400K Ford Trucks Probed Over Acceleration Issue

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation last week into a possible defect in an estimated 400,000 Ford Motor Co. trucks that causes the engine to lose power during accelerations at high speeds.

NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation has received 95 reports of reduced engine power during hard accelerations in F-150 trucks from model year 2011 to 2013. The trucks have 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engines.

The agency is not aware of any crashes linked to the possible defect, though the loss...
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