Lawsuit Investigation: Ford F-150 Transmission Problems

May 3, 2019 Last Updated on April 13, 2020

Important Information

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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.’s write-up of the lawsuits can be found here and here.