Ford Focus Class Action Complaint

A class action has been filed alleging purge valve problems in the vehicle cause the vehicle to stall and experience other engine problems.  The Ford Focus lawsuit describes alleged problems caused by the purge valve that is used for the emissions system. The plaintiff says the EVAP system (evaporative emission control system) is used to store fuel vapors in the charcoal canister when the engine is running. Those vapors are supposed to be sent to the engine, if the system works as intended.  However, the plaintiff claims the purge valve can stick open…

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2015 Ford Focus Transmission Defect

Multiple problems with the Ford Focus transmission have been reported.  One customer filed a lemon law case pro se, but was not able to establish a defect under the New Jersey lemon law statute. Petitioner  testified that she first presented her vehicle for service on September 21, 2015, regarding a concern that the vehicle “bucks and jerks” at highway speeds while accelerating. She stated that at the first service, the vehicle’s clutch was replaced by respondent. On September 25, 2015, when she again presented her vehicle for service, Caporaso stated that…

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