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Jeep Cherokee, Compass, And Renegade Oil Consumption Case

A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action alleging that FCA US LLC (formerly known as Chrysler Group LLC) knowing sold hundreds of thousands of Jeep and Chrysler vehicles containing defective 2.4L Tigershark engines that improperly burn off and/or consume abnormally high amounts of oil. As a result of the alleged defect, the vehicles shut down without warning during normal operation. The case, Wood, et al. v. FCA US, LLC, Case No. 5:20-cv-11054, was filed on April 29, 2020, in the Eastern District of Michigan, and Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement was granted on June 7, 2022.

The proposed settlement covers the following Class Vehicles:

  • 2015 – 2017 Chrysler 200;
  • 2013 – 2016 Dodge Dart;
  • 2016 – 2018 Fiat 500X;
  • 2014 – 2019 Jeep Cherokee (manufactured prior to July 2018);
  • 2017 – 2018 Jeep Compass;
  • 2015 – 2018 Jeep Renegade; and
  • 2015 – 2018 Ram ProMaster City.

The settlement benefits include an extended Powertrain Limited Warranty, Product Improvements, Reimbursement for Repairs, Reimbursement for Repair-Related Transportation Costs, and Compensation for Class Vehicles Subject to CSN W80 that had an Engine Long Block Replacement. For additional details regarding the settlement and how to submit a Repair Reimbursement Claim Form (for repairs you paid for) and/or a Repair-Related Expense Reimbursement Claim Form (for repair related expenses such as towing or rental expenses), please visit the settlement website at https://www.fcatigersharksettlement.com/