Ford Hid Engine Defects To Avoid Warranty Repairs, Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 3:11 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. was hit with a proposed class action in Pennsylvania federal court alleging it knowingly sold certain vehicles with engine defects that caused performance and safety issues but concealed the problems to avoid covering their repair costs under warranty.

In the putative class action filed Dec. 27, six consumers claim Ford knew from 2005 to 2012 that vehicles equipped with the 5.4L engine had design or manufacturing defects that caused acceleration hesitation; loss of revolutions per minute, or RPM; stalling; and loss of power...
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