Experiencing Excessive Oil Consumption in Your Ford F-150?
Join Our Class Action Lawsuit Today!
If you own or lease a 2018-2020 Ford F-150 equipped with the 5.0L Coyote engine and have been troubled by excessive oil consumption, you may be eligible to join a class action lawsuit. Our dedicated team of lawyers is representing owners and lessees who have experienced engine failure due to a manufacturing defect in these vehicles.
The Lawsuit Allegations
Our lawsuit contends that the 5.0L Coyote engines in 2018-2020 Ford F-150 models have a manufacturing defect leading to excessive oil consumption, ultimately resulting in engine failure. The investigation reveals that these engines burn through oil at an accelerated rate, requiring owners and lessees to replenish engine oil more frequently than usual. This defect can contribute to increased emissions, reduced fuel efficiency, and, in some cases, costly repairs.
Ford’s Response and Alleged Fixes
In response to the issue, Ford issued a technical service bulletin in December 2019 (TSB 19-2365), attributing excessive oil consumption to high intake manifold vacuum during deceleration fuel shut off (DFSO). The proposed correction involves reprogramming the powertrain control module, installing a new engine oil level indicator, and changing the engine oil and oil filter.
However, the lawsuit alleges that Ford’s corrective actions, including adjusting the dipstick’s minimum fill level, merely mask the problem without addressing the root cause. Our case argues that these changes were implemented to save Ford the cost of repairs and failed to correct the Oil Consumption Defect.
Owners Forced to Bear the Burden
Owners of affected Ford F-150s find themselves burdened with the unexpected task of checking and filling their engine’s oil much more frequently than reasonably expected, exceeding the guidelines provided in the F-150 owner’s manual. Some mechanics may recommend over-filling as a quick solution, but this can lead to more significant issues such as aeration of the oil, damaging gaskets, seals, and risking engine performance.
Take Action Today
If you’ve experienced excessive oil consumption issues with your Ford F-150, don’t wait. Join our class action lawsuit to seek justice and hold Ford accountable for the defects in their vehicles. Our experienced lawyers are here to fight for your rights.
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