Lawsuit Investigation: Could the Audi Oil Consumption Problem Stem from a Piston Defect?

April 19, 2021 Last Updated on August 2, 2021

Important Information

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The information here is for reference only. A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here.

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Case Update

August 1, 2020 – Investigation Closed, Lawsuit Filed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who owns or leases certain 2010–2017 Audi vehicles with a 2.0-liter turbo engine and experienced excessive oil consumption or other problems that may be related to the pistons.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a defect is causing the cars’ pistons and piston heads to break off into pieces and cause a number of problems requiring costly repairs. If a defect is suspected, the attorneys may be able to get a class action lawsuit on file.
What Problems Could Be Connected to the Piston Issue?
Excessive oil consumption, sudden loss of power while driving, engine knocking and illumination of the check engine light.
How Could a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit, if filed and successful, could help drivers get back the money they spent on repairs and force Audi to recall the vehicles, extend drivers’ warranties or otherwise offer a fix for the problem.