really awful
Crashes / Fires:
24 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
13 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,801 miles

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problem #311

Jul 022022


  • miles
There is a recall for some vehicles manufactured near the time of this particular vehicle-€™s manufactured date for the ABS control unit. The valves stick causing unsafe breaking conditions. This particular vehicle exhibits the same behavior as described in the recall but this VIN is not showing up as one of the recalled vehicles for this problem. It is recall 19V904000 issued on December 12, 2019.

- Overland Park, KS, USA

problem #310

Jun 282022


  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that while depressing the brake pedal, it traveled to the floorboard causing the emergency brake to have to be used. The vehicle had not been taken to the dealer to be diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

- Palos Park, IL, USA

problem #309

May 252022


  • miles
The same problem as safety recall19S54. My brake pedal went mushy and falls under the same exact problems that the safety recall is for. My vehicle however is not included in the recall

- Queen Creek, AZ, USA

problem #308

Apr 122022


  • miles
When driving I am having to push my break peddle to the floor in order for my breaks to finally activate and begin to slow the car down if breaks will work at all at time. This is intermittent but is happening more often and has almost causing multiple wrecks. I was told it is the Hydraulic Control Module by a multiple professionals. This is also recalled on 2010 Ford Fusion models but does not include vehicle at the moment.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #307

Jun 202022


  • miles
I believed my 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid MFG date: 08/09 fall under Recall NHTSA 19V904000. However, I did not receive any letter notification and/ or notice. I called the dealership and they-€™re asking for $200 something for diagnose then go from there. Is there anyway can confirm that my car under the recall so I get fix without any charge? I-€™m leaving on budget, cannot afford on anything else. Please find the attached pictures.

- Morgan Hill, CA, USA

problem #306

Jun 032022


  • miles
I was driving down the road the other day in my 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid and my brakes suddenly didn't work. I got the big red flashing message on the dashboard to check the braking system. I had to really stomp on the brake pedal to get it to stop. Very concerning. I had a mechanic come to me and first checked the brake fluid which was still full. But he said it was thicker than it should be, gel like. He then ran the computer scan on it and found that the brake control system showed a fault indicating a valve stopped working or was stuck open or something. He checked it for an open recall suspecting it would be covered by the Ford 19S54 recall and only found some airbag recall issue. But the recall, that was issued just a few years ago, didn't come up because apparently it only covered vehicles made up through July 2009. Mine was made in I think November 2009. Not that many months apart and given that it exhibited the EXACT same behavior as the recall indicates, it seems it really should be extended to cover my car.

- Apache Junction, AZ, USA

problem #305

Jun 102022


  • miles
Hello, Around 3 years ago, I found out that Ford had a recall on 2010 Fusion for the brakes but my VIN # was not included. About a year and a half ago, I took my car to the shop because my brakes and rotors needed replaced. The mechanic called me to say even though they were all replaced, i still have to push the pedal to floor to stop but there was a recall on your make and model and to contact Ford. I then told him that when I checked a few years ago, it did not qualify. He then called Ford himself and was told the same thing. It cost us almost $900 to repair. Now only a little over a year later, the brakes are very bad and I-€™m asking that you please relook at VIN #-€™s. It scared me so bad today when I had to suddenly stop and all I heard was grinding and almost rear ended the car in front of me. It made me want to email you to find out if my car can fixed. This problem also causes wear and tear to happen faster because I should not have to replace them already after a short this period of time. Can you please re evaluate my car for the recall and also assistance with repairing the brakes and rotors? I do have the receipt from a licensed shop showing the repair I did already I can send too. Please advise. Thank you so much in advance for your time and help. I truly appreciate it!!

- Westland, MI, USA

problem #304

Nov 222021

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 150,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Fusion. The contact stated while his spouse was driving 35 MPH, the vehicle experienced brake failure. The contact stated there was no warning light illuminated. The vehicle was driven back to the residence. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was informed of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

problem #303

May 132022


  • miles
I was driving and tried to stop and all my light came on dealing with my breaks. I replaced the brakes pads and that didn-€™t work. So I took it to the shop and they said that my ABS is out

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #302

Mar 162022

Fusion 4-cyl

  • miles
About a month and half ago, I began experiencing issues with my brakes. They just would need to be pressed on more than the norm. I had the front brake pads replaced and still experienced the problem. I then took it to my local mechanic and they stated that the ABS module was faulty and needs to be replaced. I have experienced near crash incidents because of this.

- Mission Hills, CA, USA

problem #301

Apr 262022


  • miles
Braking system just went down in middle of coming to stop sign. All lights for entire brakes system displayed. Abs went down. advance trac lights, wrench lights, Brake lights, Abs Lights, Anti slip lights, and no power in system to barely stop. Almost went into intersion before stopping with brakes to the floor.

- York, PA, USA

problem #300

Apr 042022


  • miles
I was driving one night leaving my aunt-€™s house, as I-€™m exiting her apartment complex I noticed my car was rolling into the car while my foot was on the brake. I started to pump the brakes and nothing happened. I put the car in reverse and i mashed the brake to floor so I could stop the car. Once I put the car back in drive to exit, I started to proceed down the street and I came to a stop sign but my car too entirely too long to stop. There were no lights on in the dash. There was brake fluid in the car. The brake pads were in perfect condition. The brakes failed without any warning. I have changed the brake pads and bled them. I have replaced the master cylinder. I found out that there isn-€™t any issue with the booster. I replaced the ABS control module, nothing has changed. Still no brakes. I found out that this issue was fixed before I bought this car from the previous owner in late 2020 & it costed them about $1500 to fix. The car is not even worth that much. I did research and I found out that this is a common issue among 2010 Ford Fusions and there was a recall on the car back in December of 2019. Ford Motor Co. started sending letters out in January of 2020, obviously the recall window was not open very long. I contacted Ford about this issue and the only thing I was told was take it to the dealer and I-€™m like how when I can-€™t drive the car. Also, I-€™ve called every Ford dealer to ask for an quote to see how much it is to fix the issue and I was told I cannot receive an quote unless they can physically look at the car. I really how Ford does another recall before someone gets killed in a crash or seriously injured. This is totally ridiculous and I am disgusted with car.

- Jackson, MS, USA

problem #299

Apr 182022


  • miles
I was driving my 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid and as I was approaching a red signal light I applied pressure to my brakes and seen my dash alert me of my ABS system failing and my advanced Trac needs to be serviced due to my brakes not working properly I was almost involved in a serious collision. i had to pull on my e brakes to prevent injury, in result off I pulled off into the nearest lot and called a tow truck to take me and my vehicle to the dealership I was given a crazy repair charge and i was doing some research and i seen a recall for this issue, however i was advised that my VIN does not have any recalls. This is unsafe and needs to be addressed.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #298

Apr 212022


  • miles
The brake pedal went almost all the way down before brakes engaged. The brakes did not seem as effective in stopping. There was a risk of rolling into traffic or crashing into another car because I could not stop. Several warning lights come on including messages to "inspect brake system" and "Service advancetrac". A ford dealership has inspected the car and recommends replacing the Hydraulic Control Unit and the ABS Module. They say it is not covered under any recall.

- Reseda, CA, USA

problem #297

Apr 022022


  • miles
I got warning messages for my brake system and AdvanceTrac system which is the ECS in 2010 Ford Fusion. This resulted in an almost complete loss of braking power. For the second time in the past 4 months, I've gotten simultaneous brake warning lights and service advancetrac warning lights when travelling <15mph. It also happened once about 3 or so years ago. This has resulted in an almost complete loss of braking power. I fully depress the brake pedal and the car barely slows down. I had to pull the ebrake the first time so I didn't roll through a stop sign into an intersection. It is incredibly dangerous. What if I was going faster" What if there was heavy traffic, a child in the street? If I was in a parking lot" This is death or injury waiting to happen. After turning the car off and on again, the warning lights go away and the brake system is back to normal. I have not taken it to the dealer yet. There is a recall for 2006-2010 Ford Fusions for a sticking ABS valve but my car was not included in that recall. Ford needs to recall ALL 2010-2012 Fusions for this problem.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #296

Mar 302022


  • miles
While driving the brake pedal will go all the way down and not braking the car, I have to press harder to start slowing down Brake pedal has almost no pressure and its really hard to break, I read there was a recall over this issue on some cars, but I have not received any recall notice regarding this

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #295

Mar 232022


  • miles
A sudden problem happened when to make the brakes on our 2010 Fusion Hybrid work the pedal had to be pressed all the way to the floor. No warning lights came on until the problem surfaced. The warning lights say to check the AdvanceTrac system and the Brake sytem. The car was suddenly unsafe to drive, because if we had to brake quickly we would not be able to do so. A local Ford Service Shop said the HCU and ABS systems need replacing and will cost at least $2,400. This issue is similar to one that was subject to a recall, but our vehicle was not included in that recall. The car is at the Ford shop awaiting parts for repair.

- Port Orchard, WA, USA

problem #294

Mar 162019


  • miles
No break pressure. I haven't been able to drive the car for about 2 year. Spent to much money trying to get it fixed. Booster x 2, master cylinder x 2 and abs modulator. Fusion has 83000 miles.

- Orangeburg, SC, USA

problem #293

Mar 062022


  • miles
Car is a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. With no prior warning, brakes went out and the brake pedal went all the way to the floor with almost no stopping power whatsoever. Dealer wants $2000 for ABS Module and HCU replacement. Ford has a warranty on this for some 2006-2010 models, so I don't know why my car is not covered under this warranty if it's happening to my car too.

- Corpus Christi, TX, USA

problem #292

Feb 282022


  • miles
Brake pedal go's soft and down to the floor after ant-lock brakes are activated. Dealer may have unstuck a valve when bleeding the brakes which temporarily fixed the issue until anti-brakes were activated again and the brakes were soft again.

- Mequon, WI, USA

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