Welcome to the Informational Website for the Volkswagen Timing Chain Settlement.
A class action settlement, known as In Re Volkswagen Timing Chain Product Liability Litigation, Civil Action No. 16-2765 (JLL)(JAD) was granted preliminary approval by the Court on June 14, 2018. The Settlement resolves a lawsuit related to the timing chain system in certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles purchased or leased in the United States and Puerto Rico.
You are included in the Volkswagen Timing Chain Settlement if you are a person or entity who purchased or leased a Settlement Class Vehicle. A Settlement Class Vehicle is defined as certain 2008 through 2014 model year VW and Audi vehicles, as designated by the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), imported and distributed by Volkswagen Group of America Inc. for sale or lease in the United States or Puerto Rico. The following year and model vehicles, whose VINs are included in the VIN lookup database, have been identified as Settlement Class Vehicles:
|Volkswagen Models||Audi Models|
|Certain 2012–2014 Beetle||Certain 2008–2012 A3|
|Certain 2012–2014 Beetle Convertible||Certain 2009–2012 A4 Avant|
|Certain 2009–2012 CC||Certain 2009–2013 A4 Sedan|
|Certain 2009–2012 Eos||Certain 2010–2013 A5 Cabriolet|
|Certain 2008–2012 GTI||Certain 2010–2013 A5 Coupe|
|Certain 2008–2010 & 2012–2014 Jetta Sedan||Certain 2012 A6|
|Certain 2009 Jetta SportWagen||Certain 2011–2012 Q5|
|Certain 2008–2010 Passat Sedan||Certain 2009–2012 TT Coupe|
|Certain 2008–2010 Passat Wagon||Certain 2009–2012 TT Roadster|
|Certain 2009–2013 Tiguan|
If your Settlement Class Vehicle is within certain specified time and mileage parameters, you may be eligible for an extension of your vehicle’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty to cover future repairs related to a timing chain or timing chain tensioner failure.