Chrysler Beats Class Action Over Brake Warranties

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 3:49 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a putative class action mounted against Chrysler Group LLC by Dodge Journey owners over allegedly defective brakes, finding that Chrysler neither breached its warranties nor compelled the plaintiffs to pay for repairs.

U.S. District Judge Esther Salas nixed the claims of the two named plaintiffs, ruling that Chrysler did not breach warranties and was not responsible for the cost of the plaintiffs' brake repairs because the repairs fell outside the 12,000-mile warranty period covering the braking system....
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