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Ford Diesel Emissions Claims

If you had a vehicle from Ford that was part of the diesel emissions scandal, you could be entitled to claim compensation.

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The fallout from the Volkswagen ‘Dieselgate’ scandal external link icon light blue has created more stringent checks from authorities that look at vehicle emissions for all manufacturers. A large part of this heightened scrutiny is to look into the use of defeat devices in different vehicles, including cars made by Ford. This issue has been around for years at this point, with a 2016 study external link icon light blue from the Department of Transport outlining that the top 37 vehicles at the time failed to meet the legal limit of 180mg/km for nitrogen oxide emissions. The vehicles tested included top Ford models including the Ford Focus and Ford Mondeo. As a result of this issue, many people who owned or leased a Ford may be eligible to make a claim. This is a chance to claim fair compensation for the false emission claims, and our claim partners at Claims Bible are here to help you build a solid case. Learn more about the Ford emissions claim process below, how it works and if you are eligible to make a claim.

Are Ford diesel claims genuine?

Yes, these claims are genuine and many car manufacturers are already facing a wave of claims over this problem. Mercedes-Benz, for example, is dealing with over 300,000 claims external link icon light blue in the UK. Ford, like many other automotive giants, has faced scrutiny external link icon light bluefaced scrutiny over the emissions of its diesel engines in recent times. The allegations often centre around the claim that the actual emissions during operation significantly exceed the levels reported during testing and certification processes. These discrepancies can arise from various practices, including the use of software that manipulates emissions outputs external link icon light blue during test conditions – a practice widely criticised and legally challenged in the automotive industry. Scientific studies and independent tests have supported these allegations, showing higher on-road emission levels than those claimed under controlled testing environments. Such findings have raised concerns about the environmental impact of these vehicles and have led to legal and regulatory challenges.

Can I claim against Ford emissions?

If you have owned or leased a Ford diesel vehicle and believe that you have been misled regarding the emission standards of your car, you may be eligible to make a claim. The eligibility to file a claim often depends on specific factors such as the model of the vehicle, the year of manufacture, and the jurisdiction you are in. The other main factor in making a claim is that the vehicle in question must have been manufactured between 2009 and 2020. If this is the case, then you should start gathering documentation to demonstrate when you were in possession of the vehicle. This might mean finding correspondence between you and a dealership or other forms of evidence. At Claims Bible, we can match you with a specialist claims partner who can help with gathering evidence and supporting your claim against Ford.#

Ford emissions claim: how much?

The amount of compensation in emission claims will vary depending on the specifics of your case. Factors that influence the compensation include the extent of the discrepancy between reported and actual emissions, the impact on the vehicle’s value, additional costs incurred by the owner, such as increased fuel consumption and taxes, and the legal framework governing emissions. Your claim value will also depend on how much you spent on the car in question. If you purchased the Ford outright for a large single payment, then you have been more exposed to liability, so you can expect to receive more compensation as a result. What’s more, if you have purchased more than one Ford vehicle from 2009 to 2020 then your exposure will increase and your compensation levels will be adjusted.

How to claim Ford emissions compensation

If you believe that you are eligible to make a Ford emissions claim, then the best approach is to join a larger claim action. This typically brings together a group of individuals who have all experienced similar issues and are seeking joint compensation from Ford. This is a useful approach because it allows the group to pool expertise and evidence which helps bolster the claim and expand it. The enhanced visibility is particularly useful as it can improve the overall success of the claim. By working with our claim partners at Claims Bible, you will find it much easier to work as part of a cohesive group and make a successful claim. Once you have joined a large claims group, it’s important to do a little due diligence and research. You will want to look at your car history to see when you had the car from, how much you paid for it and when you got rid of the car (if applicable). It’s advisable to support any claims you make with documentation to support the case. This might include interactions with Ford directly, which could really improve the chances of getting a sizeable payout and settlement.

Let Claims Bible help

Ford emission claims centre on the discrepancy between reported and actual emissions levels of their diesel vehicles. Owners who feel misled by Ford’s claims and are impacted financially or environmentally may have grounds to claim compensation. So, if you have owned or leased a Ford vehicle from 2009 until 2020, you may be eligible to take part in a large group claim against the vehicle manufacturer. You can find out more about this process at our blog or you can reach out to us at Claims Bible. With the help of our claim partners, you can navigate the claims process and get the support you need to make a successful diesel emissions claim.

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