Detroit, MI: A proposed settlement has been reached in a Ford defective engine class action lawsuit pending against Ford Motor Company.
You may be a member of a proposed Settlement Class and entitled to reimbursement for certain engine-related repair costs and deductibles if you:
1. purchased or leased a model year 2003_2007 non-ambulance Ford vehicle in the United States equipped with a 6.0-liter PowerStroke diesel engine; and
2. the vehicle received one or more repairs covered by Ford_s New Vehicle Limited Warranty during its first five years in service or 100,000 miles, whichever came first, to a fuel injector; the EGR valve; the EGR cooler; the oil cooler; or the turbocharger; and
3. you had not, as of November 1, 2012, filed (and not voluntarily dismissed without prejudice) an individual lawsuit based on that engine;
If the Court approves the proposed Settlement, Ford will provide Class Members a means of obtaining reimbursement for certain engine-related repair costs and deductibles. All persons (or entities) who agree to accept these benefits will be barred from pursuing individual lawsuits against Ford and others based on the 6.0-liter engines in these vehicles.
Background: On April 13, 2011, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation created MDL No. 2223, In re: Navistar 6.0L Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation, and transferred seven lawsuits involving similar claims to the Court for pretrial proceedings. Thirty-two additional lawsuits have since been transferred to the Court. The plaintiffs contend that the 6.0-liter diesel engine installed primarily in 2003 - 2007 heavy-duty Ford trucks and vans contains defects that result in poor performance and expensive repair bills. Plaintiffs assert a variety of legal claims against Ford based on the engines design, the marketing of the vehicles, and Fords repair practices. Plaintiffs seek to pursue their lawsuits (the Litigation) as a class action on behalf of other owners and lessees of model year 2003_2007 non-ambulance Ford vehicles equipped with a 6.0 liter diesel engine (the Class).
For complete information on the pending settlement, your legal rights, and obtaining and filing forms, visit: http://www.dieselsettlement.com/Casedocuments.html
If you have a similar problem and would like to be contacted by a lawyer at no cost or obligation, please fill in the form to the right.
I sent in paper work on three of our Ford Trucks never heard a thing. Just checking a letter I have states that they have my information.
Posted by Fred house
Bought a used 2003 Ford 6.0 in 2004 a year had gone by started to have issues with injectors replacement twice EGR cooler valve 2X which resulted and blowing the head gasket and the truck has not been sitting for 2 years it would be nice Ford wouldn't fix this issue a long time ago for now I love the truck but it's still not fixed and sits
Posted by Ramona Perkins-Caskey
My 2011 Ford F250 power stroke engine went out Sunday September 18th, 2016 t has 1000000 miles. We were told there was a cylinder misfire, damaged glow plug circuit. The cost of the repair is $11300.00 our extended warranty ran out the 10th of August 2016. This seems to be a common problem with this model. If this was a known problem then the truck should have been recalled.
Posted by Annette Melhorn
2008 E450 with a 6.0 have replaced heads and head bolts, egr delete kit, turbo clean tons of times, 14 injectors, ficm, etc over 25k in the motor now and it is still not running.
Posted by Susan Siler
We have a 2003 F250 which received all service at the Ford dealer. No one ever informed us of the defective engine. We are liw mileage users but at 100,000 miles this year, engine has failed with thousands wanted for repairs. Correspondence with Ford provided no assistance due to out of warranty. Very concerning that they received compensation for defective engine but consumers are left paying for repairs themselves. Have owned Fords for years but ni more. Paid over $40,000 for this truck in 2003. Never another Ford. It is in excellent shape bidy wise but having to trade it in on a new vehicle. Ford should have repaired or replaced the vehicle with a prorated cost for new non-defective model. Very bad business model for consumer!
Posted by Kent Pedersen
I have a 2005 ford F-250 with 6.0 diesel engine. I have 127,680 miles. The oil cooler plugged. clasing the head gaskets to fail and the EAG valve to go out the EST cost of repairs $4650.00
Posted by Mona Mikkelsen
I bought a 2006 F350 diesel new from a local dealership and have had issues for years, even though I checked for recalls etc. I have countless records of repairs prior to the 100,000 mile limit (I also purchased extended warranty), and I was never informed about the lawsuit. Now I am faced with replacing the EGR again! What is the dealerships role in this?! I saw the deadline for filing was 2013, what is my recourse if any?
Posted by Peter Bish
I have 2008 F350 diesel with 100,000 miles on and just had had bunch of work done on my truck 2 turbos egr valves ect. I am a where ther are faulty motors for these motors and years . Please let me know how I can find out how to file about this.
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