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2010 Ford Flex repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (20%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 264 repairs.

2010 Ford Flex repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (24%)

$100 - $499 (59%)

< $100 (4%)

Chart based on 49 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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2010 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

turbocharged 355hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

5300 mi

US $23
Evidently a defective bolt holding the hose on to the turbo intercooler broke. This resulted in the other bolt holding the hose to also break and a loss of power. Intercooler was also replaced due to possible damage. 
Ford Flex in Arizona, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
May 2010

13000 mi
Squeak in front corner on driver's side dash. 

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2010 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Oct 2013
Jun 2010

6000 mi
Sirrus radio plays at low volume while AUX line is being played. replaced radio seems to have resolved problem 
Aug 2013

53300 mi

US $330
replaced brakes pads and rotated rotors 
Ford Flex in Ohio, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2015
Jul 2010

8000 mi
Very pronounced squeak in front suspension 
Aug 2010

8000 mi
Front pads replaced ,rotors turned Second row seat back release mechanism would not release seat back to allow access to third row seats.Dealer replaced entire mechanism. 
Oct 2010

9000 mi
Front pads, rotors, brackets and springs were replaced 
Dec 2011

13000 mi
Seat release on second row does not release to fold seat to gain access to third row. 
May 2015

26000 mi
Rear Windshield washer 
Ford Flex in Illinois, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

2000 mi
Took in for recall of trans lines, replaced. One of the new trans lines broke at a seam leaving Flex not moving and spilling trans fluid. 
Feb 2010

3000 mi
Moonroof was squeaking. Added insulation to quiet. 
Jun 2010

7000 mi
Brakes grinding noise 
Ford Flex in Florida, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

1700 mi
headliner rattled when sunroof opened.  no work performed...brought in to look at dust pits in paint in 3 very small spots. I was advised best to not repaint. passenger seat leather not tucked under in front. Magazine pouch in back needed adjusting. 
May 2010

2200 mi
discovered 3 more dust paint 'bubbles' on right side of vehicle exterior window moulding not even; pulling away from one window; other window it has buckled. paint peeling where front right fender meets bumper steering wheel making a hissing sound when turned to either left or right; any degree of turn. 
Ford Flex in Hawaii, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2015
Dec 2009

1000 mi
Drivers side rear door quarter window and weather strip was replaced...the weather strip was deformed. Drivers side 2nd row seat won't recline or tumble forward to access the 3rd row seating. This trip was to install parts that were ordered. 
Jun 2011

9000 mi
Front brake grinding noise. Parts ordered. 
Jul 2011

10000 mi
Brake problem repaired with parts Rear seat release cable replaced center console latch broke...part replaced 
Dec 2013

29000 mi

US $100
Replace recirc door actuator 
May 2015

37000 mi

US $100
Windshield Washer pump/motor 
Ford Flex in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

8000 mi
Squeak in Dash, drivers area, temp related Rear door lock rod came off and was rattling in door, lock inop 
Sep 2010

13000 mi
Wrench lite came on, ran VCR which stated take to dealer ASAP reduced power etc. Lite not on at dealer they said no event stored in computor. (BS) car got sunshine treatment. 
Nov 2010

15000 mi
Replaced electronic throttle body power assist feature on rear hatch operated intermittently Installed SPO , linear strut motor on rear hatch, repair appears to be successful 
Mar 2011

20000 mi
Roar noise when braking from freeway speeds repaired by TSB 

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2010 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

5000 mi
Driver's side headlight shuts off. Had to order a ballast. 
Ford Flex in Illinois, United States
Jan 2010 - Jan 2014
Jul 2010

8000 mi
Surface issue with rotors, pads replaced and some type of shim installed from repair kit 
Oct 2010

11000 mi
TSB rotors, caliper mounts and pads replaced 
Dec 2011

27000 mi
Trans sluggish/shifting problems, reflashed memory 
May 2013

46000 mi

US $100
heat/cold actuator 

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2010 Ford Flex Repair Histories

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