Toyota, Lexus Vehicles with Defective Denso Fuel Pumps Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a number of class actions consolidated into one, against Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., and Denso International America, Inc., alleging that certain Toyota and Lexus vehicles are equipped with defective Denso fuel pumps. According to the complaint(s), the fuel pumps have an impeller that can deform if it absorbs excessive fuel. The complaint alleges this can cause the check engine or other warning lights to illuminate, or result in rough engine running, no starting of the engine, or a stall while driving at low or even high speeds.

Docket Number:


Company: Toyota

Filing Deadline: March 14, 2023

Objection Deadline: November 25, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: December 2, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: December 20, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you want to ask for reimbursement for certain previous repairs replacement of a defective fuel pump, you must submit a Claim Form and provide documentation.


You may be eligible if you are a person, entity or organization who own, owned, leases, or leased one of the Toyota or Lexus vehicles equipped with a defective Denso fuel pump in this case. To see if your vehicle is a subject vehicle, insert its VIN number in the VIN Lookup at https://secureforms.krollsettlementadministration.com/DynamicForms2/1551/Form/265f33bd-9203-4448-842c-d376c99a9024.

Vehicles are classified as Subject Vehicles, Additional Vehicles, and SSC Vehicles.

Typical Settlement Amount:

- Customer Support Program (CSP) offering prospective coverage of fifteen years from the date of original sale for repairs to correct fuel pump defects, or Extended New Parts Warranty of 15 years, measured from July 15, 2021, or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first. Also, complimentary loaner/towing program for vehicles having fuel pump repairs, reimbursement of certain out-of-pocket expenses, a reconsideration procedure, and settlement oversight by a Special Master.
- For vehicles classified as Additional Vehicles, when fuel pumps are being replaced under the CSP, loaner/towing options.
- New parts warranty coverage for the replacement fuel pump kit for Subject Vehicles and SSC Vehicles. Extended warranty coverage for fifteen years, measured from July 15, 2021, and up to 150,000 total odometer miles, whichever comes first.
- Reimbursement for previous expenses incurred to repair or replace defective fuel pumps under certain circumstances.
For more information on all of these benefits, see the Notice at https://www.toyotafuelpumpssettlement.com/home/1551/DocumentHandler?docPath=/Documents/Am_Exhibit_5_Fuel_Pumps_Long_Form_Notice_Draft_Sept_2022_With_Court_s_requested_edits_v2_003__BA_9_15_Edits_6_pm_v1.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC

Claim Form: Toyota Fuel Pump Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Cheng, et al., v. Toyota Motor Corp., et al.

Settlement Website: Toyota Fuel Pump Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Cheng v. Toyota Motors
c/o Kroll Settlement Administration
Po Box 5324
New York, NY 10150-5324

Tags: Defective Automobile, Fuel Pumps