Honda Unit Agrees To Settle Accord Defect Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (September 16, 2013, 4:18 PM EDT) -- American Honda Motor Co. Inc. has agreed to settle a putative class action over allegedly defective Accord vehicle models that quickly burn oil, agreeing to provide “valuable benefits” to settlement class members to resolve the litigation, according to papers filed in California federal court on Friday.

In exchange for the dismissal of the litigation with prejudice, AHM agreed to extend the Powertrain Limited Warranty of each settlement class vehicle to cover engine misfire until eight years after the original sale or lease of the vehicle with...
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