There are plenty of Ford Class Action lawsuit updates as well as other Ford “legal” news – read on for updates on various Ford legal proceedings –
“MyFord Touch” is a class action claim and settlement process that affects certain owners of Ford and Lincoln vehicles sold or leased before August 9, 2013. This class action suit centers around the defects encountered when attempting to use the devices, which include unresponsiveness to voice commands, errors in driving directions, and general freezes and software crashes. The states that are included in this lawsuit include California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and Washington. Information on the status of this lawsuit can be found here.
Compensation for those who successfully submit valid claims ranges from $45-$400.
In other Ford news, the company announced earlier that certain Ford Explorer models have been recalled due to reports of injuries occurring from rough edges on the seats. Some 300,000 units, from the 2017 Explorer model year are being recalled due to some seat frames having sharp edges, the company said in a press release.
This affects only Ford Explorers equipped with power seats, the automaker said, further adding that owners should avoid contact with the seat frame edge until a repair is completed by dealers. To fix the problem, Ford dealers will install tape (!) to the exposed edge at no charge to owners.
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