Ford Acknowledges Problems With Transmissions

Last week we told you about the problems that Ford and Ford owners had with some Focus and Fiesta cars.
Now the Free Press reports it’s own investigation found that Ford knew about defects in the transmissions of some of the cars but sold them anyway.
The 2010 and 2011 cars would suddenly lose power or zoom ahead.
The Free Press says an internal warning by an engineer was ignored, but after many problems surfaced Ford tried to change the faulty technology. Ford kept producing and selling the cars.
We told you about this allegation, stemming from court proceedings where a judge ordered the former Ford CEO Mark Fields to testify.
Ford has denied any wrongdoing. but it says decisions to correct the problems were best for consumers. Ford says it addressed quality problems, and the vehicles are safe to operate.

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