Nissan Defective CVT Transmission Class Action

Plaintiff U Can Rent bought fourteen Nissans equipped with Nissan’s continuously variable transmission (CVT). Nissan markets the CVT as being new and better, but according to the complaint for this class action, it is in fact defective and even dangerous. The complaint claims that with fewer than 20,000 miles on the vehicles, they began having  Read more

Cadillac 2010-2015 SRX Defective Headlight Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that the headlights for 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX vehicles are defective, so that they may dim and/or fail in a short time. The complaint claims that the seals in the cars’ headlights wear out or deteriorate, allowing moisture to condense and accumulate, and that the vents are also defective  Read more

Ford Fiesta and Focus Powershift Transmission Settlement

Ford has agreed to settle three class actions alleging that its PowerShift Dual-Clutch Automatic (DPS6) Transmissions are defectively designed, affecting certain 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta and 2012-2016 Ford Focus vehicles. The complaints for the class actions claim that defects cause the cars to slip, buck, kick, or jerk, resulting in a sudden or delayed acceleration. Benefits  Read more

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Nissan Sentra Xtronic CVT Transmission Overheating and Failure Class Action

The complaint for this class action quotes many online complaints that describe problems with 2012 to 2017 Nissan Sentras that are equipped with Nissan’s Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). According to the complaint, the CVT is prone to premature failure from overheating. The complaint suggests that the temperature of the CVT fluid is controlled by  Read more

Chrysler Sand in System and Failure to Pay for Repairs Warranty Class Action

The Chrysler Jeeps in question in this case, for model years 2012 to 2017, have a cylinder head on top of the engine that is made with sand casting. The complaint alleges that the sand is not sufficiently removed but seeps out as the car is driven, working its way through the car’s systems and  Read more

GM Ignition and Other Issues Recall Investigation

GM has had a large number of recalls in recent years for a variety of problems—the ignition problem, a power steering problem, a problem with the right front driveshaft, a problem with airbags and seatbelts failing. Even some 2018 models are being recalled. We’re investigating the ignition switch problem, which was particularly bad. The switch  Read more

Even More Defective Airbags Investigation

Certain car companies are now beginning to settle cases requiring they replace those defective and dangerous Takata airbags. That should be a relief. Unfortunately, it turns out that other car companies also used Takata-made airbags and have not issued a recall to replace them! Why have they delayed for so long? Inside Takata’s ammonium-nitrate airbags  Read more

Kentucky River Metals Recycling Stolen Vehicle Settlement

River Metals Recycling (RMR) has consented to settle a class action that alleges, among other things, that RMR bought vehicles that had been stolen from the plaintiffs, in purchases that did not comply with Kentucky laws.  Read more

German Luxury Automaker Collusion and Antitrust Class Action

The pride of German industry are its automakers, which employ over 800,000 people and bring in roughly a fifth of its industrial revenue, with a worldwide reputation for precision and quality. But new class actions claim that the Volkswagen/Audi emissions scandal was just the tip of an iceberg that could rip away that fine reputation.  Read more

General Motors Vehicles Defective Air Conditioning Parts Class Action

In the complaint for this class action, Plaintiff Jones Won claims that he purchased five General Motors vehicles—a 2016 Escalade and four 2015 Suburbans—and that the air conditioning system is so defective that it has failed in every one of the vehicles within a few months of purchase. In fact, he claims, in two of  Read more