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Ford Fusion Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

1011 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford Fusion. 96 of these members (9.5%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 64 brakes and traction control repairs to 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 Ford Fusion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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

Don't infer 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 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

24% of the Ford Fusion repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 17% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 923 repairs.

Ford Fusion brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Fusion brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 31% cost less than $100, 39% between $100 and $499, 19% between $500 and $999, 6% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 36 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 Ford Fusion Brakes and Traction Control problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 0    
2000 0 Car computer display reported AdvanceTrac needed service. Dealer diagnosed control module needed to be replaced but did not have it in stock. Dealer ordered it for next day repair. AdvanceTrac module was successfully replaced. New car so covered under warranty. 
21000  

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2010 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 6000    
29000 0 Battery would not hold charge (replaced) and stablilty control module also replaced (worked fine until battery died - don't know which caused which) 
 

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2010 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 0    
15700 0 Replaced leaking master cylinder cap. 
46000  

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2010 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Ford Fusion in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
32000 180 Car was in for routine maintenance. Mechanic noticed right rear brake pad was almost completely worn out. The suspected cause was the caliper was not sliding freely. the slides were lubricated on reassembly. Unusual problem for only 32K. 
84000  

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2010 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
5500 0 I had the service light go off for the traction control. It did not stay on for long, but I took it in for them to look at. They saw the alert on their computer but did not see a problem. 
 

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2010 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford Fusion in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 0    
7000 0 Hybrid Regenerating Brakes software flash 
19000  

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2009 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 2000    
28000 270 Brake caliper froze and needed to be sandblasted, greased, and new pads installed. $270 for a rear brake job on car with under 28,000 miles. 
60000  

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2009 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Fusion in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 0    
17000 0 front brakes made a click or pop noise once when cold when backing out of the garage, Clips were installed to eliminate the noise. 
 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 12400    
16120 45 "low brake fluid" warning message. Dealer said no code present. Took it in when light finally went on near dealer store. Dealer said master cylinder sensor bad. (ya think?) On repair invoice described part as brake switch. Paid labour only. 
70060  

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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 70000    
97000 400 Valve assembly. 
141000  

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