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2009 Ford Flex Repair Histories

158 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Ford Flex. 92 of these members (58.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 338 repairs to 2009 Ford Flexes--an average of 2.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 338 repairs.

2009 Ford Flex repair cost distribution

Chart based on 53 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Ford Flex

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Ford Flex in Texas, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
5000 mi   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 Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2008 - May 2013
7000 mi   Right front electric door lock actuator not working. Problem repaired. Problem has reoccured in less than a week. Also fuel system fill does not require a fuel cap and a check engine light code is occuring due to a malfunction. Problem repaired. Problem has reoccured in less than a week. 
12000 US $500 Repaired right front door lock by reinstalling door trim correctly. 
112000   Cooling fans failed cuasing the car to over heat. The car was towed to the dealer. 
Ford Flex in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2011
3000 mi   Noisy brakes. Sounded like metal against metal. Dealer said there was a problem in manufacturing, ordered new pads. Has solved the problem. 
3000   Noisy front brakes. They had previously replaced pads, but noise returned. This time they lubricated pads. 
4000   noise from driver side window, trim loose 
8000   noisy front brakes again 
12000   squeak in rear passenger side of vehicle. Fixed but squeak returned. Back at dealer. 
13000   Squeak in rear passenger side of vehicle. 
Ford Flex in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2008 - Jun 2011
4960 mi   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. 
Ford Flex in Ohio, United States
Oct 2008 - May 2014
6000 mi   Trim around driver side front door was coming loose. They order a new part and replaced it. 
10000 US $19 The 2nd row seat would stop halfway through folding. They replaced the strut and now it works fine. 
23000   The lock on the front passenger side door unlocks and immediately locks again when using the remote or the unlock switch on the driver's door. The service dept. said it worked fine for them. It's done it multiple times since I picked it up.  The leather seat cover on the driver side 2nd row seat came undone on the door side. The upholstery shop was not open on the day of the visit. I will take it back another time. 
29000   The earlier lock problem was resolved. A TSB was issued for the defect. Works fine now. 
Ford Flex in Ohio, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
1000 mi   Front passenger door misaligned. Dealer attempted to repair but I didn't see much difference at conclusion.  

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2009 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Sep 2008 - Jan 2012
7000 mi   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. 
Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
3000 mi   Air vent on headliner was falling out. 
7000   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
Sep 2008 - May 2010
6000 mi   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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