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2010 Ford Fusion
3 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2010 Ford Fusion
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2010 Ford Fusion by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Ford service shop immediately!
2010 Ford Fusion WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS NHTSA Campaign #11V574000
Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles equipped with 17 inch steel wheels and built from April 1, 2009, through April 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through November 13, 2010. The wheel studs may fracture, potentially causing a wheel to separate.
Consequence: While driving, multiple stud fractures could occur at the wheel location, and the operator may experience vehicle vibration and/or wheel separation, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear brake disc surface for flatness and replace the discs as necessary. Additionally, the wheel lug nuts will be replaced on all four wheels. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about January 24, 2012. Owners may contact the Ford Motor Company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V574000 »
2010 Ford Fusion POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #10V222000
Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2010 Fusion, Milan, and escape vehicles manufactured from February 27, through March 26, 2010. The park rod guide retention pin may not have been properly installed which fails to conform to the requirement of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 114, "theft protection and rollaway prevention".
Consequence: A vehicle parked without an engaged park pawl and without an applied parking brake may have unintended movement which may cause a crash.
Actions: Ford will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on May 28, 2010. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332 and for the hearing impaired call 1-800-232-5952 (tdd). Representatives are available Monday through Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V222000 »
2010 Ford Fusion SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER NHTSA Campaign #10V161000
Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2010 Fusion, Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Milan and Mountaineer vehicles manufactured between December 15, 2009 through February 3, 2010 equipped with front seat manual recliners. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 202, "head restraint." The recliner gear plate teeth may be out of dimension specification which could result in limited pawl to gear plate tooth engagement.
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the seatback and head restraint may move rearward, increasing the risk of injury.
Actions: Dealers will replace the manual recliners for both power and manual seats free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before April 30, 2010. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V161000 »