much oil and which may result in the vehicles shutting down while they are in operation.

Docket Number:


Company: FCA US LLC

Filing Deadline: March 1, 2023

Objection Deadline: October 21, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 21, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: December 1, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you want to make a claim for reimbursement of previous expenses, you must provide documentation of those expenses.


You may be eligible if you bought or leased in the US any of the following vehicles equipped with a 2.4L Tigershark engine:
- 2015-2017 Chrysler 200
- 2013-2016 Dodge Dart
- 2014-2019 Jeep Cherokee manufactured before July 2018
- 2015-2018 Jeep Renegade
- 2017-2018 Jeep Compass
- 2015-2018 Ram Promaster City
- 2016-2018 Fiat 500x

Note that the claim deadline is 90 days after the entry of a final approval order or March 1, 2023, whichever is later.

Typical Settlement Amount:

- Powertrain limited warranty extension: To 7 years or 100,000 miles from the in-service date of the vehicle, whichever comes first.
- Remedy for problem: Those who own or lease vehicles subject to a Customer Service Notification (CSN) W20 or W84 may bring their vehicles to an authorized dealership to have the Powertrain Control Module and/or Transmission Control Module reprogrammed to repair the condition.
- Free oil consumption test: For current owners or lessees of vehicles subject to CSN W80. If the vehicle fails the test, the engine’s long block will be replaced.
- Reimbursement for repairs: For diagnoses or repairs related to CSN W20, W80, and W84.
- Reimbursement for repair-related transportation costs: For towing or rental car expenses with rental car expenses capped at $300.
- Compensation for long-block replacement: For vehicles subject to CSN W80, $340 if the vehicle was or is diagnosed with the oil consumption defect and receives an engine long-block replacement under the terms of CSN W80.

If the total amount of valid claims for repair-related reimbursements exceeds $8 million, claims will be reduced on a pro-rata basis. For details, on all of the above, see the Settlement Agreement or the Long-Form Notice at https://www.fcatigersharksettlement.com/home/1535/DocumentHandler?docPath=/Documents/Wood_v_FCA_Long_Form_Class_Notice.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: $8,000,000 for repair-related reimbursements

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Hagens Berman
Miller Law Firm PC

Claim Form: FCA Tiger Shark Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Amber Wood, et al. v. FCA US, LLC

Settlement Website: FCA Tiger Shark Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Wood v. FCA US
c/o Kroll Settlement Administration LLC
P.O. Box 225931
New York, NY 10150-5931

Tags: Defective Automobile, Engine Defects