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2009 Ford Fusion Problems and Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Ford Fusion. 19 of these members (30.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 43 repairs to 2009 Ford Fusions--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Ford Fusion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Ford Fusion problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 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 2009 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

26% of the 2009 Ford Fusion repairs were to the engine, 2% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 35% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 16% to the body and trim, and 12% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 43 repairs.

2009 Ford Fusion repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Ford Fusion repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, and 100% cost between $100 and $499.

Chart based on 7 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 2009 Ford Fusion problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

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. 
29000 0 Trunk lid strut replacement. Strut blown causing trunk lid to slam closed (narrowly missing hands and heads) and making trunk difficult to open. 
32000 0 Paint bubbling on rear decklid immediately beneath chrome trim. Body shop sanding, priming and repainting under warranty. 
42000 128 Replaced dead battery 
50300 50 For the second time, the trunk decklid was exhibiting bubbling paint and rust forming. Inexcusable, but our dealer offered to fix it for $50... 
56000  
Ford Fusion in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 0    
3000 0 car drifts to right engine has knock at idle some of the time. It is getting worse as I drive further. 
7000 0 knock comes and goes 
12000 0 horn blew on right side of steering wheel but not on left side. 
21700 0 Gas Struts for trunk lid support failed and were replaced. 
38000  
Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 28000    
32000 0 radio sync trouble plagued seek gets stuck on sat and getting a blip in signal playing as if I hit an overpass which interrupts signal. Phone syncing up hit or miss po'ed. Not getting the right answers from the dealer. 
 

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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    
13500 0 backlight out on radio button, Replaced Radio. Rattle in Dash and Rattle by sunroof in headliner The radio that was installed to fix the backlight problem had bad reception. A new radio was ordered. Visor Clip Replaced, Rattle in dash was fixed. Ordered radio was installed. 
17000 0 Coolant bottle would overflow when the A/C was run and the engine got hot. It was determined the cap was not sealing properly, the Coolant bottle was replaced. front brakes made a click or pop noise once when cold when backing out of the garage, Clips were installed to eliminate the noise. 
18000 0 I could feel engine vibration through the clutch pedal. The shop updated the PCM Software. Did not make a change in the vibration 
 

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2009 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 1000    
29000 0 transmission light came on for a few minutes. Dealership replaced a sensor. 
60500 500 Caliper froze. Caused pads and rotor damage, had to replace all. 
63000  
Ford Fusion in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 44000    
44000 422 Speedometer broke. Speedo partially inoperative, operates at random/erratic times, transmission has erratic shift pattern. EEC Test, code P0720, tested and replaced OSS (Odometer Speed Sensor). Part cost = 101.82, Labor cost = 311.81 
 
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 0    
10700 0 Clunking sound in the front passenger door. The speaker replaced. 
40000  
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 6000    
10000 0 Engine threw a connecting rod, catastrophic failure - engine block destroyed 
16000 0 transmission shifting poorly and leaking fluid...pan will be resealed and OSS must be replaced. 
0 Vehicle was repurchased by the manufacturer as a Lemon - no longer own 
Ford Fusion in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 9000    
10000 0 No heat was coming from heater/defroster. Dealer replaced a blend door actuator. 
37000  
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 0    
20440 0 Dash storage door hinge failure Fixed dash 
56760 100 Weak battery under stress. Replaced to avoid problem in the winter. 
83700  

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