Recently my V-6 Fusion has begun to produce a groan behind the dashboard at 1500 rpms at partial throttle tip-in. It is
very distracting. Has anyone with the same problem received a satisfactory correction at the dealership?
VIBRATION OR BUZZING NOISE—BULKHEAD/DASH TSB 07-17-5
AREA—VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 4/30/2007
2006-2007 Fusion 2006-2007 Milan
Some 2006-2007 Fusion, Milan vehicles built on or 9. Use flocked tape (fuzzy) 164-R4903 from
before 4/30/2007 and 2006 Zephyr vehicles Rotunda squeak and rattle kit (164-R4900) and
equipped with the 3.0L engine may exhibit a tape around the Vapor Management Valve
customer concern of a vibration or buzzing noise (VMV) hose at the junction of the clip or hose
perceived to be coming from the engine taking care not to deform the clip or VMV hose
compartment or instrument panel (IP) area. The during installation. (Figures 1 and 2)
noise may be heard during light tip-ins at 25-50
MPH (40-80 Km/h). The most common occurrence
is at approximately 50 MPH (64 Km/h) at 1500
RPM. The buzzing noise is more prominent in cold
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