Ford Fusion owners have reported 6 problems related to throttle control warning light on (under the vehicle speed control 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.
Service engine light remained on along with throttle wrench light. . . Car shaking little power. . . . Pulled over ,restart car lights still on , slow drive and shaky ride home. .
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Tl- the contact owns a 2006 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle stalled with the check engine light and electronic throttle control warning indicators illuminating on the vehicles instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the electronic throttle body had failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 159,070. Wh.
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Vehicle stalled without warning in heavy traffic. Pulled off, restarted. Resumed normal operation. Stalled again. Restarted again. Began stalling at lights. Had to trim gas pedal while stopped to keep running. Car stalls on acceleration b/w 2nd and 3rd gear (6 speed manual). When car stalls while underway, major shudder occurs. Has gone into limp mode but after restart will be normal operationally for a short time and then without warning cut out. Extremely dangerous situation, in particular when accelerating from a stop or into traffic or if successful doing that, stalling without warning at speed and with cars/trucks bearing down on you. At one of the above stalls, had tractor trailer bearing down on me without an ability to remove the car from road in that particular area. Throttle body codes p2111 and p2112 indicating bad throttle body. Very common occurrence apparently among the 2010 through 2012 Ford Fusions. Requesting a recall and reimbursement for throttle body which I have replaced.
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Stopped at an intersection and went to accelerate and had no throttle control the wrench light came on. Car idled through intersection and rolled into gas station. When I then turned it off and then restarted it and the wrench light was gone. Car seemed fine for approximately two weeks, and then the same thing happened again. This is a very big safety issue.
As I was driving down the road, my vehicle "stalled" ('limp" home mode) for no reason, the transmission/throttle control indicator light appeared on the instrument panel. I safely pulled the car over, as I slowed down the vehicle began to "gerk". The only way I was able to stop this was by putting the car in park and shutting off the engine. This happened after I had been on the road for about 15-20 min. I pulled back on to the road and a very short time later it happened again. I pulled over, shut the car off and started it back up and again it was "fine" (operational). I then made it the rest of the way home. This happened late on a Saturday evening of labor day weekend. I took the car to the dealership on Tuesday and on my way there it went into "limp home mode" 4 times in a 7 mile commute. Ford did a diagnostic test and informed me that it would need a new throttle body. I am waiting to hear from Ford if they are going to cover the expense as this is a known issue. The Ford dealership told me it would be $460. 00 +tax to perform the repair.
The contact owns a 2012 Ford Fusion. The contact was driving 60 mph when the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was able to be restarted after the failure and the throttle light illuminated after the failure occurred. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the dealer confirmed that the throttle needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not contacted. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 39,000 and the current mileage was 44,000. Updated 05/31/lj.
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|Vehicle Speed Control problems||
|Car Accelerates On Its Own problems||
|Cruise Control problems||
|Car Throttle Stuck problems||
|Fail To Accelerate problems||
|Accelerator Stuck problems||
|Throttle Control Warning Light On problems||
|Car Slowed Down On Its Own problems||
|Accelerator Pedal problems||
|Speed Control Springs problems||