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2008 Ford Fusion repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (14%)

Other (11%)

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2008 Ford Fusion body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (19%)

< $100 (75%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

3000 mi I had them replace one of the small clips that holds the front bumper cover so it would not stick out (I was being picky). 
3000 mi Paint on exterior entry keypad was blemished. Passenger's air bag door on dash is warped and rippled. Dealer realigned and said that warp will disappear when door is heated by the sun. 
59600 mi

US $2100
Moon roof track was broken and motor contained plastic shards from the track. 
92000 mi

US $45
door handle on dr. side broke 
27000 mi Driver's side seat bolster has collapsed, causing the leather/ette cover material to rip and tear prematurely. Tear spot does not come into human contact. Told Ford would not cover it even though under the 3/36 bumper-2-bumper warranty. 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

22940 mi noise when window going down on drivers side, repaired with tsb for known concern. no charge to customer 
4960 mi Rear passenger cushion behind driver unable to support weight of occupant, deformation occurs that does not immediately dissipate when occupant exits seat. Advised by service adviser that although issue noted, unsure if can be fixed. 
16700 mi warped cowl 
29000 mi Leather on driver's seat cracked and split open 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

74400 mi

US $45
The driver door handle cracked at approximately 74,000 miles and was replaced shortly after. Very simple D.I.Y. job in my opinion. 
36300 mi Sunroof failure 
36500 mi

US $180
driver door inside handle - mechanism broke (spring-like break inside door). Dealer would not cover repair, just outside 36,000 mile warranty. 
45600 mi

US $100
Driver interior door handle broke, apparently a some what common problem. Bought a replacement off amazon and fixed myself 
27400 mi Drivers side front seat, left side upright cushion side bolster disintegrated at seam, was replaced. 
5580 mi Shop damaged B-pillar cover when removing seat. New appointment in January to replace pillar cover. 
27280 mi Driver's side external window trim peeling away at top of window. 
11000 mi The center pieces of the Sport Appearance Package wheels were oxidizing. They were replaced. 
28000 mi Replaced a slightly corroded hubcap. 
51000 mi

US $200
Sunroof wouldn't 'seat' properly when closed. Determined that the frame was cracked. Replaced no charge under extended warranty 

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2008 Ford Fusion Body Problems

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