Diesel News: Lawsuit Against Ford Over 6.0L Powerstroke Failures
DATE WRITTEN: DECEMBER 27, 2011 The issues related to the 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel engine have long been in the news. Consumers are enraged over the poor quality of the diesel engine in Super Duty Tru ... read more
DATE WRITTEN: DECEMBER 27, 2011
The issues related to the 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel engine have long been in the news. Consumers are enraged over the poor quality of the diesel engine in Super Duty Trucks and Excursions.
Manufactured by Navistar, these defective engines were used in Ford trucks from 2003 to 2007. Ford owners have been arguing that the 6.0L diesel engine is faulty since it first came out. The engine continued to be manufacturer for another 4 years, at a rate of 275,000 diesel pickup trucks yearly. During this time, Ford advertised the high quality of the engine, leading to the Super Duty Truck becoming one of the best selling Ford vehicles.
Problems with the diesel engine are said to include damaged injectors, necessary turbocharger replacements, decreased resale value, and frequent breakdowns.
A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Ford Super Duty Truck or Excursion owners. Handling the suit is a firm known as Strom Law LLC is located in Columbia, South Carolina*. Strom Law is reviewing claims by Ford owners who purchased a vehicle with the 6.0L diesel engine. Attorneys at Strom invite Ford owners to contact them for a free legal consultation.
*Strom Law Offices are no longer taking additional plaintiffs for this case. They do not have any additional information on open cases against Ford.
Ford owners have also created a Facebook Page to help unite supporters of the cause.
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