really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,371 miles

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problem #8

Jun 152017

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 100,400 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Ford Fusion. While driving 45 mph, the brake pedal was depressed and traveled to the floorboard. There were no warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was taken to kunes country Ford of antioch (104 il-173, antioch, il 60002, (847) 250-0238) to be diagnosed. The contact was informed that the brake master cylinder needed to be replaced. The brake master cylinder was replaced; however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was then re-diagnosed and the contact was informed that the hydraulic control unit needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired a second time. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The approximate failure mileage was 100,400.

- Lindenhurst, IL, USA

problem #7

Jan 302015


  • 98,558 miles
While applying break, pedal went to floor & car did not stop causing car to go through intersection. Inspected by Ford engineers & master cylinder replacement performed. Now >2 yrs later same issue has occurred, it is believed to be related to a known Ford problem R/T the hydrolic control unit that has been experienced by many others with this same vehicle as seen online.

- North Augusta, SC, USA

problem #6

Apr 012012

Fusion 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Ford Fusion the contact stated that while pulling into a parking space, the brakes malfunctioned when depressing the brake pedal causing the vehicle to crash into a pole. No injuries were reported and no police report was filed. The vehicle taken to the dealer where the failure was unable to duplicated. The failure reoccurred approximately 2 months later and the vehicle was taken back to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the braking clip failed. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000. Updated 02/21/17

- Holly, MI, USA

problem #5

Jan 242012


  • miles
Well what can I say my life flashed before my eyes I all most crashed my brakes failed to work about 1 inch from braking I knew I was not braking at all. I turned off the car while on 39mph and I pulled the emergency brake I have a Ford Fusion 2009. I now know how fast I can lose my life.

- Thousand Palms, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 082011

Fusion 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 25,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Ford Fusion. While driving 60 mph, he applied pressure to the brakes and they failed. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the contact was advised that the device that kept the wheels from locking had failed. The vehicle was repaired. The contact did not inform the manufacturer of the failure. The current and failure mileage was 25,000. Updated 05/04/11 updated 05/09/11

- Lakehills, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 012010


  • 37,000 miles
Rear brake calipers hanging up or dragging on 2009 Ford Fusion cause excessive heat and premature brake pad and rotor failure at 37,000 miles.

- Tobyhanna, PA, USA

problem #2

Aug 262009


  • 25,000 miles
1908 Ford Fusion rear braking system, brake pads must be replaced at 25,000 miles. Rear rotors must be turned. Ford Motor Company refuses to admit problems after call to review issue with my purchased Fusion in 2008. Loss of rear braking can lead to incident's, crashes and injury. Dealer implied that this is an ongoing problem with Taurus and Fusion.it is my understanding Taurus has been recalled for rear brake problems associated with faulty brake pads.

- Bolivar , OH, USA

problem #1

Apr 182009


  • 1,010 miles
Brake malfunction. During sudden stop causing collision.

- Apple Valley, CA, USA