Rodent Damage to Soy-Based Wire Coating
Newer Ford vehicles use an electrical wire coating that is a more eco-friendly, soy-based material. But maybe it's a little too eco-friendly? There's been an uptick in owner complaints about rodents using the coating as a chew toy and causi…Continue reading article "Rodent Damage to Soy-Based Wire Coating"
Power Steering (EPAS) Failure
Power steering is one of those things you don't think about until it's gone. And owners of Ford cars with electronic power assisted steering (EPAS) are thinking about it all the damn time, if you catch my drift.Continue reading article "Power Steering (EPAS) Failure"
What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- loss of steering in the 2013 Fusion Energi
- battery, carplay, and radio not working in the 2017 Fusion Energi
- weak windshield in the 2015 Fusion Energi
- premature brake failure in the 2014 Fusion Energi
- battery keeps dying in the 2017 Fusion Energi
What Breaks the Most
1st Generation (2013–2019) Fusion Energi Key Numbers
Ford is recalling over 2,100 Fusion Energi sedans to prevent accidental electrocutions.
There are small gaps behind an access panel that allow for physical contact with an uncovered, high-voltage fuse. Engineers made the shocking discovery while inspecting the 2019 model year. To meet federal safety standards (and to stop frying its customers) Ford will install better covers starting on April 1st.keep reading article "Engineers Made a Shocking Discovery About the 2019 Fusion Energi"