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Parts shortage idles F-150 production a 2nd time

Ford Motor Co. said it has idled for a week the plant where it makes most of its best-selling Ford F-150 pickups.

A shortage of parts for 3.7-liter V-6 engines and the new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engines caused the shutdown at the Dearborn, Mich., truck plant, said Ford spokesman Todd Nissen. Get the full story »