Those car owners who have owned a variety of Audi or Volkswagen vehicle, from 2008 to 2014 will get $6,500 from Volkswagen class action settlement. This settlement will resolve the allegations that a defect in the timing chain of certain models has caused tension failures.
These failures have resulted in safety concerns and costly repairs for the users.
Moreover, Volkswagen already got hit by a class action lawsuit in 2016. And now another class action lawsuit has made an allegation that the car manufacturers have tried to hide the issues with the chain.
According to the Volkswagen Timing Chain Class Action Settlement, the ones who have leased or owned one of the 20 models of Audi or Volkswagen vehicles will be able to make a claim for their repairs. The entire settlement will cover the replacement and repairs of the timing chain, timing chain tensioner or replacement of the engine that got damaged due to the timing chain.
The Class Members will also be able to claim the extension of their car’s vehicle limited warranty cover. However, the Class Members who wish to exclude them from the settlement must do it by Oct’12, 2018.
The deadline to submit the claim for the timing chain settlement is Jan’25, 2019.
Which Class Members Are Eligible?
Every member is eligible who have either leased or purchased a class vehicle in Puerto Rico or U.S. However; it is important the vehicle VIN must be listed in the database that is available on the settlement website.
Depending on the vehicle model or the repair or replacement required, the potential award is up to $6,500.
In re Volkswagen Timing Chain Product Liability Litigation, Case No. 2:16-cv-02765, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Claim Form Deadline
Volkswagen Timing Chain Settlement
Claim Administrator – Epiq
P.O. Box 3656
Portland, OR 97208-3656
CARELLA BYRNE CECCHI OLSTEIN BRODY & AGNELLO PC
KESSLER TOPAZ MELTZER & CHECK LLP
KANTROWITZ GOLDHAMER & GRAIFMAN PC
CHASE KURSHAN HERZFELD & RUBIN LLC
Note: Before you submit a claim, remember that you are submitting your claim under penalty of perjury.
You will be harming other eligible members by submitting a fraudulent claim. If you qualify, read the FAQ section of the settlement website to ensure that you meet all the standards. However, if you don’t qualify, check the database for other settlements.