Ford Motor Complaint - Transmission breakdown
ORANGE, CALIFORNIA -- After only 6 months of ownership on my new 2000 expedition, the transmission failed leaving me stranded on the first day of my vacation. It took ten days to fix and I had to return the car for adjustments three times in the week that followed. I was not offered a rental car until I complained in a fit! Even then, I was billed for it!!The car continues to have transmission difficulties: one instance in June 2000 the car would not stop and placed me just inches from a pedestrian! Just this summer (2003) the car again lunged forward and placed me in the middle of the intersection in the midst of traffic! The following day the transfluid poured out of the transmission. Regarding the lunging, the Ford dealership said, "Sometimes the contacts get a little dust on them." I had to pay $150 for the extended warranty just to have them look at it. A week later the automatic suspension failed; another $150 out of pocket (NOT TO MENTION THE ORIGINAL $1,500 FOR THE WARRANTY!)
There's more but I just dont have time...I have to get back to work to pay for my blunder on wheels.
I have lost almost an entire month of work and school taking care of my new patient, my car!
In my 25 years of car ownership I have never had a car of such poor workmanship! In fact, I could tally all of the problems related to ALL of my past cars and they would not equal to the issues of this BRAND NEW CAR.
DONT BUY FORD!!!