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2016 Ford Fusion Reliability Ratings

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2016 Ford Fusion Recalls

There have been 8 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH Recall Date: 03/22/2020
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Fiesta, 2014-2016 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles sold, or ever registered in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 288110
  • Consequence: A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and Ford or Lincoln dealers will replace the side door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 15, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S15.
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 20S15
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 20V177000
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM Recall Date: 08/28/2019
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, 2015-2016 Ford Edge, and 2016 Lincoln MKX vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Road salt or other contaminants may corrode the electric power steering gear motor attachment bolts.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 116160
  • Consequence: If the bolts corrode, the steering gear motor may detach from the gear housing resulting in a loss of power steering assist, requiring a greater steering effort, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear motor bolts and apply a wax sealer. If any of the steering gear motor attachment bolts are broken or missing, a new steering gear will be installed in the vehicle. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S26.
  • Dates of Manufacture: AUG 13, 2012 to JUN 27, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 19S26
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V632000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT Recall Date: 05/12/2019
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.5 liter engines. The bushing that attaches the transmission shifter cable to the transmission may degrade over time and cause the bushing to detach from the transmission. The condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 259182
  • Consequence: If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall began September 10, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S16. Note: Owners are directed to use the parking brake until the recall remedy repairs can be made. This recall is an expansion of 18V471.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 08, 2012 to APR 03, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 19S16
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V362000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT Recall Date: 07/15/2018
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Ford Escape, and 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles, equipped with six-speed automatic transmissions. The bushing that attaches the transmission shifter cable to the transmission may degrade over time and cause the bushing to detach from the transmission. The condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 504182
  • Consequence: If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall began September 20, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S20. Note: Owners are directed to use the parking brake until the recall remedy repairs can be made.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 14, 2013 to AUG 30, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 18S20
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V471000
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR Recall Date: 03/11/2018
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion vehicles. The steering wheel retaining bolt may loosen allowing the steering wheel to detach while driving.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1301986
  • Consequence: A steering wheel detachment can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S08.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 24, 2013 to MAR 01, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 18S08
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V167000
SEAT BELTS:FRONT Recall Date: 12/04/2016
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured November 2, 2012, to July 31, 2014, and 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured November 14, 2012, to July 31, 2014. In the event of a crash, heat from the deployment of a seat belt pretensioner may cause a front seat belt anchor cable to fail.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 603392
  • Consequence: If the driver or front passenger seatbelt cables cannot properly restrain the front seat occupants, they would be at an increased risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable, free of charge. The recall began May 16, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S42.
  • Dates of Manufacture: NOV 01, 2012 to JUL 30, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 16S42
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V875000
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE Recall Date: 04/26/2016
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured from March 10, 2016, through March 16, 2016. The front driver seat track assembly's rear riser may have been improperly welded to the seat track rail, and as a result, the driver may not be adequately restrained in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 207, "Seating Systems" and 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 39
  • Consequence: An improperly welded driver seat riser may fail to adequately restrain the driver during crash, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Ford quarantined the affected vehicles at dealerships prior to their sale. Dealers will replace the front driver seat track rail, free of charge. The recall began on May 19, 2016. Ford's number for this recall is 16C05.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 09, 2016 to MAR 15, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 16C05
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V250000
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE Recall Date: 09/30/2015
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured September 3, 2015, to September 13, 2015, and 2016 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured September 3, 2015, to September 12, 2015. The affected vehicles have a fuel tank that may have insufficent wall thickness. As a result, the fuel tanks may crack in the event of a crash and thus the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 658
  • Consequence: A fuel tank that cracks may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C11.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 02, 2015 to SEP 12, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 15C11
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V618000

2016 Ford Fusion Warranty

Warranty information last updated: 3/7/19

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