Couple claims their $40,000 Ford vehicle has factory defects that can't be repaired

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

WHEELING — A couple is suing an automaker, alleging a vehicle they purchased has experienced a number of problems that have been unable to be remedied.

Jade N. and Colin P. Cox filed a complaint in Ohio Circuit Court against Ford Motor Co.

The suit states the plaintiff purchased a vehicle for the price of $40,000 and financed the majority of the purchase price. The plaintiff has experienced a number of problems with the vehicle, including the vehicle shutting down unexpectedly, the pedal sticking, and the brakes not operating properly. On Jan. 25, 2019, the plaintiff brought the vehicle back to the dealership as the truck shut down unexpectedly and the engine light was on. The dealership has not been able to remedy the problems and the vehicle has remained at the dealership.

The defendant is accused of breach of implied warranty of merchantability, violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act, breach of contract, violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. 

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Frank Duff of Schrader Companion Duff & Law in Wheeling.

The case has been assigned to Judge Ronald Wilson.

Ohio Circuit Court case number 19-C-58

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