really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,620 miles

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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid brakes problems

brakes problem

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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #3

Sep 172013

Fusion Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 67,000 miles


After exiting the parking lot of downtown disney in lake buena vista fl, a series of warning lights came on the dash and I experienced almost a complete failure of the brake system. I narrowly missed hitting a pedestrian and a maintenance vehicle. I managed to slowly drive back to the parking lot. The car was not drivable and the car was towed to a local Ford dealer.

- Chesapeake, VA, USA

problem #2

Oct 252012

Fusion Hybrid 6-cyl

  • 25,000 miles
Driver was in small local shopping center, he turned into parking space, applied brake, when car accelerated over curb onto sidewalk and through front of building.

- Fort Washington, MD, USA

problem #1

Jan 172013

Fusion Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 52,395 miles
On 1/1712013 I was driving back to my office in light traffic when suddenly I heard a ding and noticed red words appeared on my dash where the hybrid gauge normally is. It read brake system failure. I had it towed from my mechanic to the dealership mechanic. I was told it was the vacuum hose and had it repaired. On 2/15/2013, it happened again, twice. First time I was going about 30mph and made a hard right turn to a side street where once again pumping the brakes did nothing. I switched to neutral and coasted to a stop. After 10 minutes I decided to drive home and I would call the mechanics in the morning (they were already closed). En route to my house, which was 3 miles from the failure point, they failed again. Same message, same ding, same problem. No brake power of any sort. I flipped on my hazard lights on, switched to neutral, which did slightly slow the car down, and rolled down a bridge. I took the first hard right turn and was able to get slow enough to grab the emergency brake and turn off the car. It has been towed back to the dealership and I will talk to them, again, in the morning when they open.

- Salem, OR, USA

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