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Ford knew cars defective : Transmission flaws lead to random stops, starts

Jul 12, 2019 - USA Today

Ford Motor knowingly launched two low-priced, fuel-efficient cars with defective transmissions and continued selling the troubled Focus and Fiesta despite thousands of complaints and an avalanche of repairs, a Detroit Free Press investigation found.

Out of gear

For more about the investigation and car owners' reactions, go to the Detroit Free Press online.

The cars, many of which randomly lose power on freeways and have unexpectedly bolted into intersections, were put on sale i...