November 2012 - Update in APA’s Class Actions over price fixing in the retail sale of gasoline 
In September 2012, Justice Dominique Bélanger of the Superior Court of Quebec authorized a new class action to cover price fixing in the sale of gasoline in Quebec. The decision significantly expands the existing case filed... in 2008... The new class action covers extensive areas in Eastern Quebec including Quebec City and the Lower Saint Lawrence. The overcharges cover four years during which price fixing is alleged to have occurred. If the case is successful, this would be the largest class action in APA’s histor. | Read More


September 30, 2011 - Automobile Protection Association vs. Toyota Canada: The deadline for submitting a claim in this class action has now passed. Toyota was ordered by the Court to repay fees paid by consumers to transfer its extra cost ECP warranty between March 31, 1996 and February 29, 2000... The APA managed to find 520 consumers who had not received a refund cheque because Toyota's records were no longer current... The total value of the 526 claims submitted by the APA is approximately $55,000. | Read More


 June 2011 - Petro-Canada, Imperial Oil Limited/"Esso", Shell Canada Products, Ultramar Ltd. and Irving Oil Inc.: A study conducted between 1999 and 2007 published by Measurement Canada (the government body that ensures the accuracy of measuring instruments in various types of business across the country) revealed that on average, 4.9 % of all gas pumps inspected exceeded the acceptable 0.5% margin of error and provided less fuel than the volume which appears on the pump. | Read More

 


Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6: Electric power steering: an unusual sound could signal the failure of a joint in the steering column or the need to replace the steering rack. An intermittent loss of steering assistance is possible. Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.

 

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Honda Civic 2006-2009: Coolant leaks and/or overheating because of engine blocks cracking have been reported. Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.


Honda Civic 2006-2009: Air conditionning condenser and/or engine radiator in the front of the vehicle might get dammaged by road debris. Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.


Honda Fit 2007-2009: Air conditionning condenser and/or engine radiator in the front of the vehicle might get dammaged by road debris. Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.


Hyundai: Reports of innacurate odometer and/or speedometer. Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.


Mini Cooper: Check the operation of the continuously variable transmission (CVT) to discover any signs of defects. An original replacement CVT from BMW costs $3500 (plus labour to fit it). Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.


Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix 2002-05: Differential bearing and manual transmission failures beginning from 100,000 km. Please complete the complaint form if you have had this problem.


 Volkswagen models with Odometer Inaccuracy: Please complete this complaint form if you have experienced this problem.