Ford announced a recall for certain 2015-2018 Fusion models built between July 2013 and March 2018.
Some 2013 Ford Fusion/Energi and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles built on or before 11/01/2012 may exhibit an overly sensitive brake pedal feel often described as “grabby” brakes, or a perceived 2-3 second delayed transmission engagement in reverse due to the hill start assist activating briefly after starting the engine.
Some 2012 Ford Fusion models may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0456 stored in the PCM.
Some 2010-2012 Ford Fusion (and 2010-2011 Mercury Milan) vehicles equipped with the 2.5L DOHC engine may exhibit an audible noise in the heater core/instrument panel area often described as a gurgle, waterfall or percolator sound. This concern typically occurs on initial engine start 1st throttle tip-in, when the ambient temperature is lower than 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
Some 2012 Ford Fusion vehicles may exhibit a MIL on, with DTC P0456 stored in the PCM.
Some 2010-2011 Ford Focus, 2010 Edge/MKX/F-150/E-Series, 2010-2011 Flex/MKT/Taurus/MKS/Fusion and MKZ vehicles with any of the following engines: 2.0L, 3.5L (excluding GTDI), 3.7L and 4.6L 2V may exhibit DTCs P2111, P2112 or the idle speed drops lower than desired and/or fluctuates. The idle speed concern can be intermittent and DTCs P2111/P2112 may or may not be present.
This bulletin applies to 2010-2011 Ford Flex, 2010 Edge, MKX, F-150, E-Series Focus, Taurus, MKS, Fusion and MKZ vehicles with any of the following engines: 2.0L. 3.5L (excluding GTDI), 3.7L and 4.6L 2V. Some vehicles may exhibit DTCs P2111, P2112 or the idle speed drops lower than desired and/or fluctuates.
Some 2013 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles may exhibit a gurgle, sloshing, percolating or tapping noise from the fuel tank area while idling, stopping or during slow parking lot maneuvers. The condition may only be present with the fuel level 7/8 or above.
Some 2012 Ford Fusion vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL, with DTC P0456 stored in the PCM.
Some 2009-2011 Ford Escapes and Mariners and 2010-2011 Fusion and Milan vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine, with the engine built on or before 3-1-2011 may exhibit a MIL on with DTCs P0011, P0012, P0021, P0022 and/or P034X.
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