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2008 Ford Fusion Body and Trim Problems and Repair Histories

123 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Ford Fusion. 27 of these members (22%) have reported paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs for their car. A total of 18 paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs to 2008 Ford Fusions--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Ford Fusion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Ford Fusion problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 Ford Fusion problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2008 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

22% of the 2008 Ford Fusion repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 4% to the brakes, 3% to the suspension, 28% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 20% to the body and trim, and 17% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 90 repairs.

2008 Ford Fusion paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Ford Fusion paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost less than $100, 17% between $100 and $499, 33% between $500 and $999, and 17% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2008 Ford Fusion Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 0    
27000 0 Driver's side seat bolster has collapsed, causing the leather/ette cover material to rip and tear prematurely. Tear spot does not come into human contact. Told Ford would not cover it even though under the 3/36 bumper-2-bumper warranty. 
57000  
Ford Fusion in Arkansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
3000 0 I had them replace one of the small clips that holds the front bumper cover so it would not stick out (I was being picky). 
 
Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 0    
3000 0 Passenger's air bag door on dash is warped and rippled. Dealer realigned and said that warp will disappear when door is heated by the sun. 
60300 2100 Moon roof track was broken and motor contained plastic shards from the track. 
 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
17300 0 warped cowl 
 
Ford Fusion in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 0    
22940 0 noise when window going down on drivers side, repaired with tsb for known concern. no charge to customer 
 
Ford Fusion in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
29000 0 Leather on driver's seat cracked and split open 
92000  
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
4960 0 Rear passenger cushion behind driver unable to support weight of occupant, deformation occurs that does not immediately dissipate when occupant exits seat. Advised by service adviser that although issue noted, unsure if can be fixed. 
60760  

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 23000    
27300 0 Drivers side front seat, left side upright cushion side bolster disintegrated at seam, was replaced. 
40000  
Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 7000    
11000 0 The center pieces of the Sport Appearance Package wheels were oxidizing. They were replaced. 
28000 0 Replaced a slightly corroded hubcap. 
41000  
Ford Fusion in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
27280 0 Driver's side external window trim peeling away at top of window. 
44020  

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