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Jo-Ann Stores Pre-Sale Warranty Availability Arkansas Class Action

This class action concerns product warranties, specifically the Pre-Sale Availability Rule, which requires that stores make available for consumer inspection, at the point of sale, the warranties offered on any product that costs more than $15. The complaint alleges that Jo-Ann Stores, LLC do not make these warranties available to consumers. The Pre-Sale Availability Rule  Read more

Jo-Ann Store

Target No View of Warranty Terms Until After Purchase Class Action

One provision of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (MMWA) is the Pre-Sale Availability Rule, which states that retailers must allow customers to see the terms of a written warranty before the they buy the warranted items if they cost more than $15. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Target Corporation does not comply  Read more

Name "Target" and Red Target Logo on Building

Harley-Davidson Warranty Tying Arrangement Class Action

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Group, LLC makes Harley-Davidson brand motorcycles, along with their parts and accessories. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the company offers warranties that include a tying arrangement, or “unlawful repair restriction” because they require that the warranty will not remain valid unless only an authorized repair service or authorized  Read more

Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic 114

Mazda Cylinder Heads Not in California Emissions Warranty Class Action

Mazda Motor of America, Inc. distributes some of its Mazda vehicles in California and so is required to provide a California Emissions Warranty for those vehicles that covers emissions-related parts—in particular, high-priced emissions-related parts. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Mazda does not cover combustion chamber cylinder heads under its California Emissions  Read more

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FCA Valve Train Systems Not in California Emissions Warranty Class Action

The makers of vehicles distributed in California must have a general emissions warranty that covers emissions-related parts, and in particular, high-priced emissions-related parts. The complaint for this class action alleges that FCA US, LLC will not cover certain parts in its valve train systems under its California Emissions Warranty, even though the complaint says the  Read more

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De Longhi Coffee Machines Warranty Tying Arrangement Class Action

Mechanical consumer products sometimes need repair. The complaint for this class action sues De Longhi America, Inc. for the conditions for repair of its De’Longhi espresso and coffee machines, as set forth in their warranties, requiring repair by an authorized repair service or with only authorized replacement parts. The complaint alleges that this constitutes an  Read more

De’Longhi Eletta Automatic Espresso Maker

Brother Printers Warranty Tying Arrangement Class Action

This class action brings suit against Brother International Corporation and Brother Industries (USA), Inc., alleging that the warranties on its printers and other consumer products are conditional, based on repair by only authorized repair services or with only authorized repair parts. The complaint alleges that these restrictions constitute tying arrangements or unlawful repair restrictions.  Read more

A Brother Inkject All-in-One Printer

Gillette, Venus, Braun, Oral-B “No Self-Repair” Warranties Class Action

Tying arrangements for repairs are the topic of this class action against the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and its subsidiary the Gillette Company, LLC. The complaint alleges that products under the Gillette, Venus, Braun, and Oral-B brands have warranties, but they require that repairs be done only by an authorized repair service and only  Read more

Braun Electric Shavers

Porsche Emissions Warranty “High-Priced” Parts California Class Action

California law requires emission control system warranties on new passenger vehicles. In particular, automakers are required to identify high-priced parts that pertain to emissions control and to provide a 7-year, 70,000-mile warranty for them. The complaint for this class action alleges that Porsche Cars North America, Inc. has improperly limited the parts it includes in  Read more

A Porsche Cayenne

Ford PZEV Vehicles and California Emissions Warranty Coverage Class Action

Since 2009, Ford has sold Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEVs), for which it has received Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) credits from the state of California. In exchange for the credits, Ford is required to extend the terms of California’s required emissions warranty to 15 years or 150,000 miles. But the complaint for this class action  Read more

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