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Fiat Chrysler Can't Skirt Drivers' Pacifica Defect Suit

Law360 (June 19, 2018, 10:03 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday denied Fiat Chrysler’s bid to dodge a putative class action, saying the suit raises a reasonable inference that the automaker knew a defect addressed in two Technical Service Bulletins could cause its Pacificas to stall or shut off without warning.

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel found that FCA US LLC issued two TSBs relating to the Powertrain Control Module software found in 2017 and 2018 model Chrysler Pacificas before Ryan and Sarah Wildin purchased their vehicle in September 2016,...
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Wildin et al v. FCA US LLC


Case Number

3:17-cv-02594

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California Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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Gonzalo P. Curiel

Date Filed

December 30, 2017

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