BMW Timing Chain and Oil Pump Drive Chain Settlement

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft and BMW of North America, LLC are settling a class action claiming that the timing chain or oil pump drive chain in certain BMW vehicles is defective. If these items fail, the complaint alleged, it could lead to sudden engine failure and loss of power.  Read more

2015 BMW 228i Convertible

Volkswagen, Audi Defective Timing Chain Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action alleging that certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles had defective timing chains or timing chain tensioners. The complaint claimed that these parts can fail, requiring repair or replacement, and at times even cause problems with the engine, requiring repair or replacement of that as well.   Read more

Nissan Timing Chain System California and Washington Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that the timing chain systems of the following Nissan vehicles have defects: 2004-2006 Nissan Altima (VQ35 engine) 2004-2008 Nissan Maxima 2004-2009 Nissan Quest 2005-2007 Nissan Frontier (VQ40 engine) 2005-2007 Nissan Pathfinder 2005-2007 Nissan Xterra Class members can get a voucher towards purchase of a new Nissan vehicle or  Read more