20 Most Recent 2006 Ford Fusion Questions & Answers

Get an oven thermometer, run the car untill the check light goes on, using a multilayer rag slowly open the radiator cap one notch.If if the cap wiggles loose & no steam comes out , you can fully remove it. Put the thermometer into the liquid coolant , if temp is 180 F (+- 20), the problem is electrical. If steam comes out its a cooling system problem. Use commonsense in doing this. Probably the gague is faulty.

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Mar 06, 2018

How do I tighten the serpentine belt on a 09 4cyc 2. 3 liter engine

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Dec 02, 2017

I believe your pressure plate is broken and at a minimum will have to be replaced along with the clutch disk.

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Nov 23, 2017

Sounds like either a fuse issue, or a wire came loose to the main controls. Check your car's user guide for the location of the fuses in the fuse box for that specific control panel. Blown fuses are often the cause of things like that. Electrical malfunctions can also be caused by wires melting when exposed to extreme heat, such as under the hood or from faulty electrical systems. But I would definitely start by checking the fuses.

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Oct 24, 2017

Electronic's . Your vehicle has a couple safety system that are computer controlled . Shift interlock won't let the gear selector move from park into a gear unless you foot is pushing on the brake pedal .Brake switch is a input to the SJB - smart junction box , ford's body control module. The SJB controls a lock solenoid that will lock the gear selector . Plus has system feature that won't let the key lock an be pulled from the ignition if not in park . Problems happen that cause these not to work . Your best bet , have a qualified repair shop check for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes .

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Sep 15, 2017

Most likely issue is your accelerator position sensor. Recommed you remove it and test with an ohmmeter. I don't have the pinout, but there are only four pins. Find the two pins that have a change in resistance when the arm is rotated. The resistance should change smoothly as you rotate the arm. If it jumps around, replace it. Cost is about $75.

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Jun 09, 2017

You have a electrical problem , not the transmission !
P0755 Ford Shift Solenoid 2 Circuit Malfunction

CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION . Could be the driver (transistor) in the control module that turns the shift solenoid on > Videos on youtube testing control module driver .

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on May 07, 2017

Do you know what a smart junction box is ? This fords BCM - body control module .( computer )
The smart junction box (SJB) monitors the headlamp switch position by sending multiple voltage reference signals to the headlamp switch. When the headlamp switch is in any given position, that input signal is routed to ground.
When the SJB receives an input from the headlamp switch indicating a request for the parking lamps, the SJB energizes the parking lamp relay, which supplies voltage to the exterior lamps.

Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Headlamp switch
  • Smart junction box (SJB) fuse 4 (15A) (parking lamps)
  • SJB
  • Rear lamp assembly
  • Bulb(s)
  • Circuitry

NOTE: Make sure the headlamp switch is in the OFF position.
NOTE: Make sure the multifunction switch is in the LOW BEAM position.
  1. If the cause is not visually evident, connect the diagnostic tool to the data link connector (DLC) and select the vehicle to be tested from the diagnostic tool menu. If the diagnostic tool does not communicate with the vehicle:
    • check that the program card is correctly installed.
    • check the connections to the vehicle.
    • check the ignition switch position.
  1. If the diagnostic tool still does not communicate with the vehicle, refer to the diagnostic tool operating manual.
  1. Carry out the diagnostic tool data link test. If the diagnostic tool responds with:
    • CAN or ISO circuit fault; all electronic control units no response/not equipped, refer to Section 418-00 .
    • No response/not equipped for SJB, refer to Section 419-10 .
    • System passed, retrieve and record the continuous diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), erase the continuous DTCs and carry out the self-test diagnostics for the SJB.
  1. If the DTCs retrieved are related to the concern, go to the Smart Junction Box (SJB) Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Index.
  1. If no DTCs related to the concern are retrieved, GO to Symptom Chart .

Smart Junction Box (SJB) Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Index DTC Description Source Action B1342 ECU is Faulted SJB CLEAR the DTCs. RETRIEVE the DTCs. If DTC B1342 is retrieved again, INSTALL a new SJB. REFER to Section 419-10 . B1578 Lamp Park Input Circuit Short to Ground SJB Go To Pinpoint Test R .
Symptom Chart
Symptom Chart Condition Possible Sources Action
  • No communication with the smart junction box (SJB)
  • Circuitry
  • SJB
  • REFER to Section 419-10 .
  • One or more parking, rear or license plate lamps is inoperative
  • Fuse
  • Circuitry
  • Rear lamp assembly
  • SJB
  • Go To Pinpoint Test Q .
  • The parking, rear or license plate lamps are on continuously
  • Circuitry
  • SJB
  • Go To Pinpoint Test R .
Do you know how to do automotive electrical circuit testing ?

Pinpoint Test Q: One Or More Parking, Rear or License Plate Lamps Is Inoperative
Normal Operation Voltage is supplied to the smart junction box (SJB) from the battery junction box (BJB) fuse 23 (60A) through circuit SBB23 (WH/RD).
When the headlamp switch is placed in the PARKING LAMPS ON position, the SJB provides a ground for the parking lamp relay coil (internal to the SJB). When the parking lamp relay is energized, voltage is sent through circuit CBP08 (GY/YE) to the rear and front parking lamps. Ground is provided to the rear parking and license plate lamps through circuit GD171 (BK/GY). Ground is provided to the front parking and side marker lamps through circuits GD121 (BK/GY), GD121 (BK/RD), GD121 (BK/YE), GD121 (GY/YE), GD123 (BK/YE) or GD123 (BK/GY).
    Possible Causes
  • Fuse
  • Circuit CBP08 (GY/YE) open
  • Circuit GD121 (BK/GY) open
  • Circuit GD121 (BK/RD) open
  • Circuit GD121 (BK/YE) open
  • Circuit GD121 (GY/YE) open
  • Circuit GD123 (BK/YE) open
  • Circuit GD123 (BK/GY) open
  • Circuit GD171 (BK/GY) open
  • Circuit SBB23 (WH/RD) open
  • Rear lamp assembly
  • SJB

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Apr 25, 2017

In the smart junction box, check 20A FUSE 2 and the horn relay.

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Apr 10, 2017

cruise controls are funny things
you have to accelerate to a speed then turn it on and press set
It will cruise at that speed
if you touch the brake it will unset and you will have to press on the accelerator again to the speed and pres resume
if you want to accelerate to pass just press the accelerator until you have passed , then just take your foot off the accelerator and it will coast until the set speed
if you change gears , it will unset
if you touch the brake , it will unset
if you have it set and find the speed to fast , hold the set button and it will slow down to the speed you want
let the button go and it will set at the speed
if you want to go faster than the set speed press the resume button and it will speed up until you get the speed you want
from your description of the problem , it appears that you have misread the instructions in the owners manual

2006 Ford Fusion | Answered on Mar 28, 2017

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