Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit Settlement
The Court gave final approval to the Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit Settlement on November 15, 2019. The settlement applies to Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs equipped with 2.4-liter Ecotec engines.
Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit Coverage
If you purchased or leased a new retail or used model year 2010, 2011, 2012, or 2013 Chevrolet Equinox or GMC Terrain vehicle equipped with 2.4 liter Ecotec engines at any time before May 16, 2019, this settlement covers you. However, the settlement excludes all model year 2013 Equinox and Terrain vehicles because General Motors changed its design for and production of the engines.
What You Need to Know
If you’re eligible to file a claim, you will more than likely receive a new, revised notice about the settlement in the mail, along with a claim form. Owners and lessees of 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Chevrolet Equinox or GMC Terrain vehicles, including those who no longer own the cars, will receive direct notice of the settlement. Keep an eye on your mailbox, as these notices are being sent to all eligible claimants in the chain of title.
To file a claim, you will need to fill out and mail the claim form you receive along with your settlement notice. After processing your claim, you’ll be eligible for reimbursement for previously incurred expenses. The settlement covers reimbursement for the cost of replacing piston assemblies due to excessive oil consumption and rental car costs. These expenses must have been incurred during the specific timing and mileage limitations.
In addition, engine replacements are covered by the settlement as long as the root cause of the failure can be traced directly to excessive oil consumption caused by defective piston rings and occurred within the timing and mileage limitations set by the settlement.
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