Class Eligibility:

The class action settlement covers people that own or lease a 2001-05 Porsche 911 or Porsche Boxter manufactured between May 4, 2011 and February 2005 with the following VIN ranges.

  • Porsche 911 – WP0AA29991S622763-WP0AA29901S623641, WP0CA299X1S654064-WP0CA29971S655284, WP0ZZZ99Z1S644465, WP0ZZZ99Z2S603927, WP0AA299X2S620005-WP0AA29922S624193, WP0BA29922S635067-WP0BA299X2S635740, WP0CA29932S650004-WP0CA29952S655611, WP0AA29903S620063-WP0AA29993S624175, WP0BA29913S635062-WP0BA29983S635639, WP0CA29943S650062-WP0CA29913S653887, WP0ZZZ99Z3S641690-WP0ZZZ99Z3S644167, WP0ZZZ99Z4S604191, WP0AA29974S620062-WP0AA29934S623041, WP0BA29984S635061-WP0BA29974S635231, WP0CA29904S650061-WP0CA29924S653818, WP0AA29935S620061-WP0AA29925S620245, WP0BA29965S635061-WP0BA29995S635085, WP0CA29995S650061-WP0CA29995S650254, WP0AA29905S715077-WP0AA29905S717475, WP0AB299X5S740081-WP0AB29955S742109, WP0CA29935S755064-WP0CA29935S755209, WP0CB29915S765072-WP0CB29925S765212, WP0ZZZ99Z5S731099, &WP0ZZZ99Z5S701444.
  • Porsche Boxter – WP0CA29851S620508 – WP0CA29831S620619, WP0CB29811S660405 – WP0CB29801S660492, WP0CA29821U625959 – WP0CA29891U627644, WP0CB29861U664289 – WP0CB29841U665473, WP0CA29892S620061 – WP0CA29802S620238, WP0CA29832U620061 – WP0CA29892U626107, WP0CB29802U660062 – WP0CB29892U664319, WP0CB29862S660062 – WP0CB29852S660344, WP0ZZZ98Z2U602762, WP0ZZZ98Z2U640813, WP0CA298X3S620068 – WP0CA29853S620222, WP0CA29813U620061 – WP0CA298X3U625002, WP0CB29803U660063 – WP0CB29803U663240, WP0CB29853S660068 – WP0CB298X3S660227, WP0ZZZ98Z3U604185, WP0ZZZ98Z3U640971, WP0CA29854S620061 – WP0CA29824S621085, WP0CA298X4U620061 – WP0CA29854U621568, WP0CB29804S660061 – WP0CB29834S660555, WP0CB29854U660061 – WP0CB29834U661824, WP0CA298X5U710067 – WP0CA29815U711852, & WP0CB29885U730069 – WP0CB29835U731310.

The settlement covers both owners that have had an Intermediate Shaft (IMS) failure, and also provides protection for those that have not had this failure.

Estimated Amount:

The settlement provides for reimbursement for repairs according to the following schedule. The amount of reimbursement depends on whether the case was bought new, certified pre-owned (ACPO), or used and on the mileage on the car at the time of the issue.

New Purchaser ACPO Purchaser Used Not ACPO
Up to 50,000 miles 100% 100% 25%
50,001–60,000 miles 90% 100% 25%
60,001–70,000 miles 80% 100% 25%
70,001–80,000 miles 70% 100% 25%
80,001–90,000 miles 60% 100% 25%
90,001–100,000 miles 50% 100% 25%
100,001–130,000 miles 40% 40% 25%

The settlement also provides towing and car rental expenses up to $200.

Proof of Purchase:

NOT required

Claim Form: Porsche IMS Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Eisen v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc,
Case No. CV11-9405 CAS (FFMx) (C.D. Cal.)
Case Summary:

Plaintiffs claim that the Intermediate Shaft (IMS) on Porsche 911 and Porsche Boxter vehicles is defective and can fail leading to very expensive engine repair bills. Porsche denies the claim, but settled the case prior to trial.

Settlement Pool: uncapped
Settlement Website: Porsche IMS Settlement Site
Porsche IMS Settlement (Plaintiff’s Attorney’s Site)
Claim Form Deadline: October 15, 2013 (for those suffering from IMS related engine damage prior to July 17, 2013)
Claims Administrator: Eisen IMS Settlement
c/o GCG
P.O. Box 35049
Seattle, WA 98124
(866) 254-4760