TITLE

Pickups and paint

AUTHOR(S)
Podolsky, Doug; Mannix, Margaret
PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/6/92, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Center for Auto Safety, a consumer group, last week accused the Ford Motor Co. of applying a so-called secret warranty to defective paint on some of the 4 million 1985-92 F-series trucks. Ford denies the claim; Advice to owners whose trucks have peeling paint; Address to contact for more information.
ACCESSION #
9207061370

 

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