2006 Ford Fusion Consumer Review: Transmission Problems at 70K

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Transmission Problems at 70K
By Northern IL on

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2006 Ford Fusion SEL 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)

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I bought this used with 3K miles on it, have driven 80K. I really like the car. There are two issues, one is the lumbar support broke, the part is $35, but the seat would have to be taken apart. The real problem is the transmission. It will jump out of gear on hard acceleration, and won't downshift at times or when it does it clunks into gear. There is a module inside the transmission that is worn out, appears at about 70K plus miles. So you're out of warranty. It is about $2K to fix. Gas mileage is also lower than expected, but it is a heavy car. I get around 24 average (hwy and town).

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