Upcoming Deadline for Timing Chain Reimbursements

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Scott McCracken
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There’s an important deadline coming up for Audi owners who previously paid for repairs to their timing chain system or damaged engine from a timing chain failure, and want the automaker to pick up the tab. A recently approved settlement benefits thousands of owners by providing them with an extended “new vehicle limited warranty” for any future repairs, plus conditional reimbursements for any previous repairs.

More Information

  • Owners who want to be eligible for previous repair reimbursements must file a claim by January 25th, 2019. More information is available at TimingChainLitigation.com.
  • The extended warranty is applied automatically if you own or lease one of the affected vehicles and didn’t opt out of the class-action.
  • Learn more about the timing chain settlement details.

How to Submit a Claim

  1. Use the VIN lookup tool to check your eligibility
  2. Gather the documents requested by the Claim Administrator
  3. Submit your claim before 11:59 PST on January 25th, 2019
More information on vwproblems.com

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    Years
    2003–2012
    Reliability
    21st of 39
    PainRank
    1.13
    Complaints
    20
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    Years
    2008–2015
    Reliability
    37th of 39
    PainRank
    5.65
    Complaints
    118
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  3. 1st Generation A5

    Years
    2008–2017
    Reliability
    19th of 39
    PainRank
    1.09
    Complaints
    23
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  4. 4th Generation A6

    Years
    2012–2018
    Reliability
    34th of 39
    PainRank
    2.54
    Complaints
    21
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  5. 1st Generation Q5

    Years
    2009–2017
    Reliability
    36th of 39
    PainRank
    3.91
    Complaints
    93
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    Years
    2007–2014
    Reliability
    17th of 39
    PainRank
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