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The days of the Power-Stroke diesel in the Ford Super Duty pickup seem to be about to end. Ford and its long-time diesel engine supplier Navistar have been bickering through their respective lawyers for the better part of the last two years. Ford has accused Navistar of building defective engines with excessive warranty costs. Meanwhile, Navistar accused Ford of breach of contract for developing its own diesel engine for light duty trucks. The dueling suits have now been settled with Ford agreei

The Ford diesel truck production shutdown that resulted from stopped diesel engine shipments from International is over. On Feb. 23, Navistar International stopped sending 6.4-liter diesel engines that Ford uses in its F-250, F-350 and F-450 Super Duty pickups to Ford's Louisville, Ky., truck plant. That plant stopped production on Friday and operated on fewer shifts over the weekend. Now that the engine shipments are back on, a Ford spokeswoman told the AP that the plant is back up to full spee