Product Defect

2011-2016 Kia Forte LX Engine Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2011-2016 Kia Forte LX models with the 1.8L engine for a potential engine defect that may cause premature engine failure, safety risks due to loss of engine power, and costly repairs. The warning signs of impending engine failure include hearing a knocking noise coming from the engine; […]

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Coolant Leak Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Volkswagen of America for a coolant leak defect in their 2015-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vehicles with the EA888 Rev3 engine. Golf GTI owners report that coolant will seep out of a weep hole on the underside of the thermostat housing, often at such a slow pace that they […]

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2016-2019 Chevy Malibu “Reduced Engine Power” Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating the 2016-2019 Chevy Malibu, the 2017-2018 Buick LaCrosse, and the 2018 Buick Regal for engine power reduction issues that results in unexpected deceleration, often at highway speeds. The problem appears attributable to a defective accelerator pedal sensor. Consumer complaints reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) detail […]

Product Defect

Hyundai and Kia Engine Failure Investigation

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UPDATE: A SETTLEMENT HAS BEEN REACHED IN THIS CASE. INFORMATIONAL WEBSITE FORTHCOMING. Key Settlement Provisions: Hyundai Motor America will cover all inspection and repair costs related to the alleged defect within an extended warranty period. The warranty extension covers 10 years from the date of purchase, or up to 120,000 miles on the vehicle, whichever […]