Those who purchased or leased a Volkswagen (VW) Touareg (2004-07) or a Audi A4 (2005-06) that came factory equipped with HID headlights (High-Intensity Discharge). HID lamps are a type of high efficiency headlight (often called Xenon headlights) that are used on higher end cars and have a bluish tinged light.
Extended Warranty – the settlement provides for a five year warranty for the headlights, and the warranty will apply without you needing to file anything.
Reimbursement – if had to pay for your HID headlights to be repaired or replaced inside of 50,000 miles you can apply to be reimbursed for the expense. (proof required)
|Proof of Purchase:||
Not required, for warranty. Required for reimbursement of expense associated with replacing headlights.
|Claim Form:||Audi / Volkswagen HID Claim Form|
|Case Name:||Marie Rita Kennedy-Lebar, et al. v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.,
Case No.: 2:10-CV-05126-WJM-MF (New Jersey)
The plaintiffs allege that there was a defect in the HID headlights used in the Audi and VW that caused the lights to flicker or shut-off prematurely. The defendants deny the allegations. The case was settled before being decided by the court.
|Settlement Pool:||not applicable|
|Settlement Website:||Audi / VW HID Settlement|
|Claim Form Deadline:||December 3, 2013|
|Claims Administrator:||Kennedy Settlement Administrator|
PO Box 2865
Faribault, MN 55021-8665