U.S. Government Investigating 400,000 Ford F-150’s Due to Problems With Its EcoBoost V-6 Engine:

The following blog is directed to the owners of the Ford F-150.  Ford’s F-150 has been under some heat lately because its EcoBoost V-6 engine has allegedly been losing power during acceleration.  Several owners have filed lawsuits against Ford claiming, “the EcoBoost engine loses power while accelerating and is therefore defective.”  The U.S. government is in the process of investigating these occurrences during a preliminary evaluation.

Product Information:

Model Year: Made from 2011 to 2013

Vehicle Make: Ford

Vehicle Model: F-150

Manufacturer: Ford

Number of Units Being Investigated: 400,000

Problem: EcoBoost engine loses power while accelerating

What Is Ford’s EcoBoost Engine?

Injuries to Date:

  • To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received 95 reports of the EcoBoost engine failing
  • To date, there have been no reports of accidents or injuries relating to this issue

Additional Information:

According to NY Times, “The safety agency said Ford had sent three technical service bulletins to dealers telling them how to cope with intermittent/stumble misfire on acceleration in humid or damp conditions.”

What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Harmed by a Defective Product?

If you or a loved one has become injured as a result of these Ford F-150 vehicles, you may be entitled to compensation.

Here at LawInfo.com, we have experienced attorneys specializing in products liability cases to help you if you have been injured by a defective product.

Most of the attorneys at LawInfo.com offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to speak to a products liability attorney to discuss your potential legal claims.

If you are the owner of a 2011 or later Ford F-150 equipped with an EcoBoost V-6 engine contact an attorney today!