2020 Ford Explorer Transmission Problems

Class Action Investigation

Lemberg Law is investigating consumer complaints about the 2020 Ford Explorer. Consumers have been reporting to our firm that the Ford Explorer’s powertrain produces both jerking and hesitation while shifting through gears. Despite taking the SUV to Ford dealerships for repair, many customers are having their Explorers returned to them with no resolution.

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Here are two examples posted on the NHTSA website.

“I have already complained to dealer about constant hesitation and jerking, going from 1st to 2nd and sometimes 2nd to 3rd gear on automatic transmission, as well as slight loss of power going up inclines under 30mph. They told me a road test and transmission test showed nothing wrong. Incident I am reporting happened back in May 2021. I was making a right hand turn onto a busy road from a parking lot, from a complete stop. As I pulled out onto the road, going from 1st to 2nd gear, the car completely stalled for about two seconds. I almost was rear-ended because of the stall. I had to take my foot off the gas and then put a lot of pressure on the gas pedal to get the car moving again.”

“The car jerks when it is downshifting between 2nd and 3rd gear. It was inspected by a dealership in TN (we were out of town from MI) and the Ford dealership there was unable to identify the issue as they did not have a transmission tech. We have 15K in miles on our car. We contacted Ford CS and the car was driven by a car hauler back to a dealership in MI. They have 1 transmission person. At this time, we have had a rental car for over 2 weeks at a cost of over $1200. They cannot service the vehicle until next week leaving us without a vehicle for over 3 weeks. Ford has been difficult to work with and meanwhile I continue to pay my lease, they are only offering $35/day for 10 days for rental car and have no idea when the car will be fixed. I have asked for credit on our lease and formal follow up on this and they are slow to reply leaving us stranded to find our own way home. Very disappointed as this seems to be a known issue with the 2020 Explorers and the new power train.”

When you purchase a new SUV, you expect that it will be dependable and run smoothly. There’s nothing unrealistic about that expectation. However, car manufacturers often become aware of defects and turn a blind eye to the problem because of the cost involved in fixing it. Lemberg Law is committed to holding car manufacturers accountable for these automotive defects. Our team represents individual consumers while navigating lemon law cases. We represent groups of consumers in automotive class action lawsuits and we are ready to represent you.

If your 2020 Ford Explorer’s drivetrain is hesitating, jerking or shifting rough and you are interested in becoming a class action plaintiff, fill out our case evaluation form or call us at 877-795-3666.

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About the Author:

Brian Jones spent more than 20 years working as an ASE Certified Master Tech and Parts Specialist at multiple dealerships. Brian has become an authority in the industry, traveling across the country to consult for car dealerships and contributing his expertise as a writer for several major automotive publications. In his spare time, Brian enjoys working on pickup trucks, muscle cars, Jeeps and anything related to motorsports.

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