Jeeps, Other Vehicles with ZF 9HP Automatic Transmissions Class Action

When FCA US, LLC released its first vehicles equipped with a ZF 9HP nine-speed automatic transmission, it touted it as a “leading-edge solution to … mileage and emissions objectives.” However, even prior to its release, the complaint alleges, the transmission was “plagued with problems.” It claims that “FCA knowingly rushed a product to market that  Read more

2019 Jeep Cherokee

Nissan and Infiniti White-Painted Car Settlement

Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) is settling a class action with a variety of remedies. The complaint alleged that white-painted Nissan Rogues and Infiniti QX56s are defectively painted. The complaint claims the vehicles may being peeling after only a few years of use.  Read more

2012 Infiniti QX56s

General Motors Ignition Switch and Other Problems Settlement

This settlement is meant to settle economic loss claims relating to 2014 recalls and the Chapter 11 case for the former General Motors with a $121.1 settlement fund. The claims are brought on behalf of current and former owners and lessees of vehicles with problems with ignition switches, key rotation, side airbag wiring, or electronic  Read more

GM Factory Floor

Volkswagen Front Assist System Sudden Braking Class Action

A car that suddenly slows or stops without input from the driver can create a dangerous situation. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain vehicles made by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. or Volkswagen, AG have a defect in their Front Assist systems that “results imn sudden and unexpected slowing, sudden stopping and  Read more

2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Hyundai Theta Engine Settlement

Hyundai Motor America, Inc. (HMA) and Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) are settling two class actions alleging that certain of their vehicles, equipped with 2.0 and 2.4 liter genuine Theta II gasoline direct injection engines have a defect. The complaints alleged that the defect can cause engine seizure, stalling engine failure, and engine fires; and that  Read more

2019 Hyundai Sonata

FCA Tigershark MultiAir II Engine Shut-Off Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that the 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir II engine used in certain FCA US, LLC vehicles is defective. According to the complaint, the engines can stall without warning while in use. This appears to be because, the complaint claims, these engines “consume oil at a furious pace and at a  Read more

A 2018 Jeep Compass

Chrysler 300, Pacifica UConnect System Defect Class Action

The UConnect “infotainment” system installed in certain 2017-2019 Chrysler vehicles is defective, the complaint for this class action says, “result[ing] in the need for frequent software updates and expensive replacements of screens and related components. The complaint alleges that the vehicles’ manufacturer, FCA US, LLC sells the vehicles to unsuspecting consumers without warnings about the  Read more

2019 Chrysler Pacfica

Land Rover 2017 Discovery Windshield Water Breach Class Action

The vehicles made or sold by Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC are purported to be luxury vehicles. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the 2017 Land Rover Discovery has a windshield defect that allows water to enter, which can cause damage, including the destruction of the vehicle’s computer system.  Read more

2017 Land Rover Discovery

FCA Tigershark Multiair Engines Excessive Oil Consumption Michigan Class Action

FCA US, LLC equips a variety of its vehicles with a 2.4L Tigershark multiair four-cylinder engine. The complaint for this class action alleges that this engine consumes excessive amounts of oil, which can lead to the vehicle stalling while turning, accelerating, or decelerating, creating a safety hazard. It also alleges that the oil consumption problem  Read more

2018 Jeep Compass

Toyota, Lexus Defective Low-Pressure Fuel Pump Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, certain Toyota and Lexus vehicles have a defective low-pressure fuel pump that can lead to a stall and engine shutdown—a defect the complaint says Toyota knew about although it did not warn purchasers and lessees of the vehicles. The complaint brings suit against a group of related  Read more

2019 Lexus RX 350L