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2014 fusion still running like a champ. 85k. Here's to hoping more lucky days with it.
But, I think next time I'll buy a Jeep.
Stay away from 2017 1.5 liter eco boost. Ford used cylinder sleeves that crack and allow coolant to mix with gasoline. This happened to me at 26k. No recall just a service bulletin. Fords fix new short block and of course on back order for a month, then head gasket on back order for 2 weeks. Gee do ya think this is frequent issue???? Hey ford the next time you want me go go through ethnics training..... stuff it up yer [email protected]$ no wonder you want to go ev, you can’t build quality ice power trains.
Exactly what I'd expect from a company that would put Nassar at the helm. This is what you get when you keep the best brown-nosers around despite them lacking useful skills and then heavily chop the well experienced and thus expensive engineers who can catch bad designs earlier on... or even not screw up big time in the first place! Old habits die hard...and biz survival skills too... so Bill didn't improve things after Jaques and the damage was done. Old farts that survived the clumsy axe swinging under Nassar saw the writing on the wall and were getting out soon as they possibly could after that, and the younger generation learned that eternal lesson that no company has loyalty to its workers so the talented ones headed for places that aren't so cheap as Ford. Who's left, not the ones that can see problems while they can still be fixed is for sure! It was no surprise that when Mullaly brought in the "traffic lights" they were always green...even when a project was hair-on-fire failing it was still green and thus not a problem. Eventually 'St. Mullaly' was able to improve things to some extent since being an outsider it was his technical/managerial skills that got him to the top, not insider brown-nosing ones, thus he could smell the constant stream of pony poo being shoveled his way. Of course, problems like this one were already well entrenched and and doomed to run the course before Mulally's improvements could take root. And with history repeating itself, about on a 25 year +/- 5 period in business, it's Hackett wielding the hatchet this time and setting the gears in motion. The good news is that Millenials aren't tied down by pensions and company match on 401k vest within a sane amount of time so they can jump ship soon as the water looks it might get rough rather than having to lash themselves to the mast and hope the ship doesn't sink.
There are many other quality problems with Ford vehicles, which are not disclosed to the public until it becomes a safety problem. Like I said. Don't buy a FORD, only if you want to Fix Or Repair Daily.