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Ford Engine Problem Class Action Lawsuit

By Matt O’Donnell


FordSix consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. claiming it knowingly sold certain vehicles – including the Ford 150 and Lincoln Navigator – with engine defects that caused performance and safety issues. All six consumers allege Ford knew about the alleged defects from 2005 to 2012 but concealed the problems to avoid covering their repair costs under warranty.

The Ford engine class action lawsuit claims Ford knew for a period of seven years that vehicles equipped with the 5.4L engine had design or manufacturing defects that caused acceleration hesitation, loss of RPM, stalling and loss of power or sudden deceleration.

As evidence that Ford knew of the alleged engine defects, plaintiffs cite in the class action lawsuit an August 2008 technical service bulletin to Ford dealers advising them on how to repair the defects. Ford chose not to alert vehicle owners and the public of the engine problems, however, the class action lawsuit says.

“Although defendant recognized in 2008 that many of its vehicles contained engine problems, it actively concealed from the public, and the owners of this class of vehicles, the need to perform certain services and/or repairs to remedy these defective and potentially life-threatening conditions,” the Ford engine class action lawsuit states.

“Concealment of these engine problems was orchestrated to minimize and/or avoid the defendant’s contractual responsibility to the plaintiff class of owners,” the class action lawsuit continues.

The Ford engine problem class action lawsuit is brought on behalf of all current owners of any 2004-2008 Ford passenger or light truck vehicle sold in the United States and equipped with a 5.4L engine and includes the original Powertrain Control Module (PCM), the Transmission Control Module (TCM), the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) and/or the Throttle Body Assembly. The class of vehicles is limited to those delivered within 8 years and having less than 80,000 miles.

The plaintiffs are seeking out-of-pocket replacement/repair costs, diminution in value of the class vehicles attributable to the defects, damages, injunctive relief and more for alleged breach of express and implied warranty, common law fraud, negligent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment and violations of state consumer protection statutes.

The Ford Engine Problem Class Action Lawsuit case is Jason Schmidt et al. v. Ford Motor Co., Case No. 12-cv-07222, U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Plaintiffs are represented by Larry E. Coben, Sol H. Weiss and Julie P. Thompson of Anapol Schwartz.


UPDATE: On September 23, a federal judge trimmed most of the claims in the Ford Engine Defect Class Action Lawsuit, but refused to dismiss it entirely. The class action lawsuit continues. 


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  • rochelle January 3, 2013

    How do I find out if I am part of this lawsuit ?

  • Lisa January 4, 2013

    I have a 2006 Ford F150 that has had the transmission fail the shop said a lot of 2006 models have the same problem but Ford had not done anything about it.

  • Karen January 8, 2013

    I have a 2002 expedition that fits this description, how do I join this lawsuit? Thank you.

    • Debbie December 26, 2013

      I have a 2002 Ford Taurus, I have had problems with the engine surging/ accelerating several times. The car is in good condition but I will not drive it because the Ford Dealer in Union City, GA. said they can not find the problem. My Boys are begging to get the car because they see it just sitting in the driveway, I tell them NO because it is a possible death-trap.

    • Rhonda Stahl May 31, 2015

      I have a 1998 Ford Expedition which slipped from Park to Reverse and LITERALLY ran me over in Oct 2014…9 broken ribs, broken ankle, broken arm. The horrific thing are not my injuries but the fact that I cannot find a lawyer with the brains or guts to take the case one…If you find one please let us know. Im willing to bet I am not the only one this has happened to….but I did survive it. (which I have been told is the good news and the bad news.. OY!

  • jim smith January 8, 2013

    i will still buy a ford over the junk from gm

    • josh March 8, 2014

      fuck fords

  • Karen January 8, 2013

    I have a ford 150 and a Ford Expedition,how do I join this law suit

    • Michael Hoppel April 9, 2015

      I have a ford f250 with a 5.4 engine that has 38132 mile on it that needs the engine replaced because the phasers are retarding causing it to loose oil pressure and sometimes stall. The ford dealership and a local garage have both told me the engine needs replacing.

  • Karen January 8, 2013

    I have Ford 150, and a Ford Expedition how do I join this law suit

  • Donna January 8, 2013

    I have a 2010 Ford Fusion I had the same problems with. I sent a letter to Ford and to the dealer. No one would help me. My car would not acclerate while I was driving on the highway or middle of intersections ect…
    I would like to know how to get in on this law suit. I can send you a copy of the letter I sent to Ford.

  • Jerry Gordon January 8, 2013

    I have a 2010 Ford f-150 Platium that is doing exactly this.Am I covered in this lawsuit?

  • Jerry Gordon January 8, 2013

    you said this(All six consumers allege Ford knew about the alleged defects from 2005 to 2012 but concealed the problems to avoid covering their repair costs under warranty.)But then said this(The Ford engine problem class action lawsuit is brought on behalf of all current owners of any 2004-2008 Ford passenger or light truck vehicle sold in the United States and equipped with a 5.4L engine and includes the original Powertrain Control Module (PCM), the Transmission Control Module (TCM), the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) and/or the Throttle Body Assembly IS THE 2010 F-150 COVERED ? THANKS

  • Robin January 8, 2013

    What about Ford Taurus problems with gears…..mine decides when it wants to engage reverse or not. All other gears work fine. Talked to my mechanic and was told it is a frequent problem with Ford vehicles….and it would cost me 1500.00-3000.00 to correct….cause it is a little part that requires taking the transmission out to fix……My vehicle is a 2004….. but it only has 63000 miles…I am the original owner.

  • Doug devries January 8, 2013

    I would like to join this lawsuit my truck is a 2000 f-150!5.4 liter motor

  • Doug devries January 8, 2013

    I have only 44,000 miles on my truck now that I know the engine will have problems I want to join this lawsuit 2000 f-150 5.4 motor

  • johnW January 8, 2013

    How do I join as well with a 5.4L 2007 F150 King Ranch

  • Mike January 8, 2013

    I keep praying for the 2002 thru 2007 Ford 6.0 Diesel Engine class action lawsuits. Ford has covered this one up for over ten years!

  • keith January 8, 2013

    i have a 2003 f-250 super duty 7.3 that does the same thing especially with the ETC it lost all power at 1 time Ford said it was the fuse block charged me $900.00 and it still happens quite often

  • JJ January 8, 2013

    Per the above: The class of vehicles is limited to those delivered within 8 years and having less than 80,000 miles.

  • Nora Collier January 9, 2013

    I am having the same problem with my 2003 SUV. how can I become a part of this class action lawsuite.

  • Rlise January 9, 2013

    FORD EDGE 2008 – WITH 40,000 MILES


  • Sheila January 9, 2013

    2007 Ford F-150 5.4L. What information and process must be completed to join this lawsuit? Thanks.

    • Andrea June 16, 2015

      2007 F150 94k miles and had to have a new motor placed last month. How do I get info to find out if my motor was a fault of this lawsuit?

  • Kevin January 9, 2013

    Have 2005 f150 fx4 5.4 liter, sounds like a diesal engine due to cam phase lifters. Everyone has this issue.
    I want it on this!!!

    • justin February 6, 2014

      Did you ever get anywhere with your issue I had same exact issue. 2004 f150 lariat 5.4 3v engine blew less than a month after buying off of lot from north side ford in San Antonio Texas

  • vincent ceaser January 10, 2013

    i have a 2004 expedition with just over 100000 miles but my spark plugs blew out of the engine while driving how can i join this lawsuit

  • Jennifer January 11, 2013

    I had a 2008 Lincoln MKX…thats the same as a Ford Edge, correct??? At 17,000 miles the Transmission went up…all covered, but a huge inconveinence. Are Lincoln’s considered a part of this too??

  • Damon January 11, 2013

    I have a 2002 F-150 w/5.4 and ford is putting in plug inserts as we speak, all together i will have 5 grand in repairs and i only have 93K on the truck, i would like to get a class action going and some media coverage on this problem. I have already contacted my Senators to help and car magazines to spread the word. Ford started having the plug problem in 1997 and continues on the 4.6, 5.0, 5.4, and the 6.0. I want to be a part of a class action.

    • Dave May 30, 2014

      We have just had this same issue in February, and Ford is not willing to help, have you tried any other recourses? Ours ended up costing us $7200.00 with only 50miles on my V10, so I am also interested in a class action

    • Dusty December 16, 2015

      We had the same problem with our 2002 Expedition. Contacted the State Attorney General’s office after the 2nd spark plug. All they did was contact Ford with the complaint who denied any liability. That was before 100k miles. Cost us 400.00 @ Ford dealer each time. Happened again and again, last time it blew a plug we’d already had replaced. They couldn’t fix it, had to have both heads rebuilt. Cost us thousands of dollars. The class action is only for years 2005 and up in the Expedition. We have decided to never buy Ford again.

  • magdy z. ibrahim January 12, 2013

    I have same problem in 2006,E350van w/5.4L .I onlyhave 57k .
    What information and process must be completed to join this lowsuit ? thanks

  • Jason Schmidt January 14, 2013

    Please contact me at if you have had a similar issue or own a Ford with a 5.4L V8 in the years of 2004 to 2008. Thanks,


    • Elena Mendez February 21, 2015

      We have 2004 f150 truck has same ticking noise that all these trucks have…has been parked for over a year I have not had the money to fix it…it turns on but after a while starts shaking and turns off. I don’t understand how ford gets away with not recalling this. I’m very disappointed and will never buy a Ford vehicle again!!!!!

      • Ken May 13, 2015

        My 2004 Ford F-150 did exactly the same thing. The noise from the cam phasers was terrible. At 160,000 miles I had the engine replaced with a long block 5.4 three valve and it has been back in the shop for 6 weeks and the mechanic still can not get it to run correctly. There has to be a serious problem with the 5.4 Ford engines and possibly their computer.

  • Dawn January 20, 2013

    I have a 2005 E350 passenger van that has the same problems except it has high mileage (249K). Why is there a limit on the mileage? I know that the mileage on my vehicle is extremely high but most people drive more than 10K miles per year. Are there any other lawsuits for the rest of us to join in on?

    • Monty Mandros June 28, 2016

      Dude your engine made it 249000 miles, and you want to sue them for engine problems? Are you serious?

  • bekki January 26, 2013

    i have a 05 f350 i bought new i have had nothing but problems with it even within the first month tire pull, glow plugs, injectors, radiator, airconditoning, fuel pump, heads, egr and is currently in and est repair cost for this one is 8000 my only transportation have been on foot rented a car had to tow stayed in hotels as trk broke down when out of town loss of power no start overheating how do i become apart of this lawsuite

  • Karen January 27, 2013

    I have a 2002 and a 2006 Expedition. This past September while driving back from bringing my son to college a spark plug blew. It was the 2002 which only had 58,000 miles. We had to get the car towed. The dealer quoted between $3,000 and $4,000 for repair. We were able to bring it to a local mechanic for much cheaper. It stillcost alot between toying and repair never mind the stress. We were told it could happen again, now I worry every time I travel. After reading these posts it sounds like it is happening alot and this should not be. We should consider starting our own class action against Ford.

  • Jason Schmidt January 29, 2013

    I just wanted to update everyone that has posted. We still have the ability to add more owners to the suit. We have many people in the same situation as I am. I have not heard from any owners of 2007 and 2008 Ford/Lincoln vehicles with 5.4L V8. Please contact me at if you would like more information. Thanks.

    • Mike beach December 30, 2015

      I have a 2004 Ford F-150 5.4L and I have replaced all plugs, both VCT selanoids both camshaft selanoids and my truck runs good at start up. But after about 10 mins the ticking gets so bad I can’t drive it any further. It has 170,000 miles on it. Is there any options for me.

    • John April 1, 2016

      I am in Canada and own a 2005 Lincoln Navigator. Just brought into a garage after engine was running rough. Told Cam Retard issue could be cam solinoid after told alternator needed replacing $600 but just spent $800 two weeks earlier on wire replacements and change of coil and plug on two cylinders. Ford needs to take responsiblity for this piece of crap vehicle. The side stepping boards where mounted with Aluminum brackets which have rotted away since you cant put aluminum and steel alloys together. The air suspension problems are all over the internet. It literally is a nightmare of car problems and thousands to fix,…I can see why they are hiding

  • J.R. February 25, 2013

    I’m right there with Mike. When is there going to a class action suit against the 6.0 ltr POS (that does not stand for Power Stroke Engine)? I have a 2004 F350 that took two craps on me at 140,000 miles. I put in over $4000 and it is still a sicko.

  • F.J. Chuck Palumbo February 28, 2013

    Anyone involved with Jason Schmidt et al v FMC should review Galo Coba v FMC submitted with the USDC New Jersey Judge Dickerson R. Debevoise . Case 2:33-av-00001 document 14385 submitted 3-14-12. Also support your attorney with a copy of your OASIS Report ,warranty claims, and maintenence records.

  • miguel March 26, 2013

    I have always purchase American cars specially ford and now I realized the f150 5.4 2005 I got its the worse purchased ever. I already spend over 7000 dollars on still the same problem with the motor.

  • Victor April 2, 2013

    I purchase my F150 in 2004 and at 30,000 miles the knocking noise started… Just over 100,000 miles my engine blew up costing me right at $8,000.00 to replace the engine. How do I get on this lawsuit???


  • Donna April 8, 2013

    I had a Ford Taurus that the accelerator pedal stuck and I hit a car going over 70 mph and killed their dog. My car was totaled, and the person tried to sue me for personal injuries.
    A horribly scary experience having a car speed up thru a stop sign into oncoming traffic with my son in the car.
    I need to join this class action as i’m still haunted today from this.

  • Terry ferguson April 8, 2013

    I have a 2007 F-150 who should I contact to join?

    • kathleeng.murray June 21, 2014

      i have a 2004 ford it give me all kind of problems first starter then something start to mess with battery i replace it and then the abs system like came on still on until this day go off sometime then right back on all the water and antifreeze seek out the resivoir tank have to replace it it just to much to be bother with

      • randall wykle April 26, 2016

        I have a 2006 ford f150 with 5.4 triton engine ,,,,I took to dealer and they said nothing they can do I’m 62 an disable on small income an cant afford to trade.. my wife had massive stroke on top of all that ,,,I need spark plugs I believe an mass air flow an all sencors check ,,,,they said 1250.00 just to change [plugs I cant afford that ,,,please someone help ne

  • Kimberly April 9, 2013

    I have a 2005 Ford Mustang that had throttle sensor problems and was fixed twice! Now the engine is blown. Dealer said to contact FORD and FORD wont do anything about it. I only have like 65000 miles on my vehicle. Please tell me who to contact in regards to the this lawsuit.

  • Paul April 25, 2013

    I brought my car explorer v8 2006 to be serviced at a ford dealership queens ny back in feb, 2013oil filter change,multi point inspection. They repaired and gave my a bill for 2000.00. April 24 my engine seized because of lack of oil- just to months prior from when I got the ok to pick up my car and 2 thousand later. Would this be part of this lawsuit or any other in regards to ford service department mishandling of repairs? Thanks for your time.

  • Brian Bump May 19, 2013

    I bought a used f150 on 3/20/2013 form the dealership with 89k on the motor. I did not purchase the warranty i did not think i would need it. Now i have the the same knocking noise and need a new motor. Do i have a claim in this. SING ME UP!

    • bella February 23, 2016

      we have a 2012, same boat.

  • gary kenske May 20, 2013

    I have a 2005 f250 fx4 with the 5.4l triton v8. a month ago i took it to the dealer for plugs at 105329 miles and a week later it sounded like a diesel and quit running. back to the dealer i go and after a couple of days i was told i needed a new motor for $7000.00. i was never told any plugs broke but when they dropped the oil pan parts of the piston were in the oil pan.LETS GET OUR MONEY BACK FOR THE PROBLEMS FORD HAS CAUSED US

    • Robert Brown November 12, 2014

      I have a F-150, bought it brand new with a 8 miles on it. At 100k as my warrenty instructed me, I took it to the dealer to get a tune-up. The dealer in Virginia Beach told me it was $300.00, I said, fine. He then pulls out two spark plugs and tells me there is a defect with the plugs. They tend to break at the threads. The first one that breaks would cost me 100.00, and every one after that would cost 50.00. I am taking this vehicle to the dealer where I bought it, to machanics trained in working on Fords, to replace plugs that were sold with this truck. Why am I responsible for paying Ford for their defective plugs? I try to get these plugs out on my own with their special tool. I break 5 of the eight plugs. Now I have to go to a Ford dealership. I have my truck towed and it sits in the same parking place for a week. They contact me and tell me the head has to come off for them to extract the #6 and 8 plugs. My truck has not moved. We put it in neutral and once at the dealership, we disconnect the battery (6 plugs were out and two were broken). I visited the dealership 4 times within that week and my truck was always in the same parking place, 3 rows from the shop, far left space. Also the battery was still disconnected. They know not to start the vehicle, why is the battery still disconnected if you are trying to pull these plugs? You have to connect the battery to push into the shop. I would feel so. I gave up on Ford and asked for my keys. The mechanic said that he was sorry he couldn’t get the plugs out and it would cost me 2600.00 to take the head off. He also said it was obvious what needed to done just by looking at the plugs. I wonder if they even attempted to do the job. Finally, I had my truck towed to another mechanic who said they could get them out for 300.00. That was last night. They started working on my truck this morning. At 12:15 they called and told me my truck was ready for me pick it up. 3 hours!!! 2300.00 less than the Ford Dealership. I shouldn’t have to pay a dime, but don’t shaft me. You sell me your problem, and then screw me for buying it. I love my truck, but I will never buy another Ford. Ford should make this right, but I doubt they will.

  • Kristy May 21, 2013

    2005 F350 Diesel Great Truck right? Wrong. Spent 40,000 + for a truck and historically have spent 23,600… Unbelievable…(copies of all repairs done at Ford Dealership ready for submitting for some return of our money) Fuel Injectors (Multiple) Turbo out, on and on and on… Getting ready to sale or trade. Can’t wait to see if the Federal Judge sides with us American Citizens who are getting screwed from “Ford” or it’s decision to have a third party produce the engine for FORD… However if that was Ford’s bad decision then they should definetly stand by that bad decision.

  • tim myers May 26, 2013

    I have 05 f150 crew cab had and still have same problem. Can’t sell it with this problem since no one will buy it knowing the problems . How do I get in on this lawsuit ?

  • Brett July 28, 2013

    I have a 2008 F150 with the 5.4. Is there any help out there for fixing these yet. My engine is shot and I don’t have five grand to spend on another engine that will do the same. Any help would be great.

  • Kevin P August 9, 2013

    2005 F150 Lariat 4×4 w 96K that is making this awful noise..sounds like lifters….also trans went at 89K ….the least amount of miles on a ford trans for me since my first Ford truck, my 1984 F250. This truck is not worked and gets regular service…..I am very disappointed with the expensive vehicle.

  • Joe Binkley August 20, 2013

    I have a 2006 F-150 5.4 Engine purchased new from a dealer that has had problems from day 4 of owning, I have had new Spark Plugs, Coil Packs installed before I had 20k miles on it. All problems that I have had are poor acceleration, hesitation, loss of RPM, stalling and loss of power or sudden deceleration and poor fuel economy Also placed catalytic converter, Fuel sending unit, more coil packs transmission repaired and now it is the rear-end having trouble caused from engine jerking during towing and regular driving has ovaled the ring/pig pin. What Can I do? I just found out about the suit this week!

  • Allen S. August 27, 2013

    Purchased my forf f150 used from hiller ford and nothing was said about the problem. It had 51,000 mi. on it and now I learned about the problem. I am very upset . Why werte they not instructed to tell of the problem / 2007 F150 5.4

  • Allen S. August 27, 2013

    Purchased my forf f150 used from hiller ford and nothing was said about the problem. It had 51,000 mi. on it and now I learned about the problem. I am very upset . Why werte they not instructed to tell of the problem / 2007 F150 5.4

  • Allen S. August 27, 2013

    Purchased my forf f150 used from hiller ford and nothing was said about the problem. It had 51,000 mi. on it and now I learned about the problem. I am very upset . Why werte they not instructed to tell of the problem / 2007 F150 5.4

  • Allen S. August 27, 2013

    Purchased my forf f150 used from hiller ford and nothing was said about the problem. It had 51,000 mi. on it and now I learned about the problem. I am very upset . Why werte they not instructed to tell of the problem / 2007 F150 5.4

  • frank marsala September 3, 2013

    I had to replace the 5.4 engine in my for truck.It cost me $8000.00. How do I get in on the law suit

  • Mindy P. September 30, 2013

    I have a 2004 Ford Focus and have always had engine problems..when my car dies all of a sudden everything locks up! Steering wheel,brakes,can’t put it in gear! It just rolls where ever and I can’t stop or steer or anything! It’s like a death trap! Have taken it to mechanics many times and they can’t find the problem. Poor acceleration and then it shoots off..Why wasn’t I notified about this??

  • Ashton Zeher October 1, 2013

    i have a 2004 ford f150 5.4L and am having all kind of problems id like to know how to get on this claim

  • Robert Allen October 5, 2013

    owner of 2008 Ford F250 w/ 5.4 V8 less than 69,000 miles. I bought new from Ford dealership. Is currently broke down because of engine problems. Was running just fine and engine light came on. Cylinder misfire, both catalytic converters stopped up, four oxygen sensors not working and both cam sensors not working. I talked to Ford mechanic and was told it would cost over $5000.00 to fix. I am disabled and live on disability check of $1500.00 a month

  • Ryan Binkley October 11, 2013

    Having same problem with my 08 f150. with only 58,000 km and ford is not coming good for it after being told by their tech that the engine needs to be replaced. I want in on this lawsuit!!!!

  • Mary Moldowan October 13, 2013

    I have a 2002 Ford F-150 5.4L engine. I took this truck to the dealer on three separate occasions, complaining of loss of power, loss of acceleration. They said they could find nothing wrong—until the spark plug blew out and destroyed the cylinder. Then they told me that this had happened to no one else and it would cost several thousand dollars to repair. Then I discovered that it HAD happened to thousands of others. It cost me two thousand dollrs to have repaired at another mechanic’s.
    I then bought a diesel for my next ruck, thinking that would not have the same defect. Now I find out that that 6.0L diesel truck is probably going to fail also!!! I can’t even sell the truck because everyone knows about the defect in the 6.0L–but the dealer didn’t even mention it!! Very angry!

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  • Juan Hernandez November 1, 2013

    2002 Ford Expedition EB 5.4 L repeated problems with coils and spark plugs. Have spent thousands of dollars over and over getting this fixed to have it happen now for the third time.

  • M. Bryant November 7, 2013

    I have an ford f150 2006
    Dealer charging me 900 to change spark plugs
    doesn’t even guarantee that will fix what I thought was a minor problem
    Wish I had never taken it in.

  • Justin November 8, 2013

    Little upset about this. I just bought a 05 F150 5.4L fx4. I always wanted one and I was finally in a place where I could get it. I looked into the sparkplug problem and it said it was fixed in 03, Great (I thought). Now I hear this stuff. My whole family has always been a ford family. My first vehicle was a ford ranger and I could not brake it. I tried every day I drove it. It gave a new meaning to “built ford tuff”. What happen to that. Ford survied to great fall and never asked for a bail out. Now the owners of there trucks are asking for one. I cant afford to pay if mine brakes. Dont tell me I bought a lemon from ford.

  • robert Koens December 2, 2013

    This truck is a lemon we have spent over 9000 on repairs and going up

  • Rebecca Cruise December 19, 2013

    I have a 2006 Ford F150 5.4 and would like to know how I can join this lawsuit.

  • Matthew December 19, 2013

    I have a 2007 Fordu Fusion and just recently had a throttle body failure. Is this lawsuit still going on?

  • Jay Davis December 19, 2013

    Please let me know how to join the lawsuit!! Too expensive to get fixed around here.

  • John Atterson March 10, 2014

    I own a 2005 f150 FX4 5.4. The injector stuck open last week and filled the cylinder with fuel and bent a connecting rod. My local mechanic informed me that ford extended the warranty to 11 years and 120,000 miles because off the injector problem in the 5.4 3-valve engines. My truck has 129k on it and the ford dealer told me that I am 9k over and there is nothing they can do but charge me 7,000.00 to 7500.00 to put another engine in it. I was praying they would at least offer to pay half. Does anyone know if there Is any legal help that is available for me?

  • elias vega March 19, 2014

    I own a 2002 ford expedition and I have a few problems with my truck it has a 5.4L engine and I had to replace the transmission because it gave out. Now it has a knocking noise that when I accelerate it get louder and the knocking gets faster. I did some checking and I learned that ford has these problems a lot and it has some callbacks and some lawsuits. I would like to know if I qualify for this class action lawsuit against Ford?

  • Jenna Beckner March 20, 2014

    I currently have an 2007 ford fusion. over the past 4 months it has been a death trap waiting to happen. I drove through my walmart parking lot one night to have my car completely shut off inside but still coast along so alarmed I put it in park and got out trying to check everything outside. it was still running and my outside lights worked but were really dim. upon getting back in to try driving it home I could not get it out of park and in gear to go so I had to shut it off and leave it. I had it towed to a shop the next morning to be told my alternator needed to be replaced so I had it done. its a nice car I’ve put quite a bit of work into it to only have it a little under 2 years but at this point I still like it so its worth it. I picked it up from the shop and within 2 miles all my dashboard sensors light up and everything inside cuts off once again. it constantly does it when the vehicle is on whether driving or in park. Its done this ever since and ive had almost everything possible checked to show up with no issues they can find. my dash board frequently says check brake system now and I fear that it is going to switch everything inside off one day when im driving and I really will end up with a brake system problem or failure. please let me know of how to fix this issue or if I can join the lawsuit I feel this is a problem they know about.

  • Frederick Lewis April 7, 2014

    I have a 2004,Ford 150,with more headaches than I can list.
    Ford, I will never buy another one of you!
    I will definitely go back to Toyota.

  • richard marshall April 16, 2014

    My son own 2004 f150 4×4 with 5.4 l engine the engine was taping.So we take it to ford they said it was the upper cam gears an tensioner. The had around 70,000 miles on give or take. The parts cost about $1000. Well what we found out ford knew of this an did nothing about it .The upper cam gears or upper phaser gear were made of plastic. My brother nlaw dad 2005 f150 with 105000 miles on did the same thing taping only his taping a lot louder so one afternoon he go to start the truck an all hell broke loose he had to buy a new egine. has anyone else had this same problem?

  • Alonzo April 20, 2014

    I have a 2006 Ford F150 Lariat with the Triton 5.4 V8. My number seven spark plug broke off in the engine. Now the Ford dealership wants $7200.00 to replace the engine. How do I sign up for the class action lawsuit?

  • Jimmie Aranda May 19, 2014

    How do . I become part of this law suit?
    I have a 2004 Ford F150 with the triton 5. 4
    I have 57,000 miles and Ford tells me I need a new motor. They refuse to help, they say there is no problems with there engine.. please help
    By the way I am a female!
    Also would like to know why there are no replys to the previous questions???

  • Kerry June 7, 2014

    I have the same problem that a lot of people are having with there transmissions I have a 2006 explorer and it just went I would like to join in a law suit too

  • Phil June 14, 2014

    I have a 2004 f-150 with the 5.4 3v. This is INCOMPREHENSIBLE ! How does Ford get away with this !! My motor is junk ! They knew it was defective ! My motor ticks, sounds like a diesel, loses acceleration, won’t accelerate- this is B.S. !! Please contact me to join this lawsuit.

  • Denny S June 17, 2014

    Wow, someone say free money! Look at all you whores.

  • David June 30, 2014

    I have a 2002 f250 with a 5.4 and 218,000 miles. Truck has been running great until three weeks ago it started bucking at hiway speed, bad hesitation and awful miss on accelaration. New plugs, coils,fuel filter, injector cleaner, 2 new coil connectors at 21.00 each what a crock of shit that is. I removed throttle body cleaned and replaced IAC , TPS, MAF and I still have the same problem and guess what….No effin code. Looks like this problem has been around longer than people think..Good luck people!

  • Lon Spalding July 8, 2014

    My 2010 f 250 5.4 has these same problems. the motor has been screwed up sence it was new and is in the shop today for the 7th time with only 30,000 miles. I am 46 years old and have owned mostly ford products and have ben very satisfied until this one. I will NEVER own another one.How do I join the law suit.

    • Missy August 1, 2014

      How do we join this lawsuit? We have a 2007 ford f150 lariat 5.4 lariat that began shuddering on the highway but mainly when vehicle came to stop or low speeds. Told cam on passenger side was loose and timing belt stretched. Needs new motor to the tune of 8,800. Bought truck with 30,000 mile on it and it has 88,000 on it now. Ford refuses to accept resposibility as we have been in contact with corp. Office. Blaming problem on aftermarket oil filters. What a load of crap. Sign me up for lawsuit.

  • Melissa Bagwell July 14, 2014

    I just bought a used 2008 ford fusion and it to had started having these same issues. I bought the car with 125,000. I dont understand why the mileage matters if the problem is same. Im very poor single mom and quite frankly cant afford to by another car or repair these things. What are my options and who cares?

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  • Trey October 1, 2014

    05 f150 5.4 same as the rest money pit!!!!!!!!!. Join me up to.

  • Dale October 10, 2014

    2009 v10 same issues where can I sign up. At dealer today 3800.00 to fix valve tensioner and lots of other worn parts. Always used Ford filters and oil . Ford needs to address this.

  • JIMMY OVERHOLT October 27, 2014

    I have a 2011 Ford Fusion and started hearing a noise under the hood so I took it in to the dealer and they said it was a rod knock and they wanted $6,700 to fix it because it was not under warranty anymore. The car only has 64,000 miles on it and I had the oil changed everytime it was due , still have all receipts from all oil changes. They will not do anything about it .

  • Christina Courtney November 13, 2014

    I have a 2006 fusion my car has started to speed up when i get off the gas at times an when i get back on the gas it want hardly pull, i have only had the car for a few months and it has no warranty afraid it may speed up an wont slow down unsure of what to do. . . Heeeeelp

  • Sam Sizemore November 16, 2014

    I bought a 2004 F-150 5.4 triton, It is in the Ford garage right now for the 4th time for the cam phase shifters going out and another $1500.00 out of my pocket. talked to Ford every time and about problem. First time was under warranty the others I had to pay!!! When I talked to Ford they said it was my problem and would have to pay every time they went out sorry, but save receipts in case there was a recall. Seriously!!

  • Marcelino Lescano December 15, 2014

    I have a 2007 for f 150 triton with only 74,000 miles with engine problem. This engine was recenly replace and i need to learn what can i do to joint this class action agains ford. I spend lot a monie out my pocket to replace the engine. any body with information about this lawsuit please let me know Thank you

    • John February 9, 2015

      Did you ever get a reply? I have an 04 and my second motor cost me $7100 and it just went out with only 71,000 miles. Ford says it is my problem and they want another $7100 for another motor.

      Can you help me?

  • Benjamin cabrera December 23, 2014

    I have a 2010 f150 fx4 with the 5.4 with engine noise 60,000 miles I guess it’s the cam phasers how do sign up.

  • Chris Valencia January 3, 2015

    The engine on my 2004 f150 Lariat just went out, it’s making a lot of clanking noise with a rough idle.
    Once it hit 69,000 miles it started making a knocking sound, however it still ran fine and the engine light never turned on.
    I had it checked by a mechanic who could not find anything wrong with it. These engines are defective and Ford is just ignoring the problem, while lots of people are paying out thousands of dollars in repair bills for a bad designed motor.
    I would like to sign up for this class action law suite.

  • Tom Sauers January 12, 2015

    How do I become part of this lawsuit? I have a 2007 F150 and had the cam phasers replaced twice under warranty (the first replacement was when it was 2 months old) but the engine is just about dead now – I just spent 2,000.00 to replace all the above mentioned components out of warranty and the shop says “new engine” is the remaining option. Can you help me? Thanks in advance, Tom

  • Kerry Parker January 18, 2015

    Just got told yesterday that I need a new engine by my Ford dealer. F-150 XLT, 2010, 5.4L for $7,100.00. I shouldn’t have to replace a motor that is only 4 years old and has a known issue. I need more information to get in on this suit. I think I’m going to just pay it off and get a Chevy instead of getting a new engine……

  • Jeremy Steele January 21, 2015

    My 2004 F 150 5.4L 3v, is a perfect candidate for a running witness! Know one can pin point exactly what it is (although the Ford dealership wants $4,000.00 for cam phasers and that doesn’t even guarantee it will fix the problem). Please put me on the lawsuit list! I don’t have $7-9k to put in a new motor. I’ve been told that it won’t hurt anything, but I just find that hard to believe considering I can hear it over my exhaust and radio. It’s the worst tick my mechanic has ever heard for this motor.

    • Luke Dodd September 5, 2015

      I have the same truck and issues. Please contact me if you have done anything or have more information. Please HELP!!

  • Jerry January 26, 2015

    I have a 2005 Ford Expedition when I tried to change the plugs 4 out of 8 broke off. I managed to get 3 out with the tool that is made for it. The 4th I am having to remove the head to get it out.
    $2000 dollars for the dealer to remove and get it out.
    Please include me in the lawsuit.

  • John February 9, 2015

    Can anyone instruct me on how to join this lawsuit?? I thank you for your time.

  • wright.lee February 25, 2015

    I’ve had the same problem putting out money now I have another issue with my e350 5.4 litter just fixed 150 ford how do I get representation?

  • Eloise Christiansen March 4, 2015

    Richard Christiansen bought a 2005 Ford F-150–5.4 in Duluth Minnesota–it was NEW when he bought it. When the engine went out–there was only 12,000 miles on it!! We want to know where to sign up for the lawsuit please?? The truck has been sitting in the yard for quite a few months now with only 35,000 miles on it!! I contacted the place he bought it–one of the people that work there–not sure–probably a higher up person where he bought it said he would TRY to help us figure out what to do about it!! That is the only message I ever got from him!! I had written this guy in fall of 2014. There were 4 recalls on it–in the time that the truck ran!! We would appreciate any and all help finding out where and how to sign up for the lawsuit!! Ty!! Eloise Christiansen

  • Robert March 8, 2015

    I have a 2004 f150 lariat with 92,000. I’ve had it for three years always make it ticking sound but everybody said that was okay. Had new plugs put in a year ago no problems there. Yesterday on the way to a birthday party, The engine sounded like a can of marbles and then shut off and would not restart. Good all pressure low temperature no warning just stop running. After hearing all these complaints I would like to get in on the lawsuit knowing, The deal is going to come back and do the same thing they’ve done all the other people that have read here.

  • Hyena March 12, 2015

    3-12-15…. I too had the ticking issue. 2005 Expedition 5.4 Triton motor, purchased new. Took the vehicle to the dealer during the first year or two, and they said the same thing – normal for the engine to tick. Last year 2013 maybe, it sounded like marbles in the engine, took it to my mechanic and it cost me almost $2K to have the top right side of the engine rebuilt. I contacted Ford and they stated the vehicle is well out of warranty and the typical not my problem. Still have the Expedition.

  • Cliff March 24, 2015

    I have a 2004 f150 .i took it to my dealer last year noticing a tapping noise in the engine. The service advisor and tech listend an told me it was the cam phaser and that it is common in the 5.4. They all do it no problem to be concerned about. The tapping is getting worse so I took it to the dealer again and they told me the cam phasers need to be replaced for $2000. How do I get involved in the suit?

  • MC Fry April 13, 2015

    we have a 2007 Ford Expedition with under 60,000 that was just involved in an accident involving 3 other cars with same symptons. Fast Excelleration from a drive through window at a fast food restaurant . Hitting and taking out 3 cars. Please write back and give phone #. Thank you Mike Fry

  • Tina Lawson April 28, 2015

    2007 F150 bought new, intermittent issue with uncontrolled acceleration that putting on brakes does not even stop the engine from revving high RPMs! Last year P0022 bank 2 code and after replacing cam sensors 2 -3 times it has gotten worse! Now once it warms up it knocks loud like a diesel, stalls out and runs rough! Took it to a Ford dealership & was told I needed a new engine or a short block at minimum ($5 – $8,000) After a lot of research I found FORD knew they had a defect in the 5.4L engine! They did nothing to fix the design flaw!!! Ford should have recalled this engine for its defects instead of allowing hard working people suffer from their mistakes! Shame on FORD, who hammers the Built Ford Tough slogan, a more accurate account would be, \FORD BUILT it, Now its your TOUGH LUCK!\ I want to be included in the class action lawsuit!

  • Mark May 6, 2015

    i have a 2007 F150 with a ticking noise on acceleration. I have read that it could be the cam phasers or an exhaust manifold leak. I have also read others repairing these areas and still having a tick. So I am at a loss as I dont want to dump money into something that may not result with the ticking going away. I would like to be added to this class action. Thanks!

  • Marty May 16, 2015

    I am now a victim of the 2004-2008 5.4L cam phaser problem. it started out when i came to a stop light and the truck started shacking really bad and making a loud knocking sound. As soon as i accelerated it went away so i thought it was a fluke. NOPE!! it stated doing it more and more but i was not getting a check engine light. Finally the light came on and gave me the code P0012-Intake camshaft position timing over retarded on bank 1. the only place to take it was Ford because they have the most up to date and complete diagnostics tool. It is still in the shop right now but to look at the phasers to see if i need both it is running me $600 just for them to remove the valve covers to look. he said it was going to cost me close to $1500 just to fix the issue! i have read all over the internet about this issue and it seems like Ford know about this issue because in 2013 they got sued because of this same problem! if you look 2004 has the most complaints of every year by far! please stay away from the 5.4L engine or Ford in general. I don’t even want to get started with the spark plugs that break in the engine if you don’t know what you are doing. That was another $600 bill that Ford had to do. The 4WD system as well had many issues with the IWE because its a vacuum system and was brand new in 2004. To many problems with Ford!

  • George Medlen May 17, 2015

    I have a 2006 f250, 75650 miles, cam phasers are bad. I bought the truck new and took care of it. I think ford should pay for the repair since I paid their high price for the truck.

  • bee slim May 21, 2015

    I have the cam phasers issue with my 04 f150 aswell… has beed parked well over 6 months… anyone had any luck getting help with this issue.count me in!

  • TED May 21, 2015

    I have a 2009 f-150 and when I stop and the idling gets to 1000 -1200 rpms the engine sounds like a diesel.Rev it up and the noise goes away.I was told to replace the motor because it costs too much to repair due to cam phasers.The truck is parked now and afraid to drive it and cant afford to replace or repair the motor.I feel ford should owen up to this constant problem and do something for the customers who trusted they were getting a good product when they spend thousands of dollars for their trucks.

  • richard speer May 28, 2015

    My 2003 f150 5.4 liter is going in the shop for the third time with spark plug/coil problems. Is/can I be included in this? Out about $1000 so far…more to come next wednesday

  • Darrett June 4, 2015

    I have a 2006 Eddie bauer fully loaded 5.4 with 178xxx miles i replace every sensor and the VCT solenoids did the coil packs plugs fuel pump timing chains throttle body imjectors ect i put over $7000 in this truck in the past 2 years and its still not running right. runs fine when its first stated but after the engine gets warm it will run terrible in gear n stall at stops. now its just sitting in my driveway

  • richard walster June 11, 2015

    How can I get involved in this class action lawsuit ?

  • Andrea June 16, 2015

    2007 F150, had to have a new motor placed last month. How do I find out more info on this lawsuit?

  • Andrea June 16, 2015

    Contact the attorney office Anapol Schwartz I just chatted with them and an attorney will contact me soon. If you want to call number is 866-735-2792 or they have an online chat option also.

  • SCOTT June 17, 2015

    Hi jimmy,, i have a question for you.. i own a 2010 ford fusion SE V6 3.0L duratech.. with 85,000mi on it.. just the other day it lost power on the freeway.. i knew exactly what it was cause it also felt like the brakes came on.. but actually the connecting rod bearing had spun and put one of the bearing halves undernieth the other.. of course i didnt know that at first.. so since i live near the freeway i just drove my car at a speed of 5 mph cause the rod knock just made me kringe. so i made it home put the car up on ramps and drained the oil.. proving myself right i looked at the oil in a plastic bucket i could see the the oil was metalic.. so off came the oil pan and the oil pick up and then this plate that covers the crankshaft .. and found the the knocking rod so i took it off.. and what i discovered by inspecting the piston rod bearing and cap i noticed that the cap on one side was broken so i look at the other side of the cap and notice that it is not a flat surface.. which tells me that neither sides of the cap have not been machined or its a manufacturing defect.. so i get back under the car and inspect the rod itself and see that the rod is also broken.. so i look in the oil pan to see if the broken parts are in there also ran a magnet through the bearing dust and nothing at all stuck to the magnet.. which now tells me that when the motor was being assembeled at the ford planet is when it broke.. because when they torqued down being that they torque each cap twice and the cap not having flat surface but at a slight angle the high point chipped off leaving one side torqued and the chipped side now not at torqued specification.. so it took 85,000 mi for it to finally give out.. now ive been a mechanic for over 30yrs.. ive even owed an auto repair shop.. so i feel that im qualified enough to know that this is a manufacturing defect and those two chipped off pieces are somewhere on the floor at the ford plant or have been swept up and thrown away… my question to you is.. have had the pan dropped and rod bearing inspected if so i would like to know if we might possibly have the same problem.. im leaving my phone number for you cause id like to send you some pictures through txt or email. so you can see what im talking about.. so you can check to see if your motor is a defect.. i know that i cant be the only one who is experiencing this issue.. i hate to say this but im kinda hoping that your problem is the same because if it is then ford is gunna pay for this problem.. and other people need to know this .. please email and my name is Scott Petri.. thanks Jimmy i hope to hear from you soon ..

  • Mark Poppe June 20, 2015

    I have a 2008 F150 with the 5,.4 V8 and I have gone thru 5 of the oil pressure solenoids so far. At 92k miles I am very concerned about the future reliability of this truck and how much repairs will run. Had trusted independent shop change last one and w as told this is a chronic problem with this engine!! I also have not changed the plugs yet but apparently I’m in for a treat with those as well. If anyone has any suggestions it would be Greatly appreciated. I’m also wondering if my truck qualifies under any class action lawsuits. Many Thanks.

  • Marek July 18, 2015

    2009 f-250 Defective enginieering in the camshaft phaser and poor mashining of the 5.4 FORD engin.ONLY $7,500 ON ME….

  • stanna July 29, 2015

    2007 F250 was in park with keys still in ignition. I had my 4 yr old daughter in my arms standing half way out of the truck reaching over to get my purse out, the truck started rolling backward quickly down a hill and we had to dangerously jump out and the front driver wheel completely ran over my right ankle. We could’be been killed. So much pain and scary. I need to file a lawsuit.

  • Kelley wilcox July 29, 2015

    Our truck had 54,000 miles, cam phasers bad. we paid $7600 for new motor. The truck has been paid for two years. 100,000 miles or 5yrs. Yeah 5yrs came first it’s a 2007

  • Haley Hover July 30, 2015

    2008 Ford Edge. 55,000 miles and the Cam phasers are bad. Extended warranty wont cover it because it’s a faulty Ford part. Do I qualify for the class action lawsuit?

  • Laurie August 25, 2015

    Sure wish I had done more research before buying a 2004 F150 Lariat last year. The cam phaser problem started 45 days after I bought it. Of course, the dealer only warranted for 30 days!! The $600 fix did not last – Runs and sounds terrible after engine warms up. Cannot decide if I should continue to put repair money into the truck. I would be very interested in joining in on a lawsuit against Ford.

  • Ste ve September 5, 2015

    I have a 2005 F150 super-cab with the 5.4L and as of now only has 36,235 miles on it. I changed the plugs, ignition coils and fuel injectors out at 35,000 along with a full syn oil change. I replaced pugs with E3 plugs as they are a one piece plug not the POS plugs that motor-craft still makes, changed out the ignition coils with AcCEL coils and replaced fuel injectors with Borg Warner to keep from having the god all mighty issues Ford has ignored. Truck runs a lot better however it still has the famous ticking noise in it, no other issues at this time, want to join the class action.

  • Ty September 10, 2015

    2006 5.4 F150. Tick tick tick. Cam phaser issue. Ford needs to step up and make this a factory recall. I want in on this class action suit.

  • Jesús Gutierrez September 11, 2015

    Yo tengo una expedition 2004 con 118000 millas la tengo desde que tenía 90000 millas y se ajusta a la descibcion de fallos, como podría saber si califico para este fallo??

  • Melanie Mitchon September 12, 2015

    I have a 2012 ford fusion sel that does the exact same thing only motor is a 3.4. How do i see if my car is also in this lawsuit?

  • Brent September 16, 2015

    I had a 2005 F150 5.4 and the engine went out at 80,000 insurance replaced it with a similar engine and that went out 20,000 miles later. Also we had just made our last payment. Not a good experience. What to do??

  • Michael Cattaneo September 17, 2015

    2012 E-250 5.4l triton engine—- 65,000 miles started ticking, engine lost power and shut down.. Took to mechanic engine blew rod.. Had to replace engine $8,500.. Not to mention transmission was replaced under warranty at 24,000 miles.. Oil was changed every 5000 miles with ford recommended 5W-20.. Was told by dealer that the engine was starved for oil!! Oil change was done 2 weeks before engine blew

  • Richard johnson September 21, 2015

    I do I get in on the lawsuit?

  • Angela Anderson September 21, 2015

    Seems this problem is across several Ford vehicles. I have a 2007 Ford F150 5.4l. I have replaced cam phasers/timing chains/etc….truck was good for about 3 months and started doing the stalling, sounding like a diesel, out of time, issues with locks/gauges/electronics/etc….truck eventually broke down in front of the house. Currently at the mechanics yet again for a PCM/DataControlUnit and instrument cluster panel. In addition to the $6000 already spent – looking at an additional $1200 or so. Ford is responsible for this and should be made accountable. Too bad people won’t abandoned them altogether. I would also get on the list with site – they have a running list of plaintiffs as well.

  • Tyee Cambron September 21, 2015

    if ya followed the dealership maintenance program then maybe ya wouldn’t be in so many problems.

    my friend been through hyundai elantras every year they come out. he pays the expensive premium dealership maintenance [including the $290 1-wheel replacement from snow-season that ‘would’ have only cost $75 at discount tire]. But no matter what, he is always on the road (they even give a lender car) to get to work even on minimum wage…

    Me. I actually like to work on Ford v8 or a little bit of gm v6 (not too much). I hate to even touch a ford v6. But it all comes to my cost…

    I buy my vehicles used from friends or from low-end dealerships (no warranty or maintenance plans), so its all bid into my own budgets. If I can’t afford to order myself a $900 transmission after I spent $4,000 on a road-trip, then I am done for and no longer working…. But if I was a premium maintenance plan then I am sure I can get some assistance.

    • Tyee Cambron September 21, 2015

      edit: $4,000+ road trip costs with over 7k miles (lost count afterwards) from seattle to Tennessee and a little around and back.

  • joe fortuna September 25, 2015

    I have a 2007 f150 purchased with 38000 on the clock in June of 2015 didn’t have any issues when I got it. I drive it 3x a week. I have put 1500 miles on it and now I hear timing chain slap and phaser noise out of no where. All services have been performed on this vehicle. Please tell me how to get on this class action case. 38000 miles on this truck and it has issues unbelievable.

  • steve September 27, 2015

    i got a ford f150 with a 5.4 that keeps jumping time

  • Mike October 21, 2015

    Sounds like you people are getting the shaft from whoever works on your vehicle. Been working on Fords for 23 years. A lot of your fixes would have been easy and cheaper.

  • Loren October 23, 2015

    I have a 2006 Ford F150 that has acceleration hesitation and loss of RPMs, especially as I accelerate from a stop and as the transmission shifts from first to second. The more the truck is driven the more problem gets worse. The truck has 68,000 miles and had to have the transmission replaced. After replacing the transmission this problem persisted but seemed to be transmission related. The problem got worse and worse and the transmission was replaced a second and third time. They now know the problem isn’t in the transmission. I would like to join this law suit. There is an obvious problem and the dealer and mechanics cant tell me what the problem is because the computer doesn’t register it. Glad I found this page.

  • Ronald Fields October 27, 2015

    I have a 2007 Lincoln Navigator with 107,000 miles. The motor needs to be replaces because of the problems you described. The cheapest prices for a remanufactured motor is about $8,000. How do I become part of the class action lawsuit.

  • mike w October 30, 2015

    I got a 04 fx4 with this 5.4 pos . ford you disappoint me with this motor . stand up and help the few fans you have left. I have spent over $7500 keeping this truck going . Were do I sigh up ????

  • Tom King November 7, 2015

    Received a letter about payment for my 2004 150 spark plug issue but my wife threw it away and I cant find out where or who sent this out. I do remember that depending on the miles and work performed that it was quite a lot of money to help on costs with broken plugs. Can someone help me on where this letter came from?

  • lee November 8, 2015

    I have 2006 F150 v8 3v engine bought it new truck has 80.000 miles i have ticking nose in the engine spark pluig issues with this truck leaking rear end just bad news about motor not worth the money i paid for it ford should have recalled this engine instead they pass cost on to the consumer.

  • Levi larkin November 16, 2015

    How do you join?

  • David Boston, Sr November 18, 2015

    I have a 2004 F150 and for the past few weeks have been experiencing some of the same problems. Loss of power, skipping and jumping, bucking like a horse. I only have 66,000 miles on it. I called Ford Motor Co. to inquire about it and was told I need to contact the phone number listed for the lawsuit , but I didn’t see a phone number. It stated the problem is a serious safety issue and could be life threatening. Can anyone help me out.

  • brandon davis November 22, 2015

    Same prob with 09. Whats the status with this

  • cody charpentier November 25, 2015

    I sent you an email directly. But would also like to inquire about this lawsuit. Thanks

  • Chris Cichon November 26, 2015

    I am contacting you on behalf of my father in law. He owns an 03 Ford Explorer and the tailgate has been cracked for over a year. We are inquiring about the steps that need to be taken in order to be a part of this class action lawsuit? Thank you

  • Jon December 9, 2015

    I purchased my 2004 F150 with the 5.4L engine in 2009 from a secondary dealership. Fortunately I purchased the warranty that was offered and was able to get the cam phasers replaced by a Ford dealership for just a $100 deductible. The new phasers went bad less than 1000 miles later and had to have them replaced again, for another $100, just before the warranty expired. I was informed that the first dealership that did the warranty work, which had gone out of business shortly after the work was done on my truck, had performed the repairs incorrectly and any further work would not be covered by the warranty. 6 months and 1250 miles later the phasers began to fail again. How is it the Ford dealers, fully aware of the defect and having the tech service bulletin, simply replaced these defective parts with parts they were fully aware of being defective? Also, why the limit to 8 years and 80,000 miles? My phasers were replaced in 2009 with 66k miles and in 2010 with 67k miles. Surely any settlement would retroactively cover anyone that experienced this problem before reaching 8 years or 80k miles? Now my truck sounds like a diesel, gets 8-9 mpg at best, hesitates, stalls when idling, and is un-sellable.

  • Clifford R December 23, 2015

    I have 2005 f150 5.4. With 115,000 miles. The cam phaser it started making noise. It going to cost me $3,000.00 dollars it sucks. Ford need to pay for the repair.

  • Jacob. W. Meredith December 25, 2015

    2006 f150 5.4 3v I’m scared to death of this. I have ticking and chain slap on ignition need a permanent fix its sad come on ford.

  • ethan December 29, 2015

    Have a 2004 ford F 150 with thr triton engine went out at 96 k miles and had to replace cam phaser after 9 k miles on new engine. Ford should accountable for the parts and engines that are faulty. Please add me to the list

  • Thomas Brown January 21, 2016

    I have a 2008 f150 with 5.4 with 89500 miles in great shape always maintained. Two days ago it started skipping, I immediately brought it to the dealer and told them the problem the next day they called and said it was cam phaser problem and that it would cost $3900 to repair and that was if the motor didn’t have to be replaced.So I called Ford and they said there were no recalls or customer complaints so they couldn’t help with cost of repair. So everyone should call Ford and file a complaint with them if you haven’t already. So Please add me to the list, Last Ford I buy!!!!!

  • Nick Dekroon January 24, 2016

    I have a 2005 f150 lariat had phasers guides and chains replaced 30k ago I brought it back at 10k told them I think it’s making noise again. Ford told me they were good. It’s has gotten progressively louder now and my warrenty is over. Is there anything I can do?

  • enrique gonzalez January 30, 2016

    tengo una ford f150 2007 y 74 000 millas y presenta problema con el cuerpo de aceleracion y no han podido solucionar el problema lo han cambiado varias veces y nada ,como saber si me uno a ustedes

  • oscar m. February 7, 2016

    Tengo una ford f150 2005 4.6 con el problema del motor q ase un ruido ya le ise el cambio de aseite y sige igual alguien save q hay al respecto sobre ese problema alguien seria tan anable de orientarme de antemano muchas gracias

  • Rocky Saldivar February 8, 2016

    Has anyone heard about the check Ford gave to all its employees for surpassing sales goals and service awards. What a crock of Shit….. They should replace all the 5.4l engines that cause many people headaches, money and not to mention stress. Shame on you Government for helping out the dealerships and now they don’t want to help out their dedicated Ford customers. By the way the check was for $9600. I don’t think even Ford knows how to fix their own FUCKUP….. I have a 2004 FX4 with all the same problems now its sits parked in my driveway collecting dust.

  • Rhonda Stahl February 11, 2016

    My brother works for Ford and told me about it (the increase Ford employees are getting for bringing in 7 billion to Ford in 2015)…..baring in mind that my Expedition slipped from Park to Reverse and ran my ass over literally! I am a retired paralegal….I am gonna keep coming back at them til I get satisfaction.

  • sylvan Ross Wilson February 19, 2016

    45000 on my ford f-250 cam phasers going out how can i join law suit

  • sylvan Ross Wilson February 19, 2016

    oh ya and it is a 2010

  • Jeremiah February 19, 2016

    Me too. I put electronic cam phazer on it. Working great and $800

  • Paul Aiello March 18, 2016

    2004 F150 Changed phazers twice with vcts and all other sensors . Ford said I need new engine $7900.00 thats should compensate all of us for lying to us.How do I join lawsuit?

  • Ron March 23, 2016

    2010 f 150 4×4 doing same thing! Cam phasers giving out! Every service dept you talk to knows about the 5.4 problems but I guess Ford says screw us! All I’ve ever owned was Ford’s but guess what Ford!!!! SCREW YOU! once this truck shoots craps I will NEVER buy another one!!!

  • Mike April 22, 2016

    2007 f150 110,000.Did everything by the book.Now being told I need a new engine for 9000 dollars.I still owe 14000.,bought it with 23000.smh

  • Mark April 26, 2016

    2006 Ford Expedition: replaced transmission at 55,000 miles ($1,600), had a ticking noise since we drove it off the lot, brand new. Ford techs claimed it was normal. 60,000 + miles later, had to replace bad cam phasers, and all for $2,400. Plus an additional $2,000 to have broken spark plugs removed. Car was well maintained and serviced. Since all this has been done, they can’t get the check engine light off and can’t find a problem within the code that appears, which means, we can’t get our car inspected to be road legal. This is crazy. A car with only 77,000 miles sits in my driveway! I would like to be added to this class action lawsuit, please advise. Thank you.

  • Sean Craig May 15, 2016

    I live in Canada and have a 2008 F150 with the 5.4 triton engine and have the same bad cam phasers and clacking sounds only 140000 klms and the truck is stalling and shaking at idle. Ford says nothing they can do for me as its past warranty and they say its not a common issue. Ther are 3 people at my work who are having the same problem. Is there any help ?

  • T. Latta May 20, 2016

    In 2013 I purchased my 2004 Ford F150 5.4 L Lariat VIN 5 from Liberty City Ford Dealership in New Jersey, I knew something was funny when one of the conditions of purchase was a full diagnostic and when I arrived to pick up my truck they stated they forgot and the mechanics went home for the day. (I drove 150 mi from Massachusetts to purchase it) I bought the car with 198k, I bought the truck as a second vehicle as I am a firefighter and have to get to work through New England winters. The engine blew and locked up and I only have 202k on it right now as it has been a paperweight in my driveway for almost 3 years as I have discovered how hard it is to find a 3V VIN5 engine and the remans are like $3000+. I reported to the Ford Manufacturer how I was treated by the dealer who sold me the truck, how unprofessional they were and the fact less than 2 months after I bought it thats when all the problems started to rear their ugly heads. Liberty City Ford Dealer also violated NJ state lemon laws by telling me I could not purchase the extended warranty as I wanted to, not knowing New Jersey law I got suckered but later found out NJ lemon laws are similar to what I know from Mass laws, but by the time I found out I was out of the statute of limitations to bring the truck back and get my money back. Somebody needs to sue Ford so we all can get our hard earned money back and I tell you Ford got one more time to pull this crap on consumers as my grandfather, as I was growing up, always had a Ford pick up and now I myself I don’t know if I will risk to carry on the tradition to get duped and stuck with a Super Crew paperweight in my driveway. And of course my fiancee is dying to tell me “I told you so” as she advised me not to buy the truck because of how shady the dealership was, they didn’t want to allow me to test drive the truck and said because the neighborhood is bad. (but its on a 2-3 mile strip of other car dealers) After I went to a local dealership in MA and of course $5000+ (5 grand) they wanted for a brand new engine. Been sitting in my driveway for a year and does not run at all the engine’s blown, oh and I replaced all 8 spark plugs twice and for only wants to reimburse $300 with this b.s. class action lawsuit they got going on now they sent a card in the mail about!

  • Erik Knight May 23, 2016

    I have a 2005 ford f150 lariat super crew 4×4. I have had my check engine light come on and have taken it in to be serviced multiple times. I have had the sparkplugs replaced and a mechanic told me the truck was in good shape and will last me quite a while. The last time it was in was for a Crank shaft issue, prior to that it said Cam shaft. less than a week later the trucks engine seized (with only 107k miles) under normal conditions with no warning. after a new master cylinder, new engine, and (since ford wont warranty the engine without a new manifold – here is an idea sell it with one) a new manifold, and new transmission cord. this has set me back about $9,000. and after a week of driving the new engine the engine was having issues turning over (it has done it once a week for the past 4 weeks). the mechanic believes it is the shifter not fully being engaged in park or neutral. I am definitely interested in this lawsuit, please include me with this.

  • Trent Croker May 24, 2016

    2010 f150 4.6 v8. Transmission was rebuilt 2 months ago by dealer covered by warranty. Since then I have gone over 100k miles. Throttle body just went out and destroyed transmission. Not covered by warranty now. Do I have a case?

  • Bill May 29, 2016

    I just bought a 2005 Expedition and drove it for 2 months and told I need an engine replacement. Only 100,000 miles. How can Ford make such a bad product

  • Joshua Alderton May 30, 2016

    I purchased a 2010 F-150 lariat with 5.4L Triton V8 i was with in my warranty when it first started knocking and stalled on the highway it was towed to the dealership where it then started up just fine and i was told they could not recreate the problem so after charging me for looking at it they sent me home a few days later same issue occurred the dealership then told me it was a fuse issue under the hood and they need to put a new one in by passing the fuse box under the hood and yet a couple of weeks later it happened again this time i was told it was a bad oil pump so that was replaced and it was fine for about 6 months before it happened again but this time i am 641 miles outside of my warranty and so i took it to an independent shop where as soon as i pulled in he know what was wrong and made me aware of this very common issue i contacted Ford HQ and got no help and the dealership which misdiagnosed the problem while I was still under warranty and nobody is willing to help so now I must pay out of pocket to fix not only an issue they were aware of when it was made but an issue that the dealership misdiagnosed 3x when my warranty would have covered it. So I guess my question is to anybody out there is what recourse can be taken to force either Ford or the dealership to repair at no cost or force a recall to get this issue taken care of.

  • Andrew June 14, 2016

    60000 miles 09 f250 5.4 wont run over 65 without sparknock , replaced.all 8 plugs ( which were burnt white ) no fix very dissapointed in this engine not a cheap truck that i can just dismiss . FORD OWN UP TOYOUR SHORT COMINGS!@@

  • Jason Cruze June 21, 2016

    I own a 2007 f-150 4×4 xlt with 5.4l triton. I have a loud ticking noise on the drivers side and there seems to be a loss of power when accelerating. it is seeming like the cam phasers. Is this lawsuit open to me? How do I find out if I qualify?

  • Chris Siggers July 18, 2016

    I got a 04 f150 with these problems replace timing oil pressure dropped and locked up now I’v love ford all my life now I don’t think I will own a newer f150 again really disappointed

  • Lori August 2, 2016

    I had not made my 3rd paymt 2004 f150 fx4 was getting on the interstate lost all power. 2\27\15. Still making payments. And can not find a motor reasonable enough. 5.4 ltr 3v triton. I am sick of this there is no lemon law to cover an as is purchase… I will probly have to pay it off before I can afford the 2500.00 to 4600.00 for a motor …. Wish I was in this lawsuit. Thanks for letting me gripe !!

  • Robert Wilson August 6, 2016

    My 2006 F-150 with 198,000 miles on it just went into Cam Phaser retard….I’ve replaced the VCT’s about six months ago…why is Ford getting away with this..? Have always been a Ford guy…my dad, uncles cousins worked/work for ford…my grandpa use to tend to Henry’s horses…..I’m going to have to get it fixed just to trade it in…this pisses me off that nothing is being done about this….maybe it’s time to take it to social media….

  • Angela Perez August 19, 2016

    I have a 2008 Ford explorer been having problems with it, it looks like the engine gets stuck when it hit the gas it takes awhile for it to go has Less then 90,000 and now having trouble with the bolt joints recently.

  • Kurt August 20, 2016

    I just purchased a 2008 f150 king ranch with the 5.4l , having same issues. Is my truck eligible in this law suit. It has 129,000 miles

  • Peggy McKinney September 26, 2016

    Does this include the Ford Focus 2002?

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