Realistically, would this one incident prevent you from buying a Ford?
When Toyota was dealing with the "unintended acceleration" that would not have prevented me from buying one (there were plenty of other reasons not to buy a Toyota).
'14 Tuxedo Black ST3
'13 Ingot Silver Escape Titanium AWD
'04 CD Silver SVT, #877, 1 of 135 May 2011 ROTM, FF11: Best Display, Best of Show; AFN12: Best SVT, Best Audio, Finest Five, Carlisle Nifty Fifty