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September 29, 2016

How to File a Volkswagen TDI Settlement Claim

How_to_file_a_volkswagen_settlement_claimBuybacks will be scheduled in the order they are reviewed and approved, so get your claim in quickly.

If you’re ready to file a claim and participate in the vehicle buyback or modification programs, we’ve broken down the process into three simple steps.

1. Create a Claims Account

Visit, register for an account and enter your car’s 17-digit VIN number. You can find your VIN on your vehicle’s registration, title or evidence of insurance.

2. Find a Nearby Dealer

You’ll be asked some questions about the car’s registration, and locate a nearby dealer for vehicle buyback or modification.

3. Choose Buyback or Modification

After answering some additional questions about the car’s ownership and condition, choose if you’d like to sell your vehicle back to Volkswagen or modify it to comply with EPA and CARB emissions.

Ready to get started?

Visit to file your claim to submit your claim by September 1, 2018. Buybacks will be scheduled in the  order they are reviewed and approved, so get your claim in quickly. And if you’re looking to replace your TDI car, check out our recommended cars for TDI owners.

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