Ford Wants Out Of Drivers' Emissions Warranty Claims

Law360 (January 21, 2021, 7:51 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. urged a California federal judge to toss a proposed class action Wednesday that claims the carmaker committed fraud in keeping certain auto parts out of a 150,000-mile warranty, arguing it's just "an attempt to obtain free repairs."

The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker says the November complaint should be dismissed because while the plaintiff alleges the company's conduct was deceptive, she hasn't backed up her claims.

In the suit, Ford customer Cynthia Martin is seeking reimbursement for replacing the water pump in the engine of her 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid. She alleges she should be reimbursed under the California emission control...

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