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2012 Ford Fusion Problems and Repair Histories

79 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Ford Fusion. 21 of these members (26.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 45 repairs to 2012 Ford Fusions--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Ford Fusion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Ford Fusion problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 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 2012 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

7% of the 2012 Ford Fusion repairs were to the engine, 36% to the transmission, 2% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 45 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Fusion in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 0    
4000 0 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. 
21300 0 sunroof was rattling, headliner was adjusted the cooling fan bearing was squeaking and the blower fan was chirping both parts replaced 
26000  
Ford Fusion in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 21700    
34100 0 transmission seal defect, transmission was leaking 
46500 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 0    
2320 0 Loss of power steering, known EPAS issue, steering box replaced under warranty 
22320  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 3000    
4000 0 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. 
10000  
Ford Fusion in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 0    
9300 0 Windshield was defective from factory. 
28000  
Ford Fusion in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
4000 0 Erractic shifting/slipping. Reprogrammed powertrain computer 
12000 0 Erratic shifting, shift flares harsh shifts. 

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2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Fusion in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 0    
4000 0 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. 
18000  
Ford Fusion in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 10000    
11300 0 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. 
18000 0 Further work up for harsh 1-2 shift, now only when cold. Vehicle pressured tested and passed. PCM update applied. 50 percent improvement. 
31000 0 Continued harsh 1-2, flared 2-3, and other shift quality issues. 
39000  
Ford Fusion in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
1000 0 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. 
8500 0 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. 
 

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2012 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford Fusion in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 0    
11000 0 Airbag deploy dash light stayed on with passenger in seat. Neither dealer or Ford Co. gave satisfactory explanation as to why this happens, Problem reported to NHTSA/ODI. Waiting for answer. 
21000  

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