Jeeps, Other Vehicles with ZF 9HP Automatic Transmissions Class Action

When FCA US, LLC released its first vehicles equipped with a ZF 9HP nine-speed automatic transmission, it touted it as a “leading-edge solution to … mileage and emissions objectives.” However, even prior to its release, the complaint alleges, the transmission was “plagued with problems.” It claims that “FCA knowingly rushed a product to market that  Read more

2019 Jeep Cherokee

Ford Mustang MT82 Manual Transmission Defect Class Action

The MT82 manual transmission in certain Ford Mustang vehicles has a defect, the complaint for this class action claims: It allegedly slips, jerks, clashes gears, and harshly engages. These actions, the complaint alleges, cause “premature internal wear, increased shift efforts, an inability to drive, and eventually [] a catastrophic failure.”  Read more

2019 Ford Mustang

Acura MDX, RDX Deceleration, Shift to Neutral, or Stall Class Action

This class action brings suit against American Honda Motor Company, Inc. and Honda Motor Company, Ltd., alleging that certain Acura MDS or RDS vehicles have a defect that can cause hesitation, sudden deceleration, engine stalls, or other problems while the cars are being driven.  Read more

2020 Honda Acura MDX

Culligan International Water System Maintenance Call TCPA Class Action

This class action brings suit against Culligan International Company, its franchisees Eastern Wisconsin Water Conditioning Co. and Culligan Soft Water Service Co., and its advertiser Unco Data Systems, Inc. The complaint alleges the companies are responsible for prerecorded calls directed at consumers which it claims violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

Ford F-150 Truck

Ford 2017-2020 F-150 Trucks 10-Speed Transmission Defect Pennsylvania Class Action

This class action alleges that Ford has equipped its 2017-2020 F-150 trucks with a defective transmission system—the 10R80 ten-speed automatic transmission. The complaint is mostly the same as one filed four days earlier on the same topic, but this case is for truck owners or lessees in Pennsylvania, while the earlier one is for those  Read more

Ford F-150 Truck

Ford 2017-2020 F-150 Trucks 10-Speed Transmission Defect Massachusetts Class Action

The Ford F-Series pickup trucks have been the best-selling pickups in the US for the past forty-two years. The complaint for this class action, however, alleges that the 10R80 ten-speed automatic transmission in 2017-2020 Ford F-150 trucks is defective and can pose safety issues.  Read more

2019 Ford F-150 Truck

Nissan Altima 2013-2016 CVT Transmission Settlement

Nissan North America, Inc. is settling a class action about the continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) in its model year 2013-2016 Altimas. The complaint claimed that CVTs are defective and can experience poor performance or failure.  Read more

Nissan CVT Transmissions Settlement

Nissan North America, Inc. is settling three class actions at once about its continuously variable transmissions (CVTs). The complaints alleged that 2013-2017 Nissan Sentra, 2014-2017 Nissan Versa Note, and 2012-2017 Nissan Versa vehicles have defective CVTs that can suffer poor performance or failure. The counts included breaches of warranties and violations of consumer protection laws,  Read more

GM Transmissions Cause Sudden Acceleration, Late Stopping Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that General Motors, LLC (GM) puts defective transmissions in some of its vehicles. The complaint claims that GM knew the transmissions were defective as far back as 2014, but that it has no way to fix them and simply denies that the vehicles have problems.  Read more

2019 Cadillac ATS

Ford Transmission Settlement

Ford is offering vouchers or cash payments to settle a class action alleging that certain of its Focus and Fiesta vehicles have a defective PowerShift Dual-Clutch Automatic (DPS6) transmission. The complaint claimed that the transmission may slip, buck, kick, or jerk and cause sudden or delayed acceleration.  Read more