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2013 Ford Fusion Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 9 official 2013 Ford Fusion recalls. Find out if your 2013 Ford Fusion needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 5, 2016

If the vehicle is involved in an accident, heat from the deployment of a seat belt pre-tensioner may cause a front seat belt anchor cable to fail. If this happens, the seat belts may not properly restrain the front seat occupants. This would lead to increased risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Ford or Lincoln must be performed by a Ford or Lincoln dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford or Lincoln dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 16S42.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 28, 2015

The steering gear motor mounting bolts may corrode and fail, causing power steering assist on the vehicle to be lost. This would cause extra effort steering the vehicle, and could result in loss of vehicle control.

Recall repairs on your Ford or Lincoln must be performed by a Ford or Lincoln dealership. Ford and Lincoln notified owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford or Lincoln dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 15S14.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 24, 2015

The doors may be difficult to latch, and the latches may not fully secure the doors in the closed position. This could allow a door to open while the vehicle is in motion.

Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles in June, 2015.  If you are experiencing difficulty closing your doors, or wish to inquire if your vehicle is involved in this recall, you may contact your dealership. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have that on hand when you contact them. The dealers will replace all four door latches free of charge.  The Ford recall number is 15S16.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 26, 2014

One or more of the components of the airbag system may not function as expected in the event of a crash.

Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning mid-November 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 14S21.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 2, 2014

The back of the driver and/or passenger seat may become loose, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning May 19, 2014. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your Ford dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 14C03.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 31, 2013

A fuel leak may develop from the fuel tank area.

Ford will begin notifying owners of the affected vehicles on July 15, 2013. If you notice an abnormal fuel smell or leakage, do not drive your vehicle and contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 13S04.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 31, 2013

Steering ability could be lost unexpectedly due to an internal issue with the steering gear.

Ford will begin notifying owners of the affected vehicles during June, 2013. If you notice A steering concern, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 13S06.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 3, 2012

Vehicles equipped with the 1.6L 4 cylinder engine may develop an engine overheating condition that can lead to fluid leaks and possibly an engine fire. 

Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 7, 2012. If you are experiencing an engine overheating condition, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 12S41.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 30, 2012

The headlamp covers were not manufactured properly and may become hazy over time, reducing their brightness.

Ford will contact owners of the affected vehicles and replace the complete headlamp assembly. If you notice the headlamps are becoming hazy or dull in their appearance, please contact your Ford dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.