Volkswagen and Audi Engine Water Pump 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:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. has agreed to a settlement in a class action alleging that the primary engine water pumps in certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles can fail prematurely.

Docket Number:

3:17-cv-01825-JD

Company: Volkswagen

Filing Deadline: April 30, 2020

Objection Deadline: February 14, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: February 14, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: May 14, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

For reimbursement for repairs, you must provide proof of the repair expense and proof of adherence to the vehicle’s maintenance schedule. See the Volkswagen or Audi claim form for more information about what the proof must show.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought or leased one of the Settlement Class Vehicles in the US, including Puerto Rico. Settlement Class Vehicles have 2.0 EA888 engines and a factory-installed primary engine water pump. They include the models and model years below. To determine whether your vehicle is a Settlement Class Vehicle, use the VIN Lookup Database at the settlement website, at https://www.enginewaterpumpsettlement.com/CheckVIN.

Volkswagen Models
Certain 2008-2014 model year GTI
Certain 2008-2014 model year Jetta
Certain 2009-2014 model year EOS
Certain 2009-2014 model year CC (CCF)
Certain 2009-2014 model year Tiguan
Certain 2008-2010 model year Passat
Certain 2012-2014 model year Beetle

Audi Models
Certain 2008-2013 model year A3
Certain 2009-2014 model year A4
Certain 2009-2014 model year A5
Certain 2011-2014 model year Q5
Certain 2012-2014 model year A6
Certain 2009-2014 model year TT

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Warranty Extension for Current Owners or Lessees. (2) Reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for repair or replacement of a failed primary engine water pump, within 10 years or 100,000 miles, and prior to December 2, 2019. (3) Reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for repair or replacement of damaged or failed engine directly cause by failure of a primary engine water pump, within 10 years or 100,000 miles, and prior to December 2, 2019. For more details, limitations, and required proof, see the Notices at https://www.enginewaterpumpsettlement.com/Content/Documents/Volkswagen%20Notice.pdf (Volkswagen) and https://www.enginewaterpumpsettlement.com/Content/Documents/Audi%20Notice.pdf (Audi).

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Kantrowitz GoldHamer & Graifman PC
Law Offices of Thomas P. Sobran

Claim Form: Volkswagen and Audi Engine Water Pump Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Coffeng, et al. v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Settlement Website: Volkswagen and Audi Engine Water Pump Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Engine Water Pump Settlement Administrator
c/o Epiq
P.O. Box 2530
Portland, OR 97208-2530
info@EngineWaterPumpSettlement.com
1-877-363-7829

Tags: Defective Automobile, Water Pump