Hyundai agreed to a class action lawsuit settlement to resolve claims that Kia anti-lock brake systems (ABS) are defective and can cause engine fires.
According to plaintiffs in the Kia class action lawsuit, Hyundai equipped certain Kia vehicles with defective ABS control modules. These defective systems can allegedly cause engine compartment fires and loss of ABS functionality.
Kia is an automotive company based in South Korea. Hyundai Motor Group is Kia’s parent company.
Hyundai hasn’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to resolve these allegations.
Kia ABS Defect Class Action Lawsuit
- Who’s Eligible:
- Current and former owners or lessees of Class vehicles, including those purchased while the owner was abroad on active U.S. military duty.
- Class vehicles are:
- 2017-2019 Kia Cadenza
- 2016-2018 Kia K900
- 2013-2015 Kia Optima
- 2006-2010 Kia Sedona
- 2007-2009 Kia Sorento
- 2014-2015 Kia Sorento
- 2008-2009 Kia Sportage
- 2014-2021 Kia Sportage
- 2018-2021 Kia Stinger
- Consumers can check their eligibility on the settlement website using a VIN lookup tool.
- Estimated Amount: Varies
- Proof of Purchase: Documentation of repair costs and other expenses.
- Claim Form Deadline: 07/07/2023
- Case Name & Number:
- Zakikhani, et al. v. Hyundai Motor Co., et al., Case No. 8:20-cv-01584; Evans, et al. v. Hyundai Motor Co., et al., No. 8:22-cv-00300; and Pluskowski, et al. v. Hyundai Motor America, et al., No. 8:22-cv-00824, all in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- How to file a claim:
- Head over to the Claim Form.
- Read over the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Complete the claim form with your info.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award!
(Click here to file a claim)
Don’t forget to take a look at our full list of Class Action Lawsuit Settlements! Be sure to give our list of No-Proof Class Action lawsuit to see other settlements you may qualify for.
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