Did you own or lease Subaru Impreza WRX or STi with an EJ-series 2.5-liter turbocharged engine from 2012 through 2017? If yes, then you could get compensation from the settlement.
In class action lawsuit the Lead plaintiffs acclaimed that the maker of selling vehicles, sell the car with a defected engine. According to the Subaru class action lawsuits, all affected vehicles have experienced premature engine failure. Moreover, the Starlink infotainment systems that are installed in vehicles are defective because they suffer from many technical difficulties.
Further, the lawsuit alleges that the defect caused by the connecting rod and main bearing present in the engine. Plaintiff alleges that the repair of Subaru engine defect needs nearly $6,000 for one Subaru Impreza owner.
However, Subaru owners alleged that defect was present at the time the vehicle is sold, repairs not necessary until just after the warranty expires. The carmaker agreed to settle the class action lawsuit without admitting any wrongdoing.
Now, according to the settlement, Subaru Impreza WRX and STi owners and lessees will get an extended Powertrain Limited Warranty of either an additional eight years or up to 100,000 miles. Additionally, Subaru agreed to pay the out-of-pocket cost for repairs to Class Members.
The Class Members who made engine repairs at Subaru dealer can get 100 percent reimbursement. Class Members who had engine repairs made at an authorized Subaru dealer can get 100 percent reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses.
Further, the Class Members looking for reimbursement for repairs must provide proof, including receipts, financial statements, and invoices.
Those who want to exclude themselves or object to the Subaru engine defect class action settlement can do so before April 8, 2019.
Who are eligible to file a claim?
Class Members include those who leased or purchased a “model year 2012 through 2017 Subaru Impreza WRX and STi vehicles. Vehicles must have been purchased in the continental United States, including Alaska.
100% reimbursement or up to $6,500.
The last date to file the claim is 05/22/2019
Details of the filed case:
Salcedo v. Subaru of America Inc.
and Augustine v. Subaru of America, Inc.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-08173,
in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Subaru of America, Inc. Customer Retailer Services
Department Attention: Connecting Rod Bearing Settlement
One Subaru Drive Camden,
NJ 08103 1-855-384-8926