Automatic transmission shifting is unpredictable. This issue is mainly present when 1 cold or 2 after the car has sit for a couple days making it difficult for the dealer to act on anything. Automatic Transmission 2011 Ford Fusion Automatic Transmission Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10405787 Incident Date: June 9, 2011 Date Added to File: June 9, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Automatic transmission shifting is unpredictable. Besides safety issue, the transmission at this rate will not last long. I can't count how many times I've order parts for my customers go to the store to pick them up and they say they can't find them and pretty much tell me they can't help me that I should go check another store as if fuel, time, and running a business is free! It was me, I found the 6 quarts over on the shelf for commercial accounts desk and of course I needed more than 6 quarts but when I went to order the product they said they only had 6 in stock so I just dealt with it but when I was there and I ended up finding the fluid myself I also seen that they had an additional 3 quarts including the 6 I ordered but like usual their inventory count is off as usual.
The thing that damages transmissions the most is heat. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Automatic Transmission Fluid product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. This also happens when I am rolling to a stop for a stop light, which then turns green before a full stop, put the foot on the gas and the same transmission problems occur. The first incident I thought that the transmission was adjusting to driving style, and it wasn't as severe. The contact was on a steep incline and shifted the gear selector into the reverse; suddenly the vehicle rolled forward 6-8 feet.
It is formulated with full-synthetic, premium base oils, long-life friction modifiers, unique anti-wear additives and shear stable viscosity modifiers that help prevent oil film breakdown. I think 24 months for brake fluid is a bit aggressive. Complaint Number: 10382853 Incident Date: November 26, 2010 Date Added to File: February 15, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I bought a 2011 ford fusion on nov. If the transmission fluid level on your Fusion is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. I appreciate all the comments and suggestions.
I did the drain and fill on my 2013 Escape 2. I like this truck, maintain it myself. This is my first new car, and I can't afford to get another one or a long court battle. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2010 Ford Fusion. My fear is that the acceleration will fail when I am on the expressway or in heavy traffic or that my transmission will just fall out completely.
Wish I would of done it sooner. This happened with less than 300 miles on vehicle. The contact was in the process of taking the vehicle to the dealer for diagnostic testing. Complaint Number: 10401504 Incident Date: April 23, 2011 Date Added to File: May 18, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2011 ford fusion. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Fusion, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Advance Auto Parts has 4 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up.
On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 2 different trusted brands of Automatic Transmission Fluid products for the 2011 Ford Fusion. They leave the breakdowns for the next guy. Ford stated it was a normal operating characteristic of the vehicle due to the redesign of the torque converter. Now a days 100k is not a lot of miles. I'm on a time sensitive situation at all times with my clients and the last thing I need is to be told the part s i was charged for upfront is not in stock like it said it was, so now not only am I wasting my time, fuel, money! Those 30K recommendations come from some of the most knowledgeable and experienced members of this forum, including Transman. This happened with less than 300 miles on vehicle.
Besides safety issue, the transmission at this rate will not last long. Had I known this prior to purchasing after 20 years of no problems with hondas I would not have purchased vehicle. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Automatic Transmission Fluid stock in-person! And can I do a flush and fill on this type of trans? The failure recurred when the contact shifted into drive, the vehicle traveled in reverse. Like I said earlier, no one can guarantee your trans will last 200-300k miles but regular servicing can more than double your chances. Another possible reason for early failures is that people are not interpreting the meaning of severe service correctly, are driving their cars more roughly than they will admit or are not accounting for the effects of young drivers on their cars.
Complaint Number: 10404097 Incident Date: June 1, 2011 Date Added to File: June 1, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The transmission seized while traveling at 60 miles per hour, causing rapid deceleration while on highway. This is my first new car, and I can't afford to get another one or a long court battle. It happens with a warm engine, cold engine, in rain, snow, sun, and even after being driven for 4 hours straight. Avoiding those major failures is the key to long car life. Thats why myself and most good trans techs always recommend 25-30k services.