Anyone who experienced a ticking or knocking noise, rough-running engine, loss of power or engine failure with a 2008-2021 Dodge, Chrysler or Jeep vehicle equipped with a Hemi engine.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a defect is causing these problems and, if so, whether a class action lawsuit could be filed. As part of their investigation, the attorneys need to hear from owners and lessees of the vehicles at issue.
Which Models Are Being Looked Into?
The full list can be found below.
What You Can Do
If you own or lease a Dodge, Chrysler or Jeep with a Hemi engine and have experienced engine ticking, a loss of power, engine failure or a rough-running engine, fill out the form on this page and share your story. You may be able to help get a class action lawsuit started.
How Could a Class Action Lawsuit Help?
A class action lawsuit, if filed and successful, could offer drivers a permanent fix for their engine problems, as well as compensation for past repairs and loss of vehicle value.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with anyone who owns or leases a 2008 to 2021 Dodge, Chrysler or Jeep vehicle equipped with a Hemi engine and experienced any of the following problems:
Ticking, knocking or tapping noise from the engine
Loss of power
They’re investigating whether a defect is causing the issues listed above and posing a safety risk to drivers and passengers.
If a defect is suspected, it’s possible that a class action lawsuit could be filed against the manufacturer. Before the attorneys can even consider taking legal action, however, they need to talk to drivers who experienced these problems firsthand.
If you’ve heard a ticking or knocking noise coming from your vehicle or you’ve had other problems with your engine, attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to hear from you as part of their investigation.
Fill out the form on this page and share your story. After you get in touch, one of the attorneys handling this investigation may reach out to you directly to ask you a few questions and explain how you could help start a class action lawsuit.
Which Vehicles Are Under Investigation?
Attorneys are looking into, but not limiting their investigation to, the following 2008-2021 vehicle models equipped with a Hemi engine:
Dodge Challenger and Dodge Challenger SRT
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Dodge Ram/Ram 1500
Dodge Ram/Ram 2500
Dodge Ram/Ram 3500
How Could a Class Action Lawsuit Help?
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org believe the problems listed above may stem from an underlying defect that will not be truly fixed even if the vehicle is brought into the dealer for service.
If filed and successful, a class action lawsuit could force Fiat Chrysler to find a permanent repair, provide money for past repairs and offer compensation for loss of vehicle value.
The following is a sample of complaints posted online by Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler drivers who experienced ticking and knocking noises with their vehicles [sic throughout, emphasis ours}:
I have a 2012 Chrysler 300S - Hemi Engine - 107,000 miles. I started my car today and could hear (From inside the car) a light ticking/knocking sound coming from the engine area from the car. As I accelerated, the ticking/knocking got fasted, and as I decelerated, the knocking/ticking also decelerated. By the time I got to my destination, the ticking/knocking was loud. You could easily hear it from inside the cat and definitely from outside the car. ” — avargas, 2012 Chrysler 300 driver, ChryslerForum.com
I heard a ticking noise coming from the right side of the engine…We could only hear it form outside the vehicle. This appears to be a common issue. The mechanic knew exactly what it was when I told him we had a ticking noise in a Durango…” — 2015 Dodge Durango driver, CarProblemZoo.com
so I noticed this annoyng racket coming from the engine while I'm driving near a wall, other cars or a divider. It gets louder when MDS is on and becomes faint again when all cylinders fire up. i tried parking and revving the motor up but heard absolutely nothing at all. Is this the infamous Hemi tick?” — bigpav7, 2010 Jeep Commander driver, JeepCommander.com
If you own or lease a Dodge, Chrysler or Jeep vehicle and experienced problems similar to those described above – or had other problems related to your engine – attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to hear from you.
Fill out the form on this page for more information on the investigation and why you could be owed money back from Fiat Chrysler.