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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 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (40%)

$100 - $499 (20%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 10 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

75940 mi

C $800
I lost almost all transmission fluid. The indication was a burnt smell in the car. Was able to take the car to the dealer. They change tubes running from the transmission to radiator and did flushing transmission for 800$. Transmission saved 
125000 mi

US $700
Left halfshaft was replaced as well due to torn boots. 
89000 mi

US $550
Transmission lines were badly corroded and were leaking. All three lines were replaced. 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

96100 mi

C $2000
Transfer case or Power Transfer unit, does not have a drain plug, this is not considered a serviceable part. The only way this can be changed is to remove the part and turn it upside down at 5.5hrs mechanic labour. OEM 1600-2000, wrecker $500 Driveshaft, bad ujoint, again ujoints are not replaceable and you have to buy another driveshaft. OEM 1600, aftermarket 800 Do not buy a ford AWD in the 130km and up range, you are asking for this repair! I know this is my last ford! 
76400 mi

US $829
Replaced rear driveshaft due to failed front carrier bearing. 
135000 mi

US $350
Leaking trans pan gasket. Replace trans pan gasket flush system, and replace filter. 
38000 mi Carrier bearing failed on the driveshaft (AWD). Entire driveshaft was replaced as a result. 
29140 mi Moaning noise under power coming from behind driver. Diagnosed by Ford mechanic as a bad hanger bearing, drivershaft replaced, one day wait on parts. 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

71000 mi

US $3000
Lemon car all the way around. Had been noticing problems with the transmission when first bought car and under warranty. 2,000mi out of warr and transmission blew. Ford would not honor their part. We paid...they don't care. Will never buy Ford again. 

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2008 Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

68800 mi

US $320
Torn CV Boot 

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2008 Ford Fusion Transmission Problems

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