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Chevrolets, GMCs with Defective Gen IV Vortec Engine Alabama Class Action

General Motors, LLC offered the Generation IV 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec 5300 LC9 engine as an option in certain 2011-2014 model year Chevrolet and GMC vehicles. This class action alleges that the engine was defective and “engineered to fail.” The engine consumers far too much oil, the complaint alleges, a condition that results in “low  Read more

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche

GM Generation IV Vortec 5300 Engines Need Too Much Oil Oklahoma Class Action

General Motors, LLC offered the Generation IV 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec 5300 LC9 engine as an option on certain 2011-2014 Chevrolet and GMC vehicles, but the complaint for this class action alleges that they were “engineered to fail.” Why? The complaint alleges that this engine has serious defects that cause excessive oil consumption and ultimately  Read more

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche

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

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

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