Nissan Timing Chain Class Action Settlement (California & Washington Only
You are a member of the class if you purchased or leased one of the vehicles listed below while in California or Washington State:
- 2004-2006 Nissan Altima (VQ35 engine)
- 2005-2007 Nissan Frontier (VQ40 engine)
- 2004-2008 Nissan Maxima
- 2005-2007 Nissan Pathfinder
- 2004-2009 Nissan Quest
- 2005-2007 Nissan Xterra
The Settlement provides, at the option of the Settlement Class Member, either partial reimbursement or a voucher towards the purchase of a new Nissan vehicle, if you paid or pay to diagnose, repair, and/or replace the primary or secondary timing chain systems or components in a Class Vehicle after the factory warranty of 5 years or 60,000 miles, whichever occurs first, has expired but before the vehicle has accumulated more than 120,000 miles.
- For repairs made after the powertrain coverage under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty has expired (5 years or 60,000 miles, whichever occurs first) but at fewer than 80,001 miles, you may elect (a) for Nissan to reimburse 80% of the first $900 of the cost actually paid, or (b) a voucher in the amount of $1,500 towards the purchase of a new Nissan vehicle.
- For repairs made when the vehicle has more than 80,000 miles but fewer than 100,001 miles, you may elect (a) for Nissan to reimburse 50% of the first $900 of the cost actually paid, or (b) a voucher in the amount of $1,000 towards the purchase of a new Nissan vehicle.
- For repairs made when the vehicle has more than 100,000 miles but not more than 120,000 miles, you may elect (a) for Nissan to reimburse 20% of the first $900 of the cost actually paid, or (b) a voucher in the amount of $500 towards the purchase of a new vehicle.
Proof of Purchase
Falco, et al. v. Nissan North America Inc., et al.,Case No. 2:13-cv-00686-DDP-MANx, District Court for the Central District of California
Plaintiffs contend that the Class Vehicles contain a timing chain defect. The Plaintiffs brought claims against Nissan for breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty, unjust enrichment, fraudulent concealment, and violation of various state consumer protection statutes. They also sought various injunctive remedies and damages.