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2012 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

Chart based on 78 repairs.
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2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2011 - Feb 2014
Mar 2012

4000 mi
vehicle is not shifting correctly, slamming gears and over revving between shifts vehicle still not shifting properly, data recorder was installed then removed after a few weeks. 
Oct 2012

21300 mi
sunroof was rattling, headliner was adjusted the cooling fan bearing was squeaking and the blower fan was chirping both parts replaced 
Ford Fusion in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2012 - Dec 2013
Mar 2013

34100 mi
transmission seal defect, transmission was leaking 
Dec 2013

46500 mi
transmission seal again!! on warranty 

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2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in Alberta, Canada
May 2012 - Sep 2014
Aug 2012

2320 mi
Loss of power steering, known EPAS issue, steering box replaced under warranty 
Aug 2014

36600 mi
Recall for carb. I had a few instances where when I accelerated it bogged down that I was unsure of the cause... when the recall came in it seemed to fit. 

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2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in California, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2014
Sep 2012

4000 mi
Sun roof wouldn't open.They had to order a new motor for the sunroof.Day 2 was a Friday.Monday the motor sitill hadn't arrived finally on day 4 it was installed.Car was returned with soiled finger prints in 6 different areas. 
Ford Fusion in Delaware, United States
Jan 2012 - Oct 2012
Apr 2012

4000 mi
Erractic shifting/slipping. Reprogrammed powertrain computer 
Oct 2012

12000 mi
Erratic shifting, shift flares harsh shifts. 
Ford Fusion in New Jersey, United States
May 2012 - Apr 2014
Jan 2013

9300 mi
Windshield was defective from factory. 

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2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Oregon, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2015
Oct 2012

6670 mi
Transmission adjustment 
Feb 2013

10700 mi
Transmission software adjustment 
Sep 2013

16000 mi
Automatic transmission not shifting correctly. 
Nov 2013

24000 mi
Automatic transmission not shifting correctly 
Ford Fusion in Florida, United States
Feb 2012 - Oct 2014
May 2012

4000 mi
Turned rear rotors. The rear rotors had the equivalent of 20k miles of wear at delivery! Ford would not replace them despite my insistence. I urge new car buyers to look over items like brake rotors and REFUSE delivery if something is wrong. 
Oct 2014

24000 mi
Center console AC vents replaced. 
Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Jan 2012 - Dec 2013
Mar 2012

1000 mi
Airbag deploy light comes on and stays on for most trips. Happened frequently, then infrequently, then seldom. Dealer reset memory code, but could not determine problem. Dealer said drive until stays on, then callback for service appt. 
Sep 2012

6200 mi
Replacement of driver's airbag clock spring, after airbag deploy dash light came back on again daily for over a week. Dealer pulled 'live' code to determine, part to be replaced. Replacement of driver's airbag clock spring, after airbag deploy dash light came back on again daily for over a week. Dealer pulled 'live' code to determine, part to be replaced. Covered 100% under warranty. 
Ford Fusion in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2015
Apr 2012

11300 mi
Harsh shift 1-2, slipping and flaring 2-3 and 3-4 despite application of TSB 12-3-7 Failure of valve body due to worn regulator valve bore. Total rebuild with replacement of all clutches, gaskets, and seals, including foward, reverse, overdrive clutches and final drive seal. Vehicle in shop for 21+ days. 
Sep 2012

18000 mi
Further work up for harsh 1-2 shift, now only when cold. Vehicle pressured tested and passed. PCM update applied. 50 percent improvement. 
Aug 2013

31000 mi
Continued harsh 1-2, flared 2-3, and other shift quality issues. 
Aug 2014

46000 mi

US $200
Battery died with less than 36 months service life. Note car extremely hard to jump start, requires a V6 to get enough juice. It is a big 4, so I'm not surprised. 

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2012 Ford Fusion Repair Histories

110 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Ford Fusion. 35 of these members (31.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 78 repairs to 2012 Ford Fusions--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

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