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Toyota Fuel Pump Class Settlement Gets Judge’s Early Approval

Sept. 19, 2022, 4:34 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. and drivers of millions of recalled vehicles with allegedly flawed fuel pumps secured a New York federal judge’s early approval for a class settlement that provides loaner vehicles and 15-year warranties on replaced parts.

The deal also includes $28.5 million in fees for the plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Some 33 drivers representing a nationwide class, multi-state classes, and individual state classes alleged their vehicles were equipped with defective low-pressure fuel pumps made by Denso International America Inc. that could cause engines to stall.

Denso is also a party to the settlement.

Toyota, which issued several vehicle recalls in 2020, ...