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Ford Fusion Transmission Problems

1066 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Ford Fusion. 86 of these members (8.1%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 129 transmission repairs to Ford Fusions--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Ford Fusion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1099 repairs.

Ford Fusion transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 46 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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2007 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

50000 mi   Coudy transmission fluid. Occassional harsh shift. Per Ford TSB internal transmission component changed and PCM reprogrammed. Car was driving OK when dropped off, but the transmission fluid was very dirty. 

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2007 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

19000 mi   Transmission abruptly downshifts at time. Dealer could not find anything wrong. 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

35340 mi C $180 Transmission shift between 1 and 2, in traffic was slipping or grabbing. New flash update and changed fluid (just to be sure). 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

11000 mi   The grease used in the cv joints freezes below 20 deg so they replaced both axles. 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

17000 mi   Replaced transmission 
14000   transmission range finder was faulty causing transmission and engine to rev at high speeds. 

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2006 Ford Fusion 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

11000 mi   Upon starting the car, the gear shifter would not come out of park. This was accompanied by a strange combination of lights on the instrument cluster. Car would run, everything seemed to work, but it would not leave park. Email 2-8-2007: another trip where didn't fix transmission issue; two others where not actually written up, just disconnect and reconnect battery. See above See above 

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