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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

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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

Ford F-150 5.0L Engines Excessive Oil Consumption Class Action

Do certain Ford F-150 trucks with 5.0 engines consume excess amounts of oil? The complaint for this class action alleges they do—and worse, it claims they can experience unexpected stalling and engine failure when they are in motion. The complaint claims that Ford has known about the problem for a long time but has failed  Read more

2019 Ford F-150

Chevy and GMC Gen IV Vortec Engines Excessive Oil Consumption Illinois Class Action

General Motors made its Generation IV 5.3 Liter Vortec 5300 LC9 engines available as an option in certain of its Chevrolet and GMC vehicles. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the vehicles with this engine installed were “engineered to fail” because of an abnormally high consumption of oil, which results in “low  Read more

2014 Chevrolet Avalanche

Chevrolet, GMC Vehicle Engines Excessive Oil Consumption Ohio Class Action

The complaint for this class action says General Motors, LLC vehicles equipped with the Generation IV 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec 5300 LC9 engines are “engineered to fail.” The complaint alleges that the engine consumes excessive amounts of oil consumption for several reasons, and that experiece engine damage, seizure, and stalling.  Read more

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche

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

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

FCA Vehicles with Tigershark Engines Oil and Shut Off Class Action

This class action alleges that FCA US, LLC is selling vehicles with a defective 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir II engines. The complaint claims that the vehicles consume excessive amounts of oil and, worse, “to avoid engine damage when oil pressure drops too low, [they] shut off during operation without warning.” What makes this defect particularly frightening,  Read more

2019 Jeep Cherokee