Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
This is a settlement of a class action alleging that certain models of 2004-2008 Ford and Lincoln vehicles that have a 5.4 liter 3-value engine contain two-piece spark plugs that sometimes become stuck and/or break when they are removed from the engine, leading to additional costs for replacement.Docket Number:
Filing Deadline: February 27, 2016
Objection Deadline: December 22, 2015
Exclusion Deadline: December 22, 2015
Final Approval Hearing: January 25, 2016Proof of Purchase:
Without proof, use Non-Standard Claim Form, for award up to $50; with proof/documentation, use Standard Claim Form, for award calculated by formula.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you purchased or leased in the US any of the following vehicles, containing a 5.4 liter 3-valve engine (including flex fuel vehicles):
- 2004-2008 Ford F-150 trucks
- 2005-2008 Ford Expeditions
- 2005-2008 Lincoln Navigators
- 2006-2008 Lincoln Mark LTs
- 2005-2008 Ford Super Duty trucks (F-250 and F-350)
You must also have spent more than $300 in parts and labor to replace eight spark plugs or $37.50 per spark plug replaced.
Benefits of this settlement are partial awards of replacement costs, calculated according to a formula. (See the Long Form Notice at WWW.FORDSPARKPLUGSETTLEMENT.COM for details of replacement circumstances, dates, and reimbursement calculation.
There are two deadlines dates for claims:
- For replacements performed before October 23, your claim must be filed by August 25, 2016.
- For replacements performed on or after October 23, your claim must be filed by February 27, 2017.
Varies. Partial reimbursement of replacement costs, depending on car mileage, documentation, and number of claims received. For details of calculation of reimbursement, see Long Form Notice at WWW.FORDSPARKPLUGSETTLEMENT.COM.
Total Settlement Amount: NAClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
$2000-7500; most $5000
Shepherd Finkelman Miller & Shah
Claim Form: Ford Spark Plugs Claim Form
Case Name: In re: Ford Motor Co. Spark Plug and Three Valve Engine Products Liability Litigation
Settlement Website: Ford Spark Plug Settlement Website
Ford Spark Plug Claim Center
PO Box 1968
Southgate, MI 48195-0968
844-881-0285Tags: Defective Automobile, Spark Plugs, Your Car