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2008 Ford Fusion Repair Histories

125 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Ford Fusion. 52 of these members (41.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 103 repairs to 2008 Ford Fusions--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 103 repairs.

2008 Ford Fusion repair cost distribution

Chart based on 29 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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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Aug 2008 - Nov 2013
3000 mi   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. 
22000   Analog clock began running between 5 and 15 minutes fast every 24 hours. Also, hour hand was falling behind and it became impossible to tell the correct time. HVAC auto climate control head unit does not start up if left overnight during cold weather. Unit resets to "Off" and also loses stored temperature setting. Unit has to be manually switched back to "on" afetr starting the car. 
33000   There was noise and vibration coming from the steering column at times. Dealer tightened hose connection on power steering pump and added more fluid. 
55000 US $150 Interior door latch for driver's door broke. Door could not be opened from the inside. 
60300   Moon roof track was broken and motor contained plastic shards from the track. 
Ford Fusion in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
10000 mi   Starter "catches" sometimes when turning the key. Makes a short "zing" noise. Couldn't replicate it at the dealership nor could I in the parking lot. They were very good and told me to bring it back if it repeated. 
Ford Fusion in Georgia, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2014
2000 mi   Driver's side door panel retaining clip(s) had come unseated resulting in loose door panel and clip rolling around inside of door. 
27000   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. 
30000   Trunk shocks blew out and would not longer lift or support the trunk. Dealer replaced under warranty. 
55000   Valve cover gaskets reported by service tech as leaking. Replaced under 5yr/60K power-train warranty. 
Ford Fusion in Arkansas, United States
Mar 2008 - Nov 2010
3000 mi   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). 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Sep 2014
4960 mi   Driver's door sill damaged during installation at factory, noticed as a white dsicoloration of camel colored door sill, part on order from US 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. 
29140   Moaning noise under power coming from behind driver. Diagnosed by Ford mechanic as a bad hanger bearing, drivershaft replaced, one day wait on parts. 
45260 C $218 Car began showing symptoms of hard/long cranking (also SRS light would not go out after car started) 
Ford Fusion in Indiana, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2014
3000 mi   Blown passenger front speaker. Audiophile System. 
14000   HVAC blower motor squeaking. 
29000   Leather on driver's seat cracked and split open 
38000   Carrier bearing failed on the driveshaft (AWD). Entire driveshaft was replaced as a result. 
86000 US $2100 PCM failed and damaged the ignition coils and plugs requiring replacemet of all items. 
105000   Wheel bearings went bad on the front end. Both were replaced. 
Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2008 - Sep 2009
1000 mi   Auto dimming mirror not working correctly, new one ordered and installed. 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Fusion in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
8000 mi   One repair - to replace SYNC system master unit. Took 3 days in Feb. Unsuccessful, is likely an unresolved software issue, not hardware. 
Ford Fusion in Ohio, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
1000 mi   Fuel pump pressure bleed down overnight 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2008 - Dec 2012
4960 mi   Driver's seat makes internal rubbing sound when seatback pressed against on right side. Shop determined in-seat airbag assembly rubbing, could not resolve with standard procedures. Waiting for reply from manufacturer. 
5580   Cracked internal seat frame replaced. Problem reduced but not eliminated. Continue work on seat. 
6820   Dealer tried to fix seat once again and failed to do so. Ordered new foam seat core - the last original part of the seatback. Did not replace B-pillar cover as seat is expected to be removed again. Replacement of foam core of seatback finally solved the original problem. 
27280   Replaced noisy (ticking) HVAC blower fan. Driver's side external window trim peeling away at top of window. 

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