Volkswagen Audi Water Pumps Class Action
September 9, 2022
Claim Form Deadline: Passed
Estimated Payout: Varies
Proof required: Yes
Method of payment: Cash
What's This Settlement About?
A national class action lawsuit has been filed, which alleges that certain Audi and Volkswagen water
pumps are defective, leak, and eventually cause engines to break. This applies to certain 2014 through 2021 Volkswagen and Audi vehicles equipped with either 1.8 kuter or
2.0 liter engines. The case cites examples of cracking Audi water pumps and Volkswagen water pumps which lead to keaed coolant that causes engines to overheat and prematurely fail to operate. AUdi and Volkswagen car owners may be entitled to cash reimbursement for certain repairs and conditions met as part of the class action settlement.
How Do I Qualify?
You qualify if you owned any of the vehicles involved in the Settlement. Certain Volkswagen and Audi cars manufactured in year 2014 through 2021 are part of the class action:
| 2019-2021 model year Arteon
|| 2015-2020 model year A3
| 2018-2020 model year Atlas
|| 2015-2020 model year A4
| 2014-2018 model year Beetle
|| 2015-2019 model year A5
| 2015-2021 model year Golf
|| 2015-2020 model year A6
| 2014-2021 model year Jetta
|| 2015-2020 model year Q3
| 2014-2021 model year Passat
|| 2015-2021 model year Q5
| 2020-2021 model year Terramont
|| 2017-2020 model year Q7
| 2018-2021 model year Tiguan
|| 2015-2020 model year TT
If you still not sure whether you qualify to be in the settlement class you can check your vehicle's VIN via the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) Lookup Portal.
What Can I Get?
The settlement provides cash reimbursement and warranty extension (which will cover one repair
or replacement of water pump, which should be repaired by authorized Audi or Volkswagen
dealers). Cash will cover the repair of one Audi or Volkswagen water pump, which occurred within eight years or
80,000 miles of service. You are also eligible to get money reimbursement for engine
damage caused by a broken water pump.
Cash Payment Amounts
• Repairs of an Audi / Volkswagen water pump and engine by an authorized dealer will be reimbursed for 100% cost of repair.
• Repairs of water pumps by non-authorized Volkswagen or Audi dealers will be limited to a maximum
reimbursement of $1,150.
• Repairs of engines by non=authorized Volkswagen or Audi dealer will be limited to a maximum
reimbursement of $4,500.
How Do I File a Claim?
To get a cash payment you must submit a valid claim form, which is available only
for download as a PDF file. You must submit a claim from with the following steps:
Mail the completed, signed, and dated Claim Form, together with your supporting
documentation (i.e., repair record(s), receipts, proof of payment, proof
of maintenance, etc.) via post. The claim form letter should be post-marked no later than September 8, 2022 and written to the Claim
Administrator at the address provided on the Claim Form (find claim form link below).
The information which must be
reflected in your records is described in the Claim Form. It is recommended that you
keep a copy of your records and receipts.
The Court will hold a Final Fairness Hearing at 2:00 p.m. on October 19, 2022,
Newark, New Jersey.
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