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VW and Audi Timing Chain Tensioner Investigation

DO CERTAIN VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI MODELS CONTAIN A TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER DEFECT THAT CAN CAUSE CATASTROPHIC ENGINE FAILURE?

Goldman Scarlato & Penny, P.C. is investigating whether Volkswagen and Audi models containing the 2.0L TSI and TFSI EA888 engines contain a serious design defect impacting the vehicles’ timing chain tensioner.  The alleged defect can cause catastrophic engine failure at any time or under any driving condition or speed. A timing chain tensioner failure can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars to repair. The alleged defect affects the following VW and Audi models and model years (“MY”):

Volkswagen Golf MK5 GTI, MY 2006-2009

Volkswagen Golf MK6 GTI, MY 2010-2014

Volkswagen Jetta MK5, MY 2005-2010

Volkswagen Jetta MK6, MY 2011-2016

Volkswagen Passat B6, MY 2006-2010

Volkswagen CC, MY 2009-2016

Volkswagen EOS, MY 2008-2014

Volkswagen Tiguan, MY 2009-2016

Volkswagen Beetle, MY 2012-2016

Volkswagen Sportswagen, MY 2009-2014

Audi A3 8P, MY 2006-2013

Audi A4 B8, MY 2009-2012

Audi A5 B8, MY 2008-2012

Audi MK2 TT, MY 2008-2014

If you own or lease a VW or Audi model listed above, and have suffered a timing chain tensioner failure, you might be able to file a claim to recover any out-of-pocket costs or expenses you incurred.  Please contact Paul Scarlato at scarlato@lawgsp.com or 484-342-0700 to learn more.

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