Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
10 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
15 / 1
Average Mileage:
52,913 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Ford Fusion seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2007 Ford Fusion:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2007 Ford Fusion Owner Comments (Page 4 of 5)

« Read the previous 20 complaints

problem #27

Oct 242014


  • 68,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that a bulge developed on the front passenger air bag. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 68,000.

- Evergreen Park, IL, USA

problem #26

Sep 022013


  • 126,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated continuously. The contact also stated that the passenger side air bag partially deployed and was exposed from the dashboard. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 126,000.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #25

Oct 082014

Fusion 6-cyl

  • miles
The air bag on the passenger side is starting to open. It's raised about 1 to 2 inches. When I came of work and got in the car I found it like that. The car was not involved in any accidents. Please advise. Does anyone else have this issue?

- Trenton, NJ, USA

problem #24

Oct 012014

Fusion 6-cyl

  • 71,000 miles


My wife was driving down the road and noticed some bulging thru the passenger airbag on the dash. She immediately pulled over and removed my 12 yr and secured him in the back seat with lap/shoulder belt. I contacted Ford today and they advised me that the dash would have to be replaced at my expense at a cost of $1000/1200 dollars. I think this should be a safety issue and Ford replace it. I can not imagine that airbag doing a faulty firing with no accident involved and striking my child. Thank you.

- Paris, TX, USA

problem #23

Jul 012014

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 20,600 miles
Dashboard vinyl and padding is bulging away from the passenger airbag panel. This seems to be a safety issue as the airbag may not deploy properly in an accident, or may deploy at any time without an accident and injure the passenger. Sometimes airbag light goes on. Although the dashboard looks unsightly, this is not a cosmetic issue, it is a safety issue!!

- Plymouth, MI, USA

problem #22

Jun 182014


  • 75,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that the passenger side air bag housing was fractured. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 75,000.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #21

Aug 022013

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 125,000 miles


The air bag warning light is on. When diagnosed at the dealer, the seat weight sensor under the passenger seat has stopped working and needs to be replaced.

- Chesterfield, MI, USA

problem #20

Aug 072014

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 48,900 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. While driving 40 mph, the air bag warning indicator illuminated. The failure occurred numerous times. An independent mechanic replaced a sensor, but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 48,900. Updated 10/02/14 updated 3/3/15

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #19

Jul 252014

Fusion 6-cyl

  • 41,123 miles
Dash is lifting beneath the passenger side airbag. I'm afraid the air bag either may deploy unexpectedly or not at all.

- Manchester, CT, USA

problem #18

Apr 042013


  • 93,000 miles
Passenger side air bag cover is raised about a quarter inch around the edge airbag has not deployed but I am very concern.

- Ellicott City, MD, USA

problem #17

Jul 012013

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 63,256 miles


The dashboard on top of where the air bag is bowing up causing a space where there shouldn't be. I'm scared that the airbag will deploy on it's own with no reason.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #16

Apr 012013

Fusion 4-cyl

  • miles
The air bag on the passenger side has been bulging for over a year now. When I first noticed it, I checked to see if it could be fixed. I was told that I would have to pay out of pocket expenses to fix it and it would probably cost me well $1000 bucks. Some have been quoted over $2000. My car is paid for and I am no longer covered under warranty. Even with a warranty I was informed that it would most likely not be covered under a warranty. To me, this issue a safety hazard. I am forced to leave the passenger side air bag off because I am afraid if I hit a bad bump in the road, it might explode and cause me to have an accident or even injure my passenger. Having to leave it off, if I have an accident it may not deploy if I am involved in an accident. I researched and there are numerous complaints regarding the bulging air bag on different models of the Ford Fusion, I do not feel it is fair that I/we should have to pay out of pocket to fix this problem because it is a safety hazard and not a cosmetic problem caused by the consumer. Is Ford going to wait until something terrible happens and face a lawsuit because they do not want to recall these vehicles and fix the problem? I do not have a couple $1000 dollars to get this fixed. My ac has been broken since last year. I don't even have the money to fix the ac. Please, if there is anything that can be done to get this. This really needs to be on the recall list.

- Bessemer, AL, USA

problem #15

May 232013

Fusion 4-cyl

  • miles
The air bag on the passenger side is bulging causing the dashboard cover to separate from the dash.

- Columbsu, OH, USA

problem #14

Jul 092012


  • 52,000 miles
Dashboard on the passenger side of the car has become unglued and is now sticking up above the airbag panel. It appears that this could be safety issue if the airbag were to deploy.

- Royal Oak, MI, USA

problem #13

Dec 012013


  • 93,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact crashed into another vehicle and none of the air bags deployed. The contact suffered injuries to the hip, back, knee, and shoulder. The contact was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries and the vehicle was destroyed. The contact called the manufacturer to request an inspection of the air bags for non-deployment but the manufacturer declined. The failure mileage was 93,000.

- Flint, MI, USA

problem #12

Dec 312013

Fusion 4-cyl

  • 55,326 miles
The air bag light came up on the dashboard and it won't go away.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #11

Oct 012013


  • 86,000 miles
Air bag on passenger side is starting to bulge out of dash, sad there is not a recall for this seeing that there are plenty complaints about this. Passenger seat belt where it fastens does not work it clicks like it is locked but if you tugged on seatbelt it automatically pops out not very safe if it doesn't work right. Very disappointed in these flaws B/C I used to love my car!!

- Monticello, AR, USA

problem #10

Sep 042013


  • 131,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that while driving approximately 20 mph, the air bag warning light illuminated and remained illuminated continuously. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 131,000.

- Los Banos, CA, USA

problem #9

Nov 052012

Fusion 6-cyl

  • 73,350 miles
Airbag light stays on for the driver's side; sometimes I can get it to turn off if I restart the car. Not sure what would happen with the indicator light on; afraid that the airbag may deploy. Electrical: Two things with the electrical. The first is the compass error. This actually occurred January 2012 (don't remember the mileage). I was parked in a parking lot and turned my vehicle on to have it warm up while I was cleaning the snow off of the car. Since it didn't affect how the car handled, I didn't have it looked at. The second issue occurred 11/10/12 which was the driver's door lock would not disengage (mileage was approximately 73,350). I was parked to get out to gas up my car and pulled on the driver's door handle to unlocked the car, it wouldn't open. Then I pushed the "unlock" button of the door and the driver's door still would not open. I ended up crawling over to the passenger's door to exit the vehicle. I attempted to enter the car using the door key and it did not disengage the lock. I am taking the vehicle into the Ford dealer on Monday 11/11/12 to have these problems resolved. Please let me know if I need to do anything. Thank you.

- New Castle, PA, USA

problem #8

Oct 142012


  • 77,598 miles
The airbag is sticking out of the dashboard and Ford doesn't want to do anything about it. I believe that being this is safety concern and should be covered by Ford. I have contacted them because we have a concern that the airbag will fail or just blow out of the dashboard without any notice.

- Whitesboro, NY, USA

Read the next 7 complaints »

Not what you are looking for?