Product Defect

GM Defective Transmission Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating GM vehicles equipped with a rear-wheel drive transmission that was co-developed with Ford. The Ford variant, a ten-speed transmission called the 10R80 found in the 2018 Ford F-150, is the subject of a lawsuit for exhibiting “harsh shifting, jerking, hesitation and slipped gears” that raise safety concerns. Issues […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Ford “Coastdown Cheating” MPG Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Ford vehicles, including the 2018 Ford Ranger and 2018-2019 F-150 series trucks, for reporting inaccurate fuel economy numbers that were the result of improper coastdown testing. The purpose of coastdown testing is to determine a vehicle’s rolling resistance and drag. Those figures are then applied on the vehicle […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Ford Overstated Fuel Economy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating 2017-2019 Ford models, including the 2017 Ford Expedition, for advertising inflated fuel economy numbers. On February 21, 2019 Ford disclosed internal concerns about its emission certification process, in effect stating the possible need to restructure their fuel economy and emissions compliance process to ensure the accurate reporting of […]

Product Defect

Ford F-350 Tire Valve Stem Leaks Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2016-2018 Ford F-350 trucks for leaking valve stems that deflate the vehicle’s tires and corrode the aluminum rim. At issue are the differences in the materials used between the rim and Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensor (TPMS)—aluminum for the rim, steel for the TPMS. Ford owners report that […]