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Defective Automobile

Panoramic Sunroof, Looking Up From Interior

Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai Motor Company have agreed to settle a class action concerning the shattering of panoramic sunroofs on certain of its vehicles. The complaint claimed that the sunroofs are defective and can shatter suddenly without provocation, when the car is parked or in operation.

2015 Cadillac Escalade

What is the “Chevy Shake”? The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Chevy vehicles shake violently when they reach interstate highway cruising speeds, due to defective drivelines and drive shafts in these General Motors, LLC vehicles.

2017 Subaru WRX STi

Subaru of America, Inc. and Subaru Corporation are settling a class action alleging that some of its model year 2012 to 2017 Imprezas have defective engine bearings. The complaint alleges that the bearing can cause premature failure of connecting rods and main bearings, and that selling the cars with this defect breaches warranties and violates consumer protection laws.

2016 Jeep Compass

What’s worse than being told that your vehicle needs crucial repairs? It’s being told you cannot get them immediately or possibly even in time to renew its registration. The complaint for this class action alleges that that’s the position in which Fiat Chrysler (FCA US, LLC and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, its parent company) has left many consumers, because of emissions problems with certain of its vehicles. The complaint alleges breaches of warranties and violations of state consumer protection laws.

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

This settlement plus a Consent Decree resolve both a class action and Department of Justice (DOJ) suit against Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch companies concerning 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that have 3.0L EcoDiesel engines.

2018 Toyota Sienna

This settlement resolves a class action about the sliding doors in 2011-2018 Toyota Siennas against Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc.

2016 Kia Soul

What would you do if your car suddenly stalled on a highway or burst into flames? The complaint for this class action alleges that certain models of Hyundai and Kia vehicles with gasoline direct-injection (GDI) engines have serious defects that the companies have concealed. The defects allegedly cause the vehicles to stall while at speed or catch fire. The complaint alleges fraud by concealment and breaches of warranties, among other things.

Jeep 2018 JL Wrangler

Do you own a Jeep Wrangler? Does it sometimes begin to shake uncontrollably when you drive it at higher speeds? We’re investigating to see if a class action is needed.

BMW NA E70 SUV

BMW of North America, LLC is settling a class action regarding an alleged defect in the Comfort Access System in certain 2007 to 2013 BMW vehicles. The complaint claimed that the vehicles can be locked from outside the car when the key fob is inside the vehicle.

GM 2016 Silverado Truck

This is one of several recent class actions brought against General Motors for the use of Bosch’s CP4 fuel pumps in diesel vehicles. The complaint alleges that the CP4 cannot work properly with American diesel fuel, which does not provide enough lubrication. The result is eventual failures requiring the replacement of the fuel system.

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