JUDGE HOLLY FUJIE

DEPARTMENT 56

Hearing Date: February 21, 2018

Case Name: Lewis v. Ford Motor Company

Case No.: BC655311

Matter: Motion to Disqualify (renewed)

Moving Party: Defendant Ford Motor Company

Responding Party: Plaintiff Dane Lewis

Tentative Ruling: The Motion is denied.

This is an action arising from violations of the Song-Beverly Act. Plaintiff purchased a 2014 Ford C-MAX with engine, transmission, suspension, and electrical defects. Despite such defects, Ford authorized dealerships either refused to repair the subject vehicle or failed to properly repair the defect. On March 24, 2017, Plaintiff filed the operative Complaint alleging causes of action for (1)-(5) violations of the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act §§ 1793.2(d), 1791.2(b), 1792.2(a)(3), 1791.2, 1791.1, and (6) violation of the Magnuson-Moss Act.

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