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Ford Fusion Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

1007 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford Fusion. 138 of these members (13.7%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 106 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Ford Fusions--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

Don't infer 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 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

24% of the Ford Fusion repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 17% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 909 repairs.

Ford Fusion transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Fusion transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 26% cost less than $100, 30% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 12% between $1000 and $2499, and 9% more than $2500.

Chart based on 43 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 Ford Fusion Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Fusion in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 7000    
50000 0 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

Ford Fusion in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 0    
19000 0 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

Ford Fusion in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 33480    
35340 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

Ford Fusion in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 5000    
11000 0 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

Ford Fusion in Alaska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 18000    
18300 0 Replaced transmission 
 
Ford Fusion in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2006 0    
14000 0 transmission range finder was faulty causing transmission and engine to rev at high speeds. 
77000  

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2006 Ford Fusion 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 7000    
11000 0 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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