Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Suspension making sound when turning.

asked by on

I hear a sound when making a wide turn. It sounds like it might be the suspension. In addition, when shifting gears, it sometimes feels hard.

Unfortunately, older Ford Fusions have often been found to have internal transmission problems. Some are able to be fixed with a simple reflash of the the transmission control module (TCM), but the majority require either a valve body replacement or entire transmission rebuild. As for your suspension noise, many things could cause that problem from worn strut mounts to CV axles. A trained technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose and repair both of your problems.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do you check the MyKey system status?

While the primary purpose of the MyKey system is to put restrictions on specific drivers for their own safety, it can also provide you with information about what has been done while the system was active. This allows you to...

Q: Dashboard has electrical problem.

Hello, Electric concerns on cars can be an intimidating challenge to take without the proper training and tools. Though the information provided here is limited, it seems that your Ford Explorer is experiencing issues with either the digital display or...

Q: Leak coming from fuel injector

Hello. If you see a leak in a fuel injector the car should not be driven until repaired since fuel is flammable. Along with replacing the fuel injector, all of the O-rings on the other injectors should be replaced to...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.