Maker of Rain-X Facing Class Action Over Washer Fluid Sensor Problems

Last Updated on February 19, 2024

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Important Information - Lawsuit Dismissed

Attorneys filed a class action lawsuit against Rain-X manufacturers in August 2015. The defendants denied any wrongdoing and the suit was eventually dismissed with prejudice in May 2017. The plaintiff behind the case ended up paying $130 to repair his Volkswagen’s sensor.

If you’ve had a problem with this product and are concerned about your rights, we urge you to contact a local attorney, who can inform you on what options you have moving forward. You can also file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to voice your concerns and warn others about the products’ alleged problems.

Check out our list of ongoing lawsuits and investigations, here.

The information below is for reference only, as this investigation is now closed. 

At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Anyone who experienced problems with their windshield washer fluid sensors after using a Rain-X product.
What's Going On?
The maker of Rain-X windshield washer fluid was sued after the company allegedly led consumers to believe its products were suitable for use in all vehicles when they weren't.
What Problems Are People Reporting?
Consumers have reported that their washer fluid warning lights wouldn't turn off and that the sensors were damaged and/or corroded.
Type of Lawsuit
Class Action