What Are Some of the Problems With Ford's EcoBoost Engine?

Excessive underbody heat, engines catching on fire, engines that lose power or stall after shuddering and shaking, and engines that have trouble maintaining highway speed are some of the problems owners have experienced with Ford EcoBoost engines. The problems affect several different models and years of EcoBoost engines, with some problems resulting in lawsuits and others generating government-mandated recalls.