The news of the class action suits came after Navistar made a regulatory filing in California, Utah, Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi, according to Bloomberg. The suits each seek class-action status for owners of 2003 through 2007 model year vehicles equipped with the 6.0-liter Powerstroke diesel engine designed and produced by Navistar, for Ford.
Ford and Navistar share a rocky past due to the issues stemming from the 6.0-liter and subsequent 6.4-liter diesel engines, and in 2007 Ford sued Navistar in a multi-billion dollar suit concerning the same issues being covered in the new class-action suits.
The automaker designed its new Scorpion 6.7-liter diesel engine in-house.
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