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2006 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 233 repairs.

2006 Ford Fusion repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 100 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Oregon, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

12000 mi
Air leak in drivers window; door rattle; dash rattle 
Sep 2007

17000 mi
Front rotors needed turning, front calipers needed adjusting. 
May 2008

30000 mi
Front brake rotors needed turning again. 
Ford Fusion in Oregon, United States
May 2006 - Dec 2011
Apr 2007

15000 mi
Had TSB 07-05-10 for wind noise at the B pillar performed. 
May 2007

15000 mi
Started to notice wind noise inside vehicle. I then did research and found the TSB for the B pillar wind noise. Noticed the wind noise was around this area. Took the vehicle to the dealership and they agreed. Part was ordered and arrived in about 2 we 
Ford Fusion in Alabama, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Jan 2007

11000 mi
Had to replace the left rear turn signal bulb. 
Jun 2007

15000 mi
Door rattle. Rusted panel above license plate. Worn floor mats. 
Ford Fusion in Tennessee, United States
May 2006 - Apr 2008
Dec 2006

27000 mi
Still Waiting on Dealer to Fix Broken Lumbar Support in Drivers seat. 2nd Visit, still no satisfactory results. Still Waiting on Dealer to Fix Ignition switch that thinks the key is always in it. 2nd Visit, still no satisfactory results. 
Jul 2007

33000 mi
Fixed ignition switch. 
Oct 2007

34000 mi
Lumbar support fixed 
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
May 2006 - Feb 2009
Dec 2006

6200 mi
squeaking brakes 
Oct 2007

12400 mi
Replaced lumber support, 
Nov 2008

19220 mi
Power window regulator faulty. 
Ford Fusion in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2006 - Sep 2012
Nov 2006

5000 mi
TSB for throttle response and transmission shifting issues. TSB for rattle on fire wall between 30 and 40 MPH. Rattle still present. 
Feb 2007

8000 mi
bumper adhesive let go on top of rear bumper 2 days after i bought the car 
Apr 2008

25000 mi
In for rattle in the rear of the car and previous TSB not done correctly (rattle on firewall). Blower motor clicking. Rattle fixed, TSB redone. Blower motor replaced. 
Nov 2008

34000 mi
Floor mat worn, dealer wouldnt replace it. Called Ford customer care, Ford required dealer to replace it. Still pending parts. Driver's seat torn, ordered new seat cover. Replaced torn seat cover. IMPROPERY INSTALLED. Had upholstry shop fix. Need to replace trim broken in the process. Do not plan to have dealer do next repair. Floor mats still not in. 
Aug 2009

44000 mi
CD player stopped working again. seat torn fixed 
Sep 2009

46000 mi
Previous stereo replacement defective. Replaced with a new stereo which has since stopped working :( Update: turns out they only had to reprogram the ACM, which they failed to do in August. 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in North Carolina, United States
May 2006 - Sep 2015
Oct 2006

7000 mi
drivers seat lumbar mechanism broken 
Jun 2011

130000 mi
MAF code, check engine light 
Jan 2013

172000 mi

US $500
Replaced thermostat to clear P0128 Code. Replaced front struts due to noises. Still may have to replace tie rod ends. 
May 2014

197000 mi

US $3500
Replaced, struts (4), front rotors and pads. A arms lower control arms (4), stabilizer links, tires o2 sensors 
Ford Fusion in Iowa, United States
Jun 2006 - Sep 2015
Oct 2007

14000 mi
transmission range finder was faulty causing transmission and engine to rev at high speeds. 
Mar 2011

54000 mi

US $415
Check engine light= thermostat failure. Also completed oil change/tire rotation and recently a trans fluid change (unsure why it was so dirty so early). 
Mar 2012

67000 mi

US $260
Ignition coil on #2 cylinder failed. Start the car, it runs briefly ok then starts to spit/cough/sputter, then sort of catches itself and the check engine light comes on.  Ignition coil failure #4 cylinder; second IC failure in less than a month; very displeased!! 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Fusion in Alabama, United States
May 2006 - Mar 2010
Oct 2006

11000 mi
Upon starting the car, the gear shifter would not come out of park. This was accompanied by a strange combination of lights on the instrument cluster. Car would run, everything seemed to work, but it would not leave park. Email 2-8-2007: another trip where didn't fix transmission issue; two others where not actually written up, just disconnect and reconnect battery. See above See above 

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2006 Ford Fusion Repair Histories

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