Ford settles faulty parts lawsuit


DETROIT, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. said on Friday it has settled a class-action lawsuit over a defective plastic part on certain vehicles. The lawsuit said that plastic intake manifolds, which routes air to the engine, on some Ford and Lincoln-Mercury vehicles from the 1996 through 2002 model years are prone to cracking and failure, according to San Francisco law firm Levy, Ram & Olson, which represents the plaintiffs. Under terms of the settlement, owners who have already ...

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