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Ford Fusion Crank No start when cold

Ford Fusion Problem
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Model Year Affected: 2006

Engines Affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6

Average Mileage: 86,027 mi (23,000 mi - 150,000 mi)

  • jwr152, , 3.0L V6, 63,000 mi

    Once temps dip below 30F I experience crank and no start symptoms, if you let the car set for about a .5 hour then go and start again, it starts up. Anybody else see this with their 2006 3.0L Fusion?

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  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    Has anyone found a solution to this problem?

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 23,000 mi

    A few times, after sitting overnight when cold, my 2006 3.0 V-6 Fusion won't start. I've tried the procedure for cold start in the owner's manual with no luck. After giving up and trying again 15 minutes later it started.

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  • hines, , 3.0L V6, 33,000 mi

    wont start sometimes on first crank

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 135,000 mi

    After vehicle sits over night and (cold soaks) it is hard to start in the morning when temps. are below 35 degrees

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 108,475 mi

    My vehicle sat overnight Friday Night into Saturday Morning. Temperature was 30 at 7am. Car struggled to start the first time, had to let it sit for about 10 seconds, and then it started right up. It wasn't much of a issue last year, but now its starting to be more of an issue.

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 45,000 mi

    When cold, sometimes it will not start. I typically wait a bit and then step on the gas 3 times and then try again and it starts.

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6

    My 2006 also has the no start issue, mostly when cold, but has also had during the summer. I saw a post that said place foot on brake, turn key to on position and place vehicle in neutral. try to use your foot and roll vehicle just back a few inches, then try and start again. Weird but it worked. I have no idea what sensor this may be related to. But give it a try and see if it works for you. I have done it a number of times

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 140,000 mi

    Have the dealer flash the computer and do a new install of the software. It is about $100.00 but will work. They will make you sign that you don't want them to diagnose it which is fine.mine starts great now.

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  • Jchace84, , 3.0L V6, 150,000 mi

    My car will not start when temperatures are below 40. I have replaced fuel pump, spark plugs, cleaned throttle body, replaced sit intake temp sensor, added fuel injector cleaner. I do have 1 code that pops up and that's a purge valve but it shouldn't effect the start up. That and when it's warm outside there is no problem at all with starting. If I spray just a bit of starter fluid up the air intake it will fire right up. I am at a loss.

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