Well, this cannot be good, can it?

According to our friends at Bimmerfest, it appears that law firm Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff have decided to take on BMW in a class-action suit in order to rectify some issues. To be more specific, the problems incurred with 2007 to 2010 model year BMWs with N54, twin-turbo powerplants.

Although the N54 was a highly-regarded motor, it has had its fair share of problems and Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff are not going to let it slide because it feels that there were design defects with the engine.

The first is the infamous fuel pump problem, where some customers have had to replace high-pressure fuel pumps within 1,000 miles of owning their BMW.

Second is an allegation that the N54 had a design defect in its turbochargers and "implemented a secret 'software fix' to hide the problems from consumers."

What do you make of this? A litigious society or did BMW improperly handle any "issues" with the award-winning N54 motor?

Let us know in the comments below...

Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff filed suit against BMW on behalf of thousands of consumers who purchased various BMW models released from 2007-2010.

The lawsuit alleges that in 2006, BMW announced with much fanfare the development of its new N54 twin turbo engine. BMW touted the new engine as incorporating state of the art technology that included "twin” turbo chargers and a newly developed fuel injection system. BMW represented to the public that this new technology would eliminate "turbo lag,” a common problem in turbocharged vehicles, and that its new state of the art fuel injection system greatly increased the performance and fuel efficiency of its vehicles...

[Source: Bimmerfest]

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