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Ford Flex Problems and Repair Histories

389 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford Flex. 208 of these members (53.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 568 repairs to Ford Flexes--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Ford Flex problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Ford Flex problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Ford Flex problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Ford Flex repairs by problem area

11% of the Ford Flex repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 18% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 26% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 568 repairs.

Ford Flex repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Flex repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 4% cost less than $100, 75% between $100 and $499, 13% between $500 and $999, and 7% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 68 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Ford Flex problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Ford Flex

Engine not specified

Ford Flex in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 1000    
5000 0 All exterior plastic window panels had dimples from install. Second row seats will not fold up with the push of the button, when the seats are fully rearward. They will unlock but will not fold all the way. 
 

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2009 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Flex in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 0    
4960 0 Rear light assemblies both right and left have moisture that has got inside. Done at routine maintenance time.  Also, driver side rear door lock tab (The thing that pops up when you unlock) was not functional as not attached. easily reattached. Done at routine maintenance time. 
 

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2009 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 0    
7000 0 Middle row seatback loose on one side. Whole seatback replaced with new internal seat frame. Rear passenger taillight fogging up as if not sealed. Noticed in very cold weather. Whole Taillight replaced. Rear Backup Camera sometimes not imaging. Video or signal is too distorted to view. Dealer could not replicate but problem persists. 
80000  
Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 1000    
3000 0 Air vent on headliner was falling out. 
7000 0 Thud in front right suspension, could not find a problem Passenger door lock stayed locked after repeated unlocking with unlock-button on driver side and or on key fob. 
 
Ford Flex in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 2000    
6000 0 Left rear wheel was getting much dirtier faster than the rest of the wheels, which indicates to me that there needs to be a brake caliper adjustment or that the parking brake needs adjusting instead. They admitted there seems to be a prob. but didn't fix  
 

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