A settlement has been reached in the Volkswagen Timing Chain Litigation Class Action Lawsuit.
If you owned or leased a 2008 through 2014 Volkswagen or Audi vehicle you could get up to $6500 as part of the settlement terms.
Class members in the case contend that certain autos manufactured by Volkswagen had a defect in the timing chain which caused tension system failures.
Volkswagen denies any actions of wrong doing but has agreed to settle in order to avoid further court costs.
Who should file a claim?
Anyone in the U.S. (or Puerto Rico) who purchased or leased a vehicle listed in the settlement VIN database.
Please note at this time VINs registered in the state of New Hampshire are currently NOT available via the Lookup Tool. New Hampshire residents can dial toll-free 855-206-9873 for registered vehicles.
Proof of purchase required?
Class members must provide the VIN number of the vehicle in question.
Volkswagen Timing Chain Litigation Contact Points
- Mail: Volkswagen Timing Chain Settlement Claim Administrator – Epiq P.O. Box 3656, Portland, OR 97208-3656
- Toll-Free: 1-855-206-9873
- Email: info@TimingChainLitigation.com
Volkswagen Timing Chain Litigation Important Dates
- 10/12/2018: Object/Exclusion Deadline
- 11/19/2018: Settlement Fairness Hearing
- 1/25/2019: Claim Form Deadline
The Volkswagen Timing Chain Litigation Lawsuit is entitled Volkswagen Timing Chain Product Liability Litigation and is under review in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Class members who file valid claims may receive up to $6500. The exact amount received will depend on the vehicle model and repair or replacement required.
Class members who file valid claims will be represented by James E. Cecchi from the law firm of Carella Byrne Cecchi Olstein Brody & Agnello, P.C.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. has hired Jeffrey L. Chase from the law firm of Chase Kurshan Herzfeld & Rubin LLC.
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