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2010 Ford Flex Problems and Repair Histories

110 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Ford Flex. 70 of these members (63.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 189 repairs to 2010 Ford Flexes--an average of 1.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Ford Flex problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Ford Flex problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 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 2010 Ford Flex repairs by problem area

11% of the 2010 Ford Flex repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 20% to the brakes, 7% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 25% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 189 repairs.

2010 Ford Flex repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Ford Flex repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 6% cost less than $100, 78% between $100 and $499, and 17% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 18 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 2010 Ford Flex problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

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

Ford Flex in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
5300 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 3000    
13000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
6000 0 Sirrus radio plays at low volume while AUX line is being played. replaced radio seems to have resolved problem 
53300 330 replaced brakes pads and rotated rotors 
 
Ford Flex in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 0    
8000 0 Very pronounced squeak in front suspension 
8000 0 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. 
9000 0 Front pads, rotors, brackets and springs were replaced 
13000 0 Seat release on second row does not release to fold seat to gain access to third row. 
21000  
Ford Flex in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 0    
2000 0 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. 
4000 0 Moonroof was squeaking. Added insulation to quiet. 
7000 0 Brakes grinding noise 
 
Ford Flex in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 1000    
1000 0 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. 
1000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 0    
1000 0 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. 
9000 0 Front brake grinding noise. Parts ordered. 
10000 0 Brake problem repaired with parts Rear seat release cable broken...parts replaced center console latch broke...part replaced 
29000 100 Replace recirc door actuator 
30000  
Ford Flex in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 0    
8000 0 Squeak in Dash, drivers area, temp related Rear door lock rod came off and was rattling in door, lock inop 
13000 0 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. 
15000 0 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 
20000 0 Roar noise when braking from freeway speeds repaired by TSB 
26000  

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2010 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 0    
5000 0 Driver's side headlight shuts off. Had to order a ballast. 
 
Ford Flex in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 1000    
8000 0 Surface issue with rotors, pads replaced and some type of shim installed from repair kit 
11000 0 TSB rotors, caliper mounts and pads replaced 
27000 0 Trans sluggish/shifting problems, reflashed memory 
46000 100 heat/cold actuator 
 

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