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Lawsuit Against Chrysler for Active Head Restraint System

By: Nicole Halavi In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit against Chrysler alleged that several models are equipped with a headrest that will deploy and injure an occupant without being triggered by a crash impact. The following are the models equipped with the allegedly defective head restraint systems: 2010-2018 Dodge Journey 2010-2011 Dodge Nitro 2010-2012 Jeep […]

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Ford F-150 Excessive Oil Consumption: Potential Lawsuit

By: Nicole Halavi After dozens of complaints were found online regarding excessive oil consumption in Ford F-150s, an investigation has been opened to determine whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of owners and lessees of 2018 Ford F-150s. Consumers have complained that their trucks are consuming oil too quickly and, in […]

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GM Faces Lawsuit Regarding Ignition Switch

General Motors is facing several lawsuits concerning defective ignition switches in several models. The defect causes the engine to suddenly shut off, ultimately cutting off the car’s power while in motion. Back in 2014, GM began recalling 2.6 million vehicles due to these ignition switch problems. Apparently, some GM insiders were aware of the problem […]

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Nissan Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Warranties

By: Nicole Halavi In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit brought against Nissan alleged the automaker failed to properly identify car parts according to California’s emission control system warranty requirements. Specifically, Nissan failed to classify parts as emissions warranty parts and high-cost emissions warranty parts. In California, those parts are covered under the emissions warranty for […]

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Honda Takata Airbags Lawsuit

By: Nicole Halavi Recently, Honda was forced to pay out $5 million to settle allegations that the automaker failed to properly handle the deadly Takata airbags installed in 2001-2016 Honda vehicles. Reports show that most of the deaths from the exploding airbag inflators occurred in Honda vehicles, the last known death occurring in August 2020 […]

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Ram 1500 EGR Cooler Recall

By: Nicole Halavi A class action lawsuit alleges Fiat Chrysler (FCA) sold hundreds of thousands of Ram 1500 trucks equipped with defective exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers between June 12, 2013 to October 23, 2019. The suit claims that the EGR coolers are prone to thermal fatigue, which makes the coolers more prone to internal […]

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Subaru Fuel Pump Lawsuit

By Nicole Halavi In October 2020, a lawsuit against Subaru alleges that the automaker failed to issue a recall that included all Subaru vehicles with defective DENSO fuel pumps. These pumps are designed to last 100,000 miles, but the suit alleges that the pumps fail prematurely, creating a potentially dangerous driving condition. In April 2020, […]

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Chrysler Lifetime Powertrain Warranty Lawsuit

In October 2020, a class action lawsuit was filed against Chrysler concerning the automaker’s lifetime powertrain warranty. The plaintiff seeks to represent consumers who purchased a Chrysler vehicle in Kansas and were provided a lifetime powertrain warranty on or after October 31, 2009. The plaintiff bought his Chrysler in 2009 and since then has taken […]

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Tesla Unintended Acceleration Issues

By: Nicole Halavi A November 2020 lawsuit against Tesla alleges that Tesla’s vehicles contain defects that cause sudden unintended acceleration, which has resulted in many crashes and injuries. Plaintiffs allege Tesla manufactured the vehicles in a way that suggests that the sudden acceleration is caused by the driver pushing down on the accelerator pedal, ultimately […]

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Tesla Touchscreen Defects

By: Nicole Halvi After Tesla was sued for alleged touchscreen problems in 2014-2016 Model S and 2015-2016 Model X vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a federal investigation into touchscreen failures in 2012-2015 Tesla Model S vehicles. Subsequently, in November of 2020, the automaker announced a Tesla touchscreen warranty adjustment program for Model […]

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