Fan Motors – Sotos Class Actions
Auto Parts Class Action

Fan Motors

This class action alleges that the defendants unlawfully conspired to rig bids for and artificially inflate the prices of Fan Motors used in Automobiles and other light-duty Vehicles and sold to dealers and consumers across Canada from January 1, 2000 to March 1, 2010.

Fan Motors are small electric motors that are used to turn radiator cooling fans.


  • January 24, 2020 – The Denso defendants have agreed to settle this action for $150,000.00 . A Court hearing is scheduled for February 28, 2020 to approve this settlement. Click here to read the Notice.
  • January 24, 2020 – At the hearing on February 28, 2020, the Court will also be asked to approve a protocol for distributing settlement funds. Click here to read the proposed Distribution Protocol.
  • April 2, 2019 – Justice Belobaba approved the settlement agreement and consent for certification
  • February 19, 2019 – the plaintiffs entered into a settlement agreement with Mitsuba

Settlement Agreements

Mitsuba Settlement Agreement dated February 19, 2019

Orders and Decisions

Order Re Distribution Protocol Approval dated February 28, 2020
Order of Justice Belobaba dated April 2, 2019 re: Notice Approval and Consent Certification

Notices to the Class

Notice of Hearing (EN, FR)