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Old 11-30-2012, 11:12 PM
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Doesn't matter how hard you test something in the fast track, the only way to get 3 years experience is to run for 3 years.

I will commend Ford for both being diligent in their testing which was likely the most comprehensive and difficult testing ever done to a new product design, BUT it was fast tracked. Putting on the equivalent hours of 5 years of ownership is not the same as 5 actual years of ownership and those are the bugs that are showing up.

Gutsy move IMO to introduce so many new engines with radical changes in such a short time period. I prefer my Dodges, but am hoping Ford gets this resolved expeditiously as they are still one of the big 3 Detroit automakers. I would like to see the future retain the big 3 for a very long time.
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