Volkswagen Timing Chain Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

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Case Name

In re: Volkswagen Timing Chain Product Liability Litigation,
Case No. 2:16-cv-02765,

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Case Summary

A lawsuit called In Re Volkswagen Timing Chain Product Liability Litigation, Civil Action No. 16-2765 (JLL)(JAD) (“the Action”), was filed against Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“VWGoA”), Volkswagen AG (“VWAG”), and Audi AG (“Audi AG”) (collectively, “Defendants”). Plaintiffs filed the Action as a putative class action against Defendants, claiming timing chain or timing chain tensioner defects in Settlement Class Vehicles.

Defendants have and continue to dispute all of Plaintiffs’ claims. Defendants maintain that the Settlement Class Vehicles are not defective, that no applicable warranties were breached nor applicable statutes violated, that the Settlement Class Vehicles were properly designed, manufactured, distributed, marketed, advertised, warranted, and sold, and that Defendants have not engaged in any wrongdoing.

Settlement Pool





Volkswagen Timing Chain Settlement

Claim Administrator – Epiq

P.O. Box 3656

Portland, OR 97208-3656