VW Problems Tied to Lawsuits

Oil Sludge in the 1.8L Turbo Engine

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From 1997-2005, VW manufactured a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine with a tiny 3.7 quart oil capacity. That’s simply not a lot of oil to compensate for the amount of heat this engine generates. Complaints sparked a class-action lawsuit with an…

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Defective Timing Chain

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Volkswagen’s EA888 2.0-liter engine has a history of tensioner problems that can lead to a loose timing chain and catastrophic engine failure. A series of lawsuits eventually led to a settlement that offers an extended warranty and potentia…

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Diesel Emissions Scandal

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Volkswagen has admitted to using a defeat device on its supposedly 'clean diesel' vehicles. The reason? To skirt around US emissions standards. This doesn't sit well with ... well, just about anybody. In fact, the only group who seems reall…

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VW Lawsuit News

TDI Cash Compensation and Buy Back Options

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As part of a historic $15 billion settlement, Volkswagen will be offering substantial compensation to diesel owners affected by the emissions scandal. In addition to those payments, owners will also have the option to offload their cars as … continue reading