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Audi S4 or S5 Transmission Settlement

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., which also does business as Audi of America, Inc., is settling a class action about the DSG transmissions in certain Audi vehicles. The complaint alleged that certain 2010, 2011, and 2012 Audi S4 and S5 vehicles are defective and may cause shuddering, juddering, rough shifting, or improper entry into “limp  Read more

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Nissan Continuously Variable Transmission Settlement

This is the latest in a number of settlements over several years regarding the continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) in certain Nissan vehicles. The complaint brought suit against Nissan North America, Inc., alleging that the CVTs in certain vehicles are defective and can lead to poor performance or failure. The complaint claimed breach of warranties, negligence,  Read more

2018 Nissan Pathfinder

Mitsubishi Continuously Variable Transmission Defect Class Action

This class action brings suit against Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) for certain of their vehicles that were built with continuously variable transmissions (CVTs). The complaint alleges that “the CVT is defective in that it causes the vehicle to shudder, surge, jerk, to delay acceleration or fail to accelerate,  Read more

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

Nissan PZEVs California Emissions Warranty Coverage Class Action

The California Emissions Warranty requires that transmission repairs and replacements for partial zero emissions vehicles and super ultra-low emissions vehicles (PZEV vehicles) be covered for a period of fifteen years or 150,000 miles. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Nissan North America, Inc. is not properly identifying or covering these repairs.  Read more

2020 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Rogues and Pathfinders Transmission Problems Class Action

Certain Nissan vehicles have defective transmissions, this class action alleges. Specifically, the complaint claims, certain Rogue and Pathfinder vehicles, from Nissan North America, Inc. and Nissan Co., Ltd., have continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) that are defective. The complaint alleges that, instead of fixing the vehicles, Nissan denies that it exists. The Nationwide Class for this  Read more

2016 Nissan Rogue

Ford Edge Ecoboost Engine Faceplate Failure Class Action

This class action takes issue with certain Ford Edge vehicles equipped with 2L I-4 turbocharged Ecoboost automatic-transmission engines. The complaint alleges that the vehicles have defective faceplates, which can crack or shatter, causing the vehicle to lose forward motion.  Read more

2018 Ford Edge

Nissan Rogue Defective Xtronic Transmission Class Action

This class action brings suit against Nissan North America, Inc. and Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., claiming that certain 2014-2020 Rogue vehicles are equipped with a faulty Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The complaint alleges that the vehicles experience sudden, unexpected shaking and violent jerking and other problems when drivers try to accelerate.  Read more

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