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Audi Defective 2.0-Liter Turbocharged Engine and Pistons Class Action

Who is responsible for defects in Audi vehicles? This class action brings suit against Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., which does business as Audi of America, Inc., and two German companies, Audi AG and Volkswagen AG. The complaint claims that the turbocharged 2.0-liter engine (2.0T engine) is the problem, because, among other things, it can  Read more

2014 Audi Q5

Navistar Failure with ProStar MaxxForce Engines Class Action

When Navistar, Inc. introduced its ProStar MaxxForce 13-liter diesel engine, it touted its new Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) emissions control system. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Navistar made misleading statements in marketing the engines. It says the EGR systems did not work properly, and the engines have “chronic malfunctions and breakdowns.”  Read more

A ProStar Truck

Audi 2012-2017 Vehicles with 2.0 Turbocharged Engine Class Action

This class action brings suit against Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., which does business as Audi of America, Inc., Audi AG, and Volkswagen AG in reference to 2012-2017 Audi vehicles equipped with 2.0 L Turbocharged engines. The complaint claims that the engines are defective and that the companies have no fix for the problems.  Read more

Audi Four-Rings Logo on Front of Vehicle

Ford Ecoboost Engines Coolant Leaks and Fires Arkansas Class Action

The complaint for this class action brings suit against Ford Motor Company for vehicles equipped with its 1.5L, 1.6L, or 2.0L Ecoboost engines. The complaint alleges that the engines leak coolant into the cylinders, which can cause the engine to overheat, completely fail, or catch fire.  Read more

2019 Ford Escape

Hyundai and Kia Engine Seizures and Fires Class Action

“The most important duty of a car manufacturer is to provide consumers with a safe car.” Thus opens the complaint for this class action against Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Kia Motors Corporation, and Kia Motors America, Inc. The issue is certain gasoline direct injection (GDI) and multipoint fuel injection (MPI) engines in certain  Read more

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Ford and Lincoln Ecoboost Engines Leak Coolant Class Action

This class action alleges that certain Ford and Lincoln vehicles have Ecoboost engines that leak coolant into engine cylinders. This, the complaint claims, can cause engine failures or engine fires, while the coolant in the cylinders can cause corrosion, oil dilution, and engine damage. Unfortunately, the complaint also claims that Ford has no permanent fix  Read more

2019 Lincoln MKC

Hyundai Piston Engine Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai Motor Company Ltd. claiming that certain Hyundai Elantra, Elantra GT, and Elantra Coupe vehicles have engines that have a defect that can result in the engines seizing or stalling. The lawsuit alleged that the seizing or stalling can be dangerous, and that certain  Read more

2016 Hyundai Elantra

GM Gen IV Vortec 5300 Engines Use Too Much Oil Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Chevy and GMC vehicles are “engineered to fail.” The issue, it says, is the Generation IV 5.3L V8 Vortec 5300 LC9, which consumes excessive amounts of oil. The problem can lead to engine damage, seizure, and stalling.  Read more

2014 GMC Yukon

GMC, Chevrolet Gen IV Vortec Engine Excessive Oil Consumption Class Action

Why does this class action allege that vehicles with the General Motors Generation IV 5.3L V8 Vortec 5300 LC9 engine are “engineered to fail”? The complaint alleges that the engine consumes an excessive amount of oil, far outside of normal standards, and that this relates to “low oil levels, insufficient lubricity levels, and corresponding internal  Read more

2014 Chevrolet Avalanche

Chevrolet, GMC Vortec Engine Vehicles Excessive Oil Use Class Action

The complaint for this class action makes the startling statement that the General Motors vehicles in this case “were engineered to fail.” This is because, the complaint alleges, the Generation IV Vortec 5300 engines installed in certain 2010 to 2014 vehicles consumes abnormally large amounts of oil. “This excessive oil consumption,” it says, “results in  Read more

2014 GMC Yukon