Steering Problems of Ford Fusion - part 1

Ford Fusion owners have reported 1,381 problems related to steering (under the steering category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Fusion based on all problems reported for the Fusion.

car image   Steering problem of the 2010 Ford Fusion 1
Failure Date: 05/19/2018

While backing out of parking lot, power steering went out completely and a warning message appeared stating there was a power steering assist fault while beeping repeatedly. I turned the car off and on again and it returned to normal. A week later the same thing happened when backing out of another parking lot. This time it didn�t return to normal after turning the car on and off. The message remains and the car is unsafe and undrivable. I need my car and don�t have the $1500 to repair this safety issue. I know it�s been under investigation but when will it finally be recalled? luckily my teenagers weren�t driving. Please help!.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2015 Ford Fusion 2
Failure Date: 05/18/2018

Tl the contact owns a 2015 Ford Fusion. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 18v167000 (steering); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. Bommarito Ford (675 dunn rd, hazelwood, mo 63042, (314) 895-0600) was contacted and confirmed that the parts were not available after July of 2018 for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2015 Ford Fusion 3
Failure Date: 05/17/2018

2015 Ford Fusion 's' (epas) defect. 50,200 miles on odometer at time of occurrence. Vehicle was stationary. Fusion's 2. 5l engine (cold) would not start after being at rest for eight hours. Display depicted "power steering assist fault" and "service advance trac". Vehicle would not start, even with (proper) jump. All interior and exterior lighting was very bright. Towed to Ford dealership. I was told by service manager that battery was "going bad" and told of $2086. 00 fix to the epas (alone). I was not previously having any steering issues or concerns. Notified Ford inc. And was issued a "cas" case number and told to look for an email from them in two days with their resolution decision, if any. I am not optimistic. Vehicle was properly maintained and always garaged. Several of my service visits were at multiple Ford dealerships, so maybe that will help my case. A two thousand dollar repair, on a "garage kept" three year old car, with 50k miles, albeit out of 3/36 warranty, is simply not acceptable. Luckily, no one in my family was injured/killed by this defect. Sadly, Ford's refusal to acknowledge this problem will obviously cost lives down the road, due to epas failure, not to mention future sales.

car image   Steering problem of the 2012 Ford Fusion 4
Failure Date: 05/13/2018

Tl the contact owns a 2012 Ford Fusion. While driving at an unknown speed, the steering wheel seized and became difficult to steer. The dealer (astorg Ford-Lincoln of parkersburg, (304) 485-8585) was called and stated that there were no recalls for the failure. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 38,000.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2012 Ford Fusion 5
Failure Date: 05/12/2018

Tl the contact owns a 2012 Ford Fusion. While driving approximately 50 mph, the steering wheel seized and the power steering warning indicator illuminated. The contact coasted the vehicle over to the side of the road and powered off the engine. After waiting a while, the vehicle was restarted and able to drive normally. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or an independent mechanic for diagnostic or repairs. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15v340000 (steering). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 103,800.

car image   Steering problem of the 2011 Ford Fusion 6
Failure Date: 05/11/2018

The power steering went out while I was driving it and had to have it towed. The passager air bag light stay on.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2012 Ford Fusion 7
Failure Date: 05/11/2018

Driving approximately 25 mph, the "power steering assist fault" and "service advance track" warning messages displayed and the power steering suddenly malfunctioned. The steering wheel became difficult to turn. Turning vehicle off and back on has no effect. There is a recall for the issue dated 06/02/2015, number 15v340000 that is not covered for this vehicle VIN: 3fahp0ha3cr341348 this issue is identical to the above recall issue.

car image   Steering problem of the 2011 Ford Fusion 8
Failure Date: 05/10/2018

Occasionally powere steering goes out. Usually in slow speed, leaving driveway etc. I can stop the car, switch motor off, restart and it works. This started happening about 2 years ago. This morning power steering went out and would not restart. .

car image   Steering problem of the 2013 Ford Fusion 9
Failure Date: 05/07/2018

I was making a turn when my power steering went out and there was a message saying power steering assist fault. I took it to the car dealership where I had purchased my car and they said it was the electric power steering gear and I had researched that some previous cars had been recalled for that exact problem.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2012 Ford Fusion 10
Failure Date: 05/05/2018

Our power steering went out in the car without notice while driving on a highway. I know there has been a recall on power steering on other 2012 Ford Fusion, but when I put in my VIN it doesn't come up with this recall. This was very dangerous and we could have crashed.

car image   Steering problem of the 2012 Ford Fusion 11
Failure Date: 05/03/2018

Car made "popping" noise for a day or two from what seemed to be the front suspension. Then the warning light "service accutrack" came on, a few minutes late the warning "service power steering" came on. Power steering continued to work, although a little jerky, until I turned off the engine. When I restarted the car, the warning "service power steering now" came on and the power steering no longer worked.

car image   Steering problem of the 2011 Ford Fusion 12
Failure Date: 05/02/2018

This is the second complaint for the same problem involving power steering srafety. The first claim (#11062467) was filed 11-17-17. The message displayed on screen was (assault on power steering assembly. ) there was code u3000 48-08 run on 1. 20. 18, and could not identify the problem. I am now filing the second complaint on same problem re-occurred but under different message of (power steering assist fault). This was run thru code #u3000-49 on 5-18-18 and problem was identified and repaired. : repair: removed and replaced p/s gear asyn and reprogram p6m and set toe. Power steering gear asym for a total cost of $1,200. 41, including labor. I would like to be notified if there ever is a recall issued for this problem.

car image   Steering problem of the 2015 Ford Fusion 13
Failure Date: 05/01/2018

The contact owns a 2015 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number 18v167000 steering had exceeded a reasonable time for repaired. The contact stated that maxwell Ford 5000 south frontage road austin texas 78745 phone (512) 443-5055 advised that parts was unavailable for repair. The manufacturer was not contacted. Parts distribution disconnect. Li.

car image   Steering problem of the 2010 Ford Fusion 14
Failure Date: 04/30/2018

The steering system became very hard to steer. I took it to the dealer and he said it was the electrical steering system . No warranity coverage aand it was going to cost $1500. 00 . Although this has happen also in the new models and Ford has repaired the problem at no cost!!!.

car image   Steering problem of the 2011 Ford Fusion 15
Failure Date: 04/28/2018

I turn my car on and power steering shuts down. Eng light comes on stating power steering assist fault. I turn my car off try again it goes away. Started sat April 28 and has happened once a day. Monday did 3x in a row. Looked around under hood. Tuesday (today) nothing happened. Going to take to dealer but was told by previous owner did have problems like that and Ford dealer told her it was due to it being cold outside. It�s been great outside here in OH since it started doing this on me. Internet shows a safet recall for exact car but when I lookup my VIN there are no recalls for anything? what if my car stalls and causes a problem, are Ford Fusions actually known for steering issues like this or not.

car image   Steering problem of the 2010 Ford Fusion 16
Failure Date: 04/26/2018

Sudden loss of power steering while driving. Warning light came on at same time of failure. Luckily near home and driving at a slow rate of speed.

car image   Steering problem of the 2010 Ford Fusion 17
Failure Date: 04/26/2018

On an intermittent basis and at slow speeds, the car looses power steering. A diagnostic appears that says "power steering assist fault". Although the car has manual steering when this happens, it is extremely difficult to steer. The other day I was trying to pull into a parking space and this happened. I almost hit the adjacent car. In order to get power steering back, I need to turn off the engine and restart. I am concerned that someday I'll get into an accident if this happens at the wrong time. I notice that the power steering is cutting out more frequently as time goes on. This fault has increased in frequency and is now happening at least once every two weeks, in particular when I pull out of my driveway onto the street.

car image   Steering problem of the 2013 Ford Fusion 18
Failure Date: 04/26/2018

Lost steering has cracked ele drive motor on steering rack 10th one in our fleet of 50 the mounting ear is broke from corrosion or rust jacking all the cars we have the cowl leaks water on drive motor.

car image   Steering problem of the 2014 Ford Fusion 19
Failure Date: 04/25/2018

Making a right turn, going 5-10 miles per hour and all of the sudden I get a "service advancetrac" message along with "hill assist check" "check rear parking sensor" and it appeared an abs light and no air bags.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2011 Ford Fusion 20
Failure Date: 04/25/2018

Twice in the past week when starting the car the dashboard showed a "power steering fault" message and I had no power steering. Upon shutting off the car and restarting, the steering operated without incident. After doing some research I found that there was a massive recall of certain Ford motor company vehicles that exhibited the same issue. I contacted Ford customer service and was told that the recall affected vehicles manufactured between 9/7/2010 and 2/28/2012. My Fusion was built 8/2010. Customer service said they would "pass the message along to Ford. " I have an appointment at a local Ford dealer to address the issue but am concerned that if I have to replace the rack I'm facing a $2000 repair bill. If this is the same defect referred to in the recall, and I'm experiencing the same issue, why would I have to eat the cost of the repair (if needed) just because of a 30 day (or less) build date.

car image   Steering problem of the 2016 Ford Fusion 21
Failure Date: 04/25/2018

While driving through a subdivion, we came upon a sharp curb to the left. When we tried to turn the steering wheel to the left it would not move. The breaks were applied we slid off the road and hit a parked car. Deploying all air bags.

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car image   Steering problem of the 2013 Ford Fusion 22
Failure Date: 04/24/2018

Steering rack drive motor mounting ear cracked from corriosion or rust jacking this is the 9th one in our city fleet in a few months this is a safety problem someone will get hurt.

car image   Steering problem of the 2010 Ford Fusion 23
Failure Date: 04/24/2018

Power steering stopped working while backing out of driveway. Notice lit up on dash steering assist fault. Turned vehicle off and restarted which cleared message and power steering would operate. 2010 Fusion not included in recall for this failure. Was advised by Ford dealer d that since it happened once it would happen again. Do not feel safe driving vehicle. Will need to have repair at my expense since 2010 not covered by recall.

car image   Steering problem of the 2010 Ford Fusion 24
Failure Date: 04/22/2018

Power steering sensor came on. I turned off the stability assist button and drove home. After parking and attempting to drive the car again, the steering feels like it is resisting.

car image   Steering problem of the 2013 Ford Fusion 25
Failure Date: 04/19/2018

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Fusion. While driving various speeds, the steering wheel seized and the check engine indicator illuminated. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and referred the contact to the dealer. The dealer was not called. The failure was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 28,221.



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