Chrysler Says Warranties Don't Promise Perfect Cars

By Aebra Coe (November 14, 2014, 5:33 PM EST) -- Chrysler Group LLC on Thursday tore into a California class action accusing it of concealing a defect that causes some of its Dodge Ram pickup trucks to lose steering control and wobble, saying its warranties never promised defect-free vehicles and rebutting all 11 of the complaint's claims.

The second amended complaint, filed in August by four Dodge Ram owners, is riddled with legal and pleading deficiencies and must be tossed, Chrysler said. The plaintiffs even claim breaches of express warranty while they had no issues with their trucks until after the warranties expired, Chrysler said.

"Plaintiffs' express warranty claims are premised...

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