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

Honda Oil Dilution Condition Settlement

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is settling a class action alleging that certain Honda vehicles have a defect that allows engine oil to become diluted with fuel. The complaint alleges that the dilution makes the oil less viscous and causes premature wear and ultimate failure of engines, engine bearings, and other engine components, plus increased  Read more

2018 Honda CR-V

BMW N63 Engine Oil Consumption Settlement

BMW of North America, LLC and Bayerische Motoren  Werke AG is settling a class action suit by offering a variety of benefits to owners of certain of their vehicles. The complaint alleged that certain model year 2009 to 2014 BMW 5 series, 6 series, 7 series, X5, and X6 vehicles that are equipped with an  Read more

Chevrolet Equinox Excessive Oil Consumption and Damage Class Action

If your car engine is consuming oil faster than it should, how would you know when more oil is needed? Perhaps you would rely on the vehicle’s oil pressure warning (OPW) or oil life monitoring (OLM) system. But if you had a Chevrolet Equinox from certain model years, the complaint for this class action alleges,  Read more

2017 Chevrolet Equinox