Lawsuit Investigation: Ford F-150 Transmission Problems

May 3, 2019 Last Updated on April 13, 2020

Important Information

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The information here is for reference only. A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here.

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Case Update

April 13, 2020 – Investigation Closed, Cases Ongoing

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who owns or leases a 2017, 2018 or 2019 Ford F-150.
What’s Going On?
F-150 drivers have reported problems with their transmissions when starting their vehicles, accelerating, or shifting.
What Kind of Problems?
Many drivers say their F-150 makes a loud “clunking” noise when starting the engine. Others have described the transmission as “slipping,” “jerky,” or “rough.”
How Can a Lawsuit Help?
A class action lawsuit could pay back drivers for money they spent on repairs and make Ford fix the problem.

Case Update

Update – January 16, 2020 - Lawsuits Filed

At least two proposed class action lawsuits have been filed alleging the 10R80 transmission found in certain model year Ford F-150 trucks is defective in that it can cause harsh and erratic shifting. One case, filed in August 2019 in Illinois, alleges 2017-2019 model year Ford F-150s are affected by the apparent transmission defect. Another suit, filed on January 14 in Pennsylvania, takes issue the 10R80 transmissions in 2017-2020 model year F-150s. ClassAction.org’s write-up of the lawsuits can be found here and here.