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2011 Ford Fusion Problems and Repair Histories

2011 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (10%)

Chart based on 107 repairs.

2011 Ford Fusion repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (71%)

< $100 (8%)

Chart based on 24 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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2011 Ford Fusion

Engine not specified

Ford Fusion in Michigan, United States
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
Aug 2013

23000 mi
Half Shaft Transmission Fluid Leak 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Jan 2013
Sep 2011

9000 mi
rubber seal on bottom of rear glass came loose 
Aug 2012

21700 mi
rotors needed turned 
Ford Fusion in Mississippi, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

589 mi
They replaced one wheel sensor and ABS module. 
Ford Fusion in Washington, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2016
Oct 2011

13700 mi
Car pulled to the left. Had to replace a control arm. Sync system stopped playing USB music. System was reset by disconnecting power to fix. 
Ford Fusion in Illinois, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2016
Nov 2015

78000 mi

US $300
OBD sensor port went bad. Found out during emissions testing. 
Ford Fusion in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

52000 mi
Trans was shifting hard at times going into second. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2012 - May 2013
Jul 2012

11560 mi
Replace back and from left seat leather for unusual cracking. You only notice the cracks if you check the leather or sit on it, otherwise is difficult to see until is major. 
Mar 2013

14880 mi
Replace cabin air blower motor. Warranty paid 
Ford Fusion in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2012 - Dec 2015
Sep 2012

16740 mi
car had a rattle at speeds over 100 kms,heat shield for the cat. conv. was to close to conv. and was moved slightly. this repair took test driving and 2 shop repairs to get satisfaction!! 
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
May 2011 - May 2013
Jul 2011 Driver door rubber moulding out of track 1/2 inch caused a slight crimp in rubber. Part ordered June 22 and replaced July 5 
Oct 2011

3680 mi
Lumbar support not working. 
May 2013

14600 mi
Replaced SOP chrome trim above licence plate. Sport model has slightly tinted chrome to give it a darker appearance. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Apr 2013
Sep 2011

1000 mi
The rear view mirror was replaced. 
Ford Fusion in Illinois, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2013
Aug 2012

60500 mi

US $360
Throttle linkage replaced 
Ford Fusion in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2016
Sep 2012

57000 mi

US $50
O2 Sensor triggering check engine light 
Oct 2012

60000 mi

US $50
Emissions sensor 
Jan 2013

69700 mi

US $50
Throttle body replaced 
Ford Fusion in Missouri, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2014
Jul 2011

8300 mi
Low tire air pressure indicator came on. Three times same tire, counld't locate problem. Tire was REMOVED and placed in dip tank. No leak found. dealer has watch on vehicle. 
Sep 2011

9000 mi

US $20
Tire removed from wheel. Found nail in side wall that was not visable from outside of tire. Tire patched holds air now no problem. 
Jan 2013

27700 mi
Battery corrosion around battery terminals. 
Mar 2013

29000 mi
Same problem battery terminal corrosion. Recleaned battery terminals. 
Ford Fusion in Florida, United States
Jul 2012 - Nov 2014
Aug 2012

45500 mi
Transmission operation was very displeasing. Hard shifting, hunting for gear, gear hopping when stopped in gear, so on. Taken to dealer, supposedly the TCM was updated to the latest software (TSB). Issues continue, but to a much lower degree. 
Nov 2014 Odd shifting habits and other strange transmission behavior. Changed fluid again with a different type just prior to accident which took car out of my possession. 
Ford Fusion in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Jul 2015
May 2015

74000 mi

US $1900
Electric rack and pinion system died. Replaced power steering assembly. 
Jun 2015

74000 mi

US $365
Control arms make constant noisy creaking sound. Dealership said nothing wrong with the car; that it was caused by the control arm bushing drying out. They said they could "fix" it for $1700 in control arms, or they could try lubing it. 
Jul 2015

74000 mi

US $60
Spring in fuel door broke. Had to replace entire fuel door assembly. 
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Mar 2013
Mar 2012

14000 mi
Fuel door was loose and had to be replaced. Rear windshield rubber moulding falling off. Repaired by resealing. Transmission slipped between 2nd and 3rd. Software update. 
Jul 2012

16000 mi
Transmission slips in change from 2 to 3 when cold. Told this is normal by dealer. 
Ford Fusion in Colorado, United States
Jul 2013 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

51000 mi

US $730
Front right axel 
Ford Fusion in Arkansas, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

55300 mi
Car was displaying check engine light related to evaporative emissions problems. Related to pending recall for defective evaporative purge valve. Mine was stuck open. 
Ford Fusion in Illinois, United States
Nov 2013 - Mar 2016
Apr 2014

25500 mi

US $734
Firmware update to improve shift quality. 
Ford Fusion in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2013
Jan 2012

12000 mi
Erratic shifting 
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Apr 2011 - Aug 2011
Jun 2011

2500 mi
APIM module for SYNC system determined defective at earlier visit, dealer ordered part, was replaced. Seems to be functioning so far. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2010 - Mar 2016
Jul 2013

34100 mi
Throttle defect, car died several time when it was running. Very dangerous especially when you were in the middle of an intersection. Many same problem reported. Warranty repaired. 
Aug 2014

47120 mi

C $383
Noise form driver side, replaced one arm. Joint ball of passenger side suspension torn, replaced. 
Ford Fusion in Indiana, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2015
Jul 2014

54700 mi

US $150
Battery lost a cell. 
Nov 2014

58000 mi
Throttle body sensor failure. Loss of engine throttle control. Engine went to idle at 70mph. The throttle body was replaced. 
Ford Fusion in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
Dec 2012

37000 mi
Transmission was shifting hard. Dealership couldn't find any issues, however they reprogrammed the transmission computer. This fixed the problem. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Sep 2013

95000 mi

US $1579
passenger front hub assembly required repair 
Oct 2013

95300 mi

US $1150
ECM required replacement due to complete failure 
Jun 2014

99000 mi

US $735
A/C compressor failed resulting in complete replacement of unit as well as flushing of complete system and evac/recharge 
Dec 2014

101000 mi

US $118
Drivers interior door handle inoperable. Replaced interior door handle assembly 
Jun 2015

105000 mi

US $194
left front headlamp assembly required replacement due to a faulty socket 
Sep 2015

106000 mi

US $675
Noise and inability to do an alignment due to excessive wear. 
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Jan 2011 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

38000 mi
Axle seal for right drive shaft 
Ford Fusion in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jun 2015
Oct 2012

9920 mi
External temperature sensor broke, car showed -33C all the time. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Ford Fusion in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

16000 mi
ECU failed while driving the car just shut off and would not turn back on. Fuel cap was not properly closing could smell gas. We had to have the gas cap replaced. 
Ford Fusion in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2011 - Dec 2012
Nov 2012

21880 mi

C $100
rear left brake worn out, had to change disk too. wiring badly protected, fuse of the engine blown a few times. Had to redo a part of the wiring. 
Ford Fusion in Massachusetts, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

57000 mi

US $75
Rear brake caliper was sticking. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Oklahoma, United States
Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

91500 mi

US $400
Battery cable was corroded and entire harness had to be replaced. Unable to just replace the positive battery cable. 
Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2015
Jan 2015

96500 mi

US $175
Battery life low - did not replace 
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2016
Jan 2015

56000 mi

US $100
car needed multiple jump starts. battery needed replacement. Also did the recall repair on the throttle body. 
Oct 2015

67300 mi

US $100
Steering wheel rack failure which made the power steering inoperative 
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2014 - Feb 2015
Feb 2015

58280 mi
High pitched whine - the car almost sounded like it had a turbo kicking in - which it did not. Known issue. Probably something to do with the alternator. 
Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - May 2016
Feb 2015

35140 mi

C $200
Battery was replaced. 
Apr 2015

36880 mi

C $600
Rear break pads and discs replaced. 
Feb 2016

44640 mi

C $300
The driver door stopped opening from the inside. 
May 2016

47120 mi
Recall for the fuel tank that caused an engine warning light to appear in the dash. 
Ford Fusion in Virginia, United States
Dec 2013 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

61300 mi

US $42
Interior door handle 
Ford Fusion in Tennessee, United States
May 2015 - Mar 2016
Jun 2015

104000 mi

US $520
Loud creaking in front-end at slow speeds. Replace all four lower control arms. 
Ford Fusion in Illinois, United States
Apr 2014 - Mar 2016
Mar 2015

112000 mi

US $200
Replace fuel pump. Replace valve cover gasket. 
Jul 2015

118000 mi

US $220
Water in valve sensor. Air in cooling line 
Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2010 - May 2014
Sep 2013

49000 mi

US $205
Right front lower control arm ball joint failed inspection. 
Ford Fusion in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2012
Jan 2012

25000 mi
Electronic stability control (Advancetrac) warning light and warning message was intermittently coming on and turning off at low and high speeds, dealer was unable to replicate problem. Problem has not occurred in the month afterwards. 
Ford Fusion in Maryland, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
Jun 2014

49000 mi

US $200
Door trim mounts broke. Had to replace 
Ford Fusion in Manitoba, Canada
Nov 2011 - Mar 2016
Dec 2011

1240 mi
TSB for intermittent delayed engagement into gear. 
Apr 2013

16700 mi
sunvisor clips loose 
Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2013
Jul 2011

5300 mi
Sync system stopped accepting voice commands. Dealer updated Sync software. 
Apr 2012

24000 mi
Slams into 3rd gear when cold. Retimed shift points. 
Nov 2012

40000 mi

US $95
Ticking noise when blower fan on low setting. Dealer first tells me 300+ for assy replacement, then finds TSB to replace fan only. Sadly out of warranty, so out of pocket. 
Ford Fusion in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2011 - Sep 2012
Jul 2011

2000 mi
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. 
Ford Fusion in California, United States
Oct 2010 - Jan 2016
Jun 2012

32000 mi
Heavy clunk when shifting from park into reverse or reverse into drive. Trunk weather seal falling off TPMS Failure 
Nov 2012

36500 mi
Rear window weather seal falling off again strut clunking 
Jan 2013

38700 mi
rear window trim 
Dec 2013

54000 mi
Fan assembly squeaked when running. 
Jan 2016

86000 mi

US $50
Wiring fault with check engine light. Ended up being a Bad O2 sensor even though code indicated wiring fault. 
Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

6000 mi
MIL Light on (check engine) - Codes P052, P052 - TSB 11-2-10, cleared codes. 
Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Jan 2011 - Feb 2013
Mar 2011

1000 mi
Thermostat stopped working, car overheated and check engine light came on. 
Feb 2012

9300 mi
Occasional Hard shifting 
Ford Fusion in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2016
Jun 2014

39000 mi

US $233
rear pads and rotors ruined at only 39,000 miles. fronts ok. 
Ford Fusion in New Hampshire, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2016
Jan 2014

44000 mi

US $300
New brake pads and rotors resurfaced 
Mar 2015

63000 mi
"Check fuel fill inlet" warning comes and goes intermittently, due to faulty sensor in capless fuel fill system. Did not repair. 
Mar 2016

78000 mi

US $200
Replaced faulty fuel filler neck 
Ford Fusion in Missouri, United States
Jan 2014 - Mar 2016
Jan 2014

28000 mi
Heater fan made high pitch noises. It was replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2014

35000 mi

US $150
Battery gone bad and burned out signal light. 
Apr 2015

42700 mi
Catalytic converter gone bad. Warranty replacement. 
Jun 2015

44000 mi

US $250
Shifter broken. It is going to cost $400 to replace it. I have been trying to convince Ford to pay for the replacement since it failed with only about 43,000 miles. So far it has not agreed to it. 
Jul 2015

44700 mi

US $150
idler pulley replaced. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford Fusion in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2013 - Apr 2016
Jun 2015

53320 mi

C $100
check engine, sensor check engine, sensor broken 
Ford Fusion in Texas, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2016
Oct 2015

58300 mi

US $290
The battery shorted out after 4 months of non-use sitting out in the Texas sun. 
Ford Fusion in Idaho, United States
Jun 2011 - Mar 2014
Nov 2011

6000 mi
Loud squeal from right rear disc brake. Dealer checked and found no apparent problem. Clean/adjusted and replaced both rear pads. Made comment that retaining clips appeared to have been redesigned on new pads. 
Ford Fusion in Mexico, Mexico
Nov 2013 - Jun 2016
Jan 2016

38840 mi

$300
The display showed "high motor temp". It was the motor wiring was shorting. The wiring was replaced. 
Jun 2016

40300 mi
It was impossible to shift to “P”. The car was turn-off in “N”, after that I wouldn’t start. The dealer reset it and it worked fine again. 

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2011 Ford Fusion 4-door

6-cylinder manual 2WD

Ford Fusion in Florida, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2014
Jan 2014

28000 mi
air would start cold then turn hot 

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2011 Ford Fusion Repair Histories

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