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Ford Fusion Crank No start when cold

 
Ford Fusion Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2006, 2008

Engines Affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6

Average Mileage: 88,373 mi (23,000 mi - 150,000 mi)

  • jwr152, , 3.0L V6, 63,000 mi
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    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
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    wont start sometimes on first crank

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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, 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, 95,000 mi

    It's been 3 years this has been happening to me and neither ford dealership could figure out the problem. Finally I read this post and asked them to update the PCM ($125) and so far (1 week now) it seems to be working fine.

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6

    Cold cranking issues. Cranks but will not start after sitting cold.

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