really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,274 miles

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2007 Ford Fusion seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2007 Ford Fusion Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 292012


  • miles


The contact owns 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact stated that when swerving from oncoming traffic the vehicle rolled over and the airbags failed to deploy. The contact mentioned that the seat belt on the rear left hand side failed to lock causing the passenger to be ejected from the vehicle. A police report was filed and minor injuries were sustained to 3 occupants. As a result of the crash, the ejected passenger was paralyzed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. The VIN number was unavailable.

- Yucca Valley, CA, USA

problem #3

Sep 302010


  • 41,096 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Fusion. The contact was driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle suddenly swerved into another lane. The brakes locked when pressure was applied and the vehicle began to spin uncontrollably. When the brakes were engaged there was a clicking noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle would not slow down and accelerated up an embankment and into a dirt mound. The seat belt failed to secure the contact and caused her to forcefully strike the windshield area. The contact sustained eye, neck and back injuries. The air bags failed to deploy during the crash. A police report was filed. The vehicle was severely damaged and towed to a collision center. The failure mileage was 41,096.

- Dunsmuir, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 252010


  • miles
The seat belt does not stay snug against the hips due to the lack of a manual adjustment. No mater how many times I try to make it snug, it works its way up toward the belly. It also does not hold me in place in the set during sudden maneuvers as a manually adjustable seat belt buckle would.

- Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

problem #1

Mar 282007

(reported on)

Fusion 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Customer feels that the seat belts and the side air bags are a hazard and are not safe in a rollover* the consumer stated the seat belts are not safe in a rollover due to the incorrect assumption that the roof will remain intact. The consumer also stated the air bags are not helpful because occupants may have their heads thrown against the side windows by a previous maneuver or impact, before a side impact, only to have their necks broken by an inflating air bag. The head restraints have supports that are too weak to prevent injury in a severe rear impact. The consumer wanted to share his continued concern with the safety of automobiles. Updated consumer letter 07/22/10

- Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

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