Honda Owners File Class Action Over Oil-Thirsty Accords

Law360, New York (March 22, 2012, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A putative class action launched against American Honda Motor Co. Inc. in California federal court Monday claims the automaker refused to honor warranties for defective Honda Accords that quickly run out of oil and require frequent spark plug replacements.

According to the suit, Honda Accords from model years 2008, 2009 and 2010 have a design defect that allows oil to enter the engine's combustion chamber, which causes excessive oil consumption, premature corrosion of spark plugs and engine malfunction.

Alex Soto and Vince Eagen filed the suit...
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Case Information

Case Title

Soto et al v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)


Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu

Date Filed

March 19, 2012


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