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2006 Ford Fusion Problems and Repair Histories

148 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Ford Fusion. 71 of these members (48%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 176 repairs to 2006 Ford Fusions--an average of 1.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Ford Fusion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Ford Fusion problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 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 2006 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

26% of the 2006 Ford Fusion repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 9% to the suspension, 14% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 22% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 176 repairs.

2006 Ford Fusion repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Ford Fusion repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 57% between $100 and $499, 14% between $500 and $999, 7% between $1000 and $2499, and 1% more than $2500.

Chart based on 69 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 2006 Ford Fusion problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 10000    
12000 0 Air leak in drivers window; door rattle; dash rattle 
17000 0 Front rotors needed turning, front calipers needed adjusting. 
30000 0 Front brake rotors needed turning again. 
 
Ford Fusion in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 1000    
15000 0 Had TSB 07-05-10 for wind noise at the B pillar performed. 
15000 0 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 
78000  
Ford Fusion in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 11000    
11000 0 Had to replace the left rear turn signal bulb. 
15000 0 Door rattle. Rusted panel above license plate. Worn floor mats. 
 
Ford Fusion in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 12000    
27000 0 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. 
33000 0 Fixed ignition switch. 
36700 0 Lumbar support fixed 
 
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 1240    
6200 0 squeaking brakes 
12180 0 Replaced lumber support, 
19220 0 Power window regulator faulty. 
 
Ford Fusion in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 3000    
5000 0 TSB for throttle response and transmission shifting issues. TSB for rattle on fire wall between 30 and 40 MPH. Rattle still present. 
8000 0 bumper adhesive let go on top of rear bumper 2 days after i bought the car 
25000 0 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. 
34000 0 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. 
44000 0 CD player stopped working again. seat torn fixed 
46000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 0    
7000 0 drivers seat lumbar mechanism broken 
130000 0 MAF code, check engine light 
172000 500 Replaced thermostat to clear P0128 Code. Replaced front struts due to noises. Still may have to replace tie rod ends. 
194000  
Ford Fusion in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2006 0    
14000 0 transmission range finder was faulty causing transmission and engine to rev at high speeds. 
54500 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). 
67000 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!! 
77000  

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2006 Ford Fusion 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Fusion in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 7000    
11000 0 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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