A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Suunto Oy (“Suunto”) and Aqua Lung America, Inc. (“Aqua Lung”) (together, “Defendants”) concerning certain Suunto Dive Computers. Those purchasers included in the Settlement have legal rights and options and deadlines by which they must exercise them. More information can be found at www.SuuntoDiveComputerSettlement.com.
Am I included?
You may be included in the Settlement if you purchased new in the United States one or more of the following models of Suunto Dive Computers that were manufactured from January 1, 2006 through August 10, 2018: Cobra, Cobra 2, Cobra 3, Cobra 3 Black, Vyper, Vyper Novo, Vyper 2, Vyper Air, HelO2, Gekko, Vytec, Vytec DS, Zoop, Zoop Novo, Mosquito, D4, D6, D9, D4i, D6i, D4i Novo, D6i Novo, D9tx, and DX.
The proposed Settlement provides for a free Inspection, Repair or Replacement Program to determine whether your Dive Computer has a faulty depth pressure sensor and, if it does, repair of your Dive Computer or a free replacement. The Settlement also reimburses qualifying Class Members for certain costs.
To Take Advantage of the Inspection, Repair and Replacement Program.
Please follow this link to complete the online application for inspection, repair or replacement. You will need the following information to hand;
Dive Computer Model
Contact Telephone Number
You should also include Place and Date of Purchase (eg store) and City and State of Purchase in the notes.
Once completed you will be issued a RMA number and a UPS label to ship the computer back to Suunto.
To File a Claim to Seek Reimbursement.
You may submit a claim for reimbursement if you purchased a Dive Computer that had a depth pressure sensor failure and you either (a) discarded the Dive Computer due to the depth pressure sensor failure and did not receive a free repaired or replacement dive computer, or (b) purchased a replacement Dive Computer from one of the Defendants as part of a warranty program at a cost to you. You may also seek reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs incurred in attempting to repair your Dive Computer that had a depth pressure sensor failure. All claims must comply with the Reimbursement Program Protocols. This is the only way that you can get reimbursed. The amount of reimbursement money paid to you shall be limited according to the terms of the Settlement Agreement.
PADI Program Sign Up
In the event money remains in the Reimbursement Fund after all payments of accepted Claims have been made by the Settlement Administrator and all time periods for cashing checks has expired (the “Remaining Funds”), Class Members shall be eligible to receive PADI eLearning certification or online advanced training classes by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. PADI classes will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis until the Remaining Funds have been depleted.
Suunto Safe Diving with Dive Computers
Suunto has put together some information regarding diving with a Suunto Dive Computer. The information covers some of the safety considerations when diving with a computer. It also covers how to take action if you suspect something could be wrong with your computer.