Ford Focus And Ford Fiesta Transmission Scandal! Ford Motor Company Knew These Cars Had Defective Transmissions And Sold Them Anyway.

Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta Transmission Scandal

Update: The Opt-Out period for the Ford Powershift class action involving the 2012 – 2016 Ford Focus or 2011 – 2016 Ford Fiesta was September 2017. However, if you possess or lease a 2017 or newer Ford Focus or Ford Fiesta, you may be able to pursue your case against Ford. Call the Scott Law Group P.C. today at (619) 345-5599 to inquire more.

Are you a new or previous holder of a 2012-2016 Ford Focus or 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta with transmission problems? If so, you might be one of the two million consumers who Ford deceived by Ford Motor Company (FMC) into believing that you were purchasing a secure and dependable vehicle.

Unluckily, some models of Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta vehicles are anything but secure and dependable. Instead, these vehicles get deprived of power on the road, and the gear would change itself while driving, errors in shifting, reluctance, quiver, and more. 

Buyers have complained about attaining substitutions of the clutch, output shaft, and entire transmission.

The afflicted Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta vehicles with the Powershift Transmissions were the topic of a bellwether case and numerous sole cases. The Opt-Out time for the class action was September 2017. All buyers who did not opt-out of the class-action lawsuit by September 2017 were added to the lawsuit.

On the 13th of September, 2019, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals departed the class action decision’s acceptance. It unearthed significant issues with the decision being “just” and “appropriate” for the buyers. The class-action decision has been requested due to it attaining no considerable worth to the majority of the Ford consumers.

The Federal District Court is inspecting the class action decision with its destiny yet to be decided.

The Ford Transmission Scandal Affects The Following Vehicles:

Since Ford launched the Powershift Transmissions in its Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus models, it has reported up to 20 practical system bulletins concerning the issues with the Powershift, which also goes by the name of DPS6. Ford created numerous developments to the Powershift Transmissions after the 2016 version year.

The cars that are the topic of the class action and the following appeal are:

  • 2012 – 2016 Ford Focus
  • 2011 – 2016 Ford Fiesta

Ford Knew About The Defective Transmissions And Sold Them Anyway

Numerous Ford Motor Company workers spoke up about how Ford was aware of the Ford Transmission’s security defects but chose to sell them anyway. One worker who played an essential part in creating the Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta cars said, “My hands are dirty. I feel horrible”.

Call the Scott Law Group P.C. today.

If you’re presently or a previous owner of a Ford Focus or Ford Fiesta, you should give us a call at (619) 345-5599 to receive updates regarding the appeal status.