I feel as if this is a problem that Ford should face and should do an official recall on. Mechanically, the Lincoln shares its key components with its siblings. Interior is great in leather and the dashboard is more European than the '05 - '07 models. I did some researching online and found that hundreds of thousands of people have the same problem Ford is not fixing this malfunction. Fortunately the Ford Fusion 2 1. He considered this to be a manufacturer defect. Pkg Pkg Engine, Zetec 2.
My son and his wife are happy with the purchase. Just did the brakes for first time, Nothing else on the whole car replaced. When I put my key in the ignition the key doesn't go in the key hole smoothly once all the way in it wont turn. There is a know defect with the ignition switch which is made with inferior metal parts in the ignition lock. I will not purchase another Ford if these issues are not recalled. We have to wait until next week when we can affords the repairs. Inside, the Fusion is the first Ford car to benefit from the tasteful styling and outstanding fit and finish that have impressed everyone in the Ford F-series pickups.
The manual shifter feels smooth. Secondly, the trunk latch doesn't close properly and I have to use my remote to reopen the mechanism in order to get it to close. He guided us through every single step after that. I am back to square one. The contact stated while trying to start the vehicle, the key would not turn in the ignition.
It had to be repaired through destructive disassembly, ie the cylinder lock needed to be drilled and replaced. The Rest of the Fusion Family Mercury Milan When the Fusion starts arriving in Ford showrooms this fall, Mercury dealers will get their own version of the car called the Milan. These cars, while exceptionally sound mechanically, were about as sexy as corrective headgear. All three cars have been successful, but none of them hit the meat of the sedan market, exemplified by the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. It has the winter package with heated seats, they need a low setting they get too hot. The geometry is identical to the Mazda's, and most of the pieces would interchange, although the Fusion uses unique springs, shocks, and anti-roll bars. Doing so roughly doubles the 16 cubic feet of trunk space, which is regularly shaped, nicely finished, and uncompromised by intruding trunklid hinges.
Handling is second to none. The failure mileage was 77,139 and the current mileage was 77,673. Roughly a year after its introduction, the Zephyr will get an all-new 3. A five-speed automatic is optional. This is poor service esp coming from a large vehicle company like Ford.
The most recent one is an 04 svt 3 door. The Fusion will be trickling into showrooms as you read this. Also let down by whiney power steering and a noisy engine. After repeated attempts, the contact banged on the key and the vehicle started. The cause of the failure was the ignition switch. I removed the key once the new alternator was installed.
The future versions of ford fusion saw an addition of diesel engines along with 1. The task of taking on those two perennial bestsellers and comparison-test winners falls to the car on these pages, the Ford Fusion. Even though it has been released for nearly a decade the current owners are still happy with its performance. General Comments: Nice car to drive, mainly due to the driving position. The 2004 Ford fusion is a four door mid size sedan that can accommodate upto five passengers. Has a basic, unattractive and plasticy dashboard. The ford fusion is a stretched vertically version of ford fiesta mini.
My car is fully loaded and the Recaro seats make me fell very secure. Most buttons and switches are large and easy to find. Of course the warranty just ran out we're at about 38,000 miles. This new sedan will share much of the Fusion's sheetmetal but will get distinct front- and rear-end treatments and the characteristic Mercury waterfall grille. The combination of the V-6 and six-speed automatic delivers decent performance, and the Aisin-Warner F21 gearbox shifts smoothly and intelligently. The future models have also been equipped with new set of alloy wheels, updated front and rear lights and newly designed dashboard. Steering wheel and ignition cylinder were locked up and could not be moved.
The Ford Fusion is available in red, navy blue, silver, charcoal black and oxford white. The center console gets in the way of the shift lever. The failure did not recur. I have had to call back the dealer a few times over past week for minor details and he has been johnny on the spot and helpful in any way that he could. . It has progressively gotten worse, and has taken up to 5 minutes to get the key into the ignition and to turn.