The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2010 Ford Fusion, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Electronic Throttle Body Malfunction

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE13003

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: February 21, 2013
    • Date Closed: February 28, 2014
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Power Steering Failure

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA17004

    • Status:
      PENDING
    • Date Opened: November 20, 2017
    • Date Closed: N/A
    • Recall: No recall yet

    Component(s): Steering
    Steering:Electric Power Assist System
    Steering:Rack And Pinion
    Steering:Rack And Pinion:Rack

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: Power Steering Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE16011

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 28, 2016
    • Date Closed: December 25, 2017
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Steering
    Steering:Electric Power Assist System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: Electric power steering failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE14030

    Component(s): Steering:Electric Power Assist System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: Fleet Vehicle Recall Completion Audit

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #AQ10001

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: November 18, 2010
    • Date Closed: December 28, 2015
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Unknown Or Other

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  6. INVESTIGATION: Floor mat interference with accelerator

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA12009

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control
    Vehicle Speed Control:Accelerator Pedal

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  7. INVESTIGATION: Accel Pedal Interference - Acc Floormat

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE10019

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: May 28, 2010
    • Date Closed: January 11, 2013
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Accelerator Pedal

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  8. INVESTIGATION: Wheel Mounting Stud Fracture

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA11009

    Component(s): Wheels:Lugs/Nuts/Bolts

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  9. INVESTIGATION: Wheel Stud Fracture

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE11003

    Component(s): Wheels:Lugs/Nuts/Bolts

    Summary: There is no summary currently available