Ford Denies Liability In Freestyle Brake Suit

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. asked a California federal judge on Friday to throw out a putative class action over an alleged brake defect in its Freestyle vehicles, arguing the company had no legal duty to disclose because the plaintiff purchased the car from a third party.

Gene Edwards accuses Ford of violating California consumer protection laws by failing to inform consumers of an alleged defective electronic throttle control installed in 2005-2007 Freestyles that caused the sport utility vehicles to repeatedly surge forward while braking, according to the...
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