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Old 04-01-2013, 04:27 PM   #1
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2005-2010 Econolines part of lawsuit?

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Old 04-01-2013, 06:34 PM   #2
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Re: 2005-2010 Econolines part of lawsuit?

BS. I hope Ford has the balls to fight it.
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Re: 2005-2010 Econolines part of lawsuit?

My Econoline unintendedly decelerated when the HPOP line(s) failed.

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Re: 2005-2010 Econolines part of lawsuit?

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My Econoline unintendedly decelerated when the HPOP line(s) failed.

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Now that's a valid claim!
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:14 PM   #5
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Re: 2005-2010 Econolines part of lawsuit?

I think the folks who have demanded "brake over-ride" controls should be sued. It's ridiculous that new vehicles can't be power-braked.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:04 PM   #6
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Re: 2005-2010 Econolines part of lawsuit?

Any throttle by wire or computer controlled device, to me, is subject to erratic behavior or 'having a mind of its own', given the right (or wrong) circumstance.

Welcome to the technology age. We'll see it over & over.

Pre technology (or relative to the era), a throttle cable could/can stick, a floor mat can creep under your throttle, or your drum brakes could go away (overheat/fade), and on and on...

Cars, trucks, motorcycles, Boeings (smell for smoke!!!) etc... Quirks will happen.
How you and I catch it, or don't catch it will be the difference.

And then there's the sue happy.
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