Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Stall Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement

As a matter of fact, the Hyundai Santa Fe engine stall class-action lawsuit is finally settled.

The lawsuit applies to Hyundai Santa Fe SUVs produced between 2010 and 2012.

It’s important to mention that owners were constantly complaining of their vehicles’ engine performance.

The problem was that the vehicle’s engine could stall at any speed. This also includes highway speeds.

The problem was that the vehicle’s engine could stall at any speed. This also includes highway speeds.

The plaintiffs who filed the Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Stall Class-action lawsuit

The plaintiffs who filed the Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Stall Class-action lawsuit are Greg Battaglia and Julia Reniger. They point out that Hyundai Santa Fe SUVs could stall very frequently without any warning. As a result,  it created a risky situation.

According to the information that plaintiffs provide, Hyundai knew that the engines came with stalling problem. However, the automaker failed to let consumers know about it. Furthermore, some customers took the vehicles to the dealerships for fixing the problem multiple times but had no results.

The plaintiff Julia Reniger claims that she took the vehicle in for repairs but the situation was still the same. Although the dealer altered the battery, as well as worked on the throttle body, the vehicle started to stall again.

The terms of the Hyundai Santa Fe engine stall class-action lawsuit settlement

Thus, according to the Hyundai Santa Fe engine stall class-action lawsuit settlement, Hyundai agrees to make a reimbursement on a claims-made basis for out-of-pocket costs.  The automaker will take this step if customers provide the sufficient documents, which prove that the vehicle is stalling. Furthermore, the auto manufacturer is going to introduce a software update. It will be available free of charge for ten years after the date the vehicles were sold as new. In addition to that, Hyundai will provide customers with a cash incentive on a claims-made basis. It is for customers who aim to replace their SUVs. The automaker also offers a special rebate program. So, consumers experiencing two documented stall events can get Hyundai provides $500 – $2000. Those who faced one documented stall can receive a rebate of $250- $1000 on the purchase of a new vehicle.

 

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