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2006 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (9%)

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2006 Ford Fusion transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (26%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (48%)

< $100 (9%)

Chart based on 23 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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2006 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

53000 mi Transmission slipping. Car went to shop and parts were ordered. They will be installed (new transmission) next week. Not under warranty. 
75000 mi

US $465
Transmission slipping--cooling lines had to be replaced 
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

104000 mi

US $1300
Clutch went out. Throwout bearing failed. 
90000 mi

US $1750
complete rebuild of transmission assembly and casing 
99000 mi

US $500
front passenger side CV boot torn causing metal rub and major squeak... had to replace whole axle because you can't buy just the boot 
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 
26000 mi The button to release the shifter did not pop out, leaving the shifter free to move up and down. 
33000 mi Loose shift selector control handle. 
14000 mi 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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2006 Ford Fusion Transmission Problems

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