EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Battery Replacement: 2010-2012 Ford Fusion

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2010 Ford Fusion. We recommend changing the battery in Fords every 4 years. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Fusion that you need to replace.

Replacing the battery in your Fusion involves removing the terminals. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. In some Fusions, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. If you can't find it, call Ford and they will give you the code for free. In many Fords, the transmission "learns" how you drive over time and makes adjustments, so you may experience altered driving dynamics as your car re-learns your driving style after changing the battery.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Rotate Tires 2010-2012 Ford Fusion
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L 4 Cyl.
  • Brake Light Change 2010-2012 Ford Fusion
    Replace brake lights

    Burnt out brake lights increase your chance of getting rear ended - check and change yours today

    2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L 4 Cyl.
  • Parking Light Change 2010-2012 Ford Fusion
    Change the parking light

    Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?

    2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L 4 Cyl.
  • Transmission Fluid Level Check Ford Fusion (2010-2012)
    Check transmission fluid level

    Harsh downshifts? Slipping gears? You might be low on transmission fluid

    2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L 4 Cyl.
  • Oil & Filter Change Ford Fusion (2010-2012)
    Complete oil & filter change

    Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?

    2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L 4 Cyl.
  • Add Windshield Washer Fluid Ford Fusion (2010-2012)
    Add washer fluid

    One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car

    2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2010 Ford Fusion
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
batteries battery chargers terminal clamps preset protectors tires gloves consoles and organizers battery terminal cleaners