The video above, which shows some broken Ford spark plugs–or more specifically, broken spark plugs from a 2004 Ford F150 Triton 5.4L V8–also shows what the recent Ford spark plug class action lawsuit is all about. A quick surf around the internet found that Ford owners who’ve had this problem have paid bills of a few hundred dollars to $750 to $4,500 and who knows how much more to get the spark plug problem fixed.
So what’s the deal with the Ford spark plug class action lawsuit? Here’s the lowdown…
The Ford spark plug lawsuit claims that spark plugs in certain Ford models break during replacement. As a result, broken pieces or fragments of the defective spark plugs get stuck in the cylinder head, which has led to expensive repair shop bills in order to remove the broken spark plug pieces and/or repair damage to engines. The Ford spark plug class action lawsuit is a defective product lawsuit.
Ford did issue a Technical Service Bulletin (08-7-6) in 2008 which provided instruction (11 pages!) on how to properly remove the spark plugs.
The “class” for this lawsuit would include owners of the following Ford, Lincoln and Mercury models:
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