Nearly 1M Ford Windstars Made With Bad Axles: Suit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2010, 11:50 AM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania man has filed a putative breach of warranty class action accusing Ford Motor Co. of making nearly 1 million Windstar minivans over five model years with an unsafe rear axle that is prone to corrosion and breakage.

Plaintiff Aaron D. Martin's complaint, lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, claims the defect renders Windstars from model years 1999 through 2003 "unmerchantable."

Citing federal data, the suit states that Ford sold 1.7 million Windstars during that time period and,...
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