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Fiat Chrysler Emissions Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

This settlement plus a Consent Decree resolve both a class action and Department of Justice (DOJ) suit against Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch companies concerning 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that have 3.0L EcoDiesel engines. The complaint for the class action alleged that the subject vehicles were equipped with auxiliary emissions control devices that resulted in excessive emission of pollutants and that Fiat Chrysler had misled consumers about them. The DOJ lawsuit alleged that Fiat Chrysler had violated the Clean Air Act and the California Health and Safety Code.

Docket Number:

3:17-md-2777

Company: FCA US LLC

Filing Deadline: August 1, 2019

Objection Deadline: April 15, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: April 15, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: May 3, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide your vehicle's VIN, proof of lease or ownership, and other information.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if 

  • On January 12, 2017, you owned or leased one of the subject vehicles with a 3.0-liter diesel engine registered in the US or its territories; 
  • Between January 12, 2017 and the claim deadline, you became the owner of a subject vehicle; or
  • You own or lease a subject vehicle in the US or its territories at the time it receives the Approved Emissions Modification.

These are the subject vehicles:

  • 2014-2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
  • 2014-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

To receive the modification, the vehicle must be operable, registered in the US with a state department of motor vehicles or the equivalent agency, and not modified in a way that would interfere with the installation or functioning of the modification. For exclusions and other information, see the Notice at https://www.ecodieselsettlement.com/content/dam/fcacourtsettlement/pdf/Long_Form_Notice.pdf.

Typical Settlement Amount:

(1) Cash payment of $990 to $3,075, (2) modification of your vehicle’s emissions control software, and (3) extended warranty for the updated vehicle.

Total Settlement Amount: Valued at $307,460,800

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Baron & Budd
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Claim Form: Fiat Chrysler Emissions Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In Re Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep EcoDiesel Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation

Settlement Website: Fiat Chrysler Emissions Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
FCA US LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

EcoDiesel Settlement Claims
PO Box 2960
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-2960
1-833-280-4748
Info@EcoDieselSettlementAdmin.com

Tags: Defective Automobile, EPA Standards, Emissions