Ford named in class action over defects in the continuously variable transmissions of the Freestyle…

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Ford named in class over defects in the continuously transmissions of the Freestyle and Mercury

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The class lawsuit was brought on behalf all in the United States who purchased or not for resale, any 2005 through Ford Freestyle or 2005 2001 Mercury Montego equipped with a continuously transmission (#8220;CVT#8221; or #8220;CVT manufactured, distributed, and sold by Motor Company (Defendant#8221;)

As alleged in the complaint, beginning in Defendant knew or should known that the Class and their CVT Transmission contain one or design and manufacturing defects causes them to prematurely and suffer mechanical failure CVT Defect#8221; or #8220;CVT Transmission

A continuously variable transmission is a of automatic transmission that provides more useable better fuel economy and a driving experience than a automatic transmission. Unlike transmissions, a continuously variable uses a system of pulleys metal belt or chain between them which the engine to run at its most efficient per minute (RPM) for a range of speeds.

When premature breakdown and failure occurs, the affected Vehicles are no longer safe to and require repairs costing of dollars.  Furthermore, due to the nature of the CVT Defect, consumers have experienced and will continue to unexpected and premature CVT Transmission while driving. CVT Transmission while driving results in conditions, including but not limited to of forward propulsion, significant in acceleration, loud noises from the CVT Transmission, Class operating in emergency running drivers receiving error stalling, and the inability to use the reverse

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These conditions present hazard due to the sudden and unexpected failure that Class can experience while in operation. The Vehicles and their CVT Transmissions can suddenly and unexpectedly, at any time and 4 any driving condition or speed. sudden loss of forward and delayed acceleration can have effects on handling, stability, and maintenance of speed.

These conditions and risks can contribute to traffic accidents can result in personal injury or

As alleged, since 2005, has known that the CVT Transmissions defectively designed, assembled, and Rather than alerting Members of this safety and offering to repair the Class Ford has concealed this from its customers at the time of or lease and thereafter.

Because Ford will not Class Members that the CVT is defective, Plaintiff and Class (as well as members of the general are subjected to dangerous driving that often occur warning. As a result of the CVT Transmission Ford, through its dealers, has profited by selling replacement to Class Members.

As a result of the CVT Transmission Defect in the Vehicles, Plaintiff and the Class have been harmed and suffered actual damages in the Class Vehicles and their CVT have failed or are substantially to fail during their useful life.

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