Ford Faces New Class Action Over Faulty Spark Plugs

Law360, New York (April 29, 2011, 5:19 PM EDT) -- A new putative class action filed in Ohio on Thursday accuses Ford Motor Co. of negligently manufacturing and selling some of its most popular vehicles with defective spark plugs and refusing to properly notify consumers or cover the substantial replacement costs.

The allegedly defective spark plugs — which were the subject of a technical service bulletin covering vehicles such as the Ford F-150 truck for model years 2004 through 2008 — are prone to breaking during the removal process, leaving part of the plug attached to...
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