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Ford Flex Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

389 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford Flex. 64 of these members (16.5%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 43 suspension and steering repairs to Ford Flexes--an average of 0.1 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 569 repairs.

Ford Flex suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Flex suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 20% between $500 and $999, 5% between $1000 and $2499, and 5% more than $2500.

Chart based on 20 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 Suspension and Steering 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 Vermont, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 31000    
32000 0 On the highway we received a message to service advancetrack and another message we could lose power steering. Lost the power steering on a four lane highway while in the left lane. Very difficult to control car without power steering. 
37000  

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2010 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 11780    
12400 0 Front left wheel bearing replaced, took car in was repaired in 4 hours. If it was out of warranty I probably would have waited months, the sound was very quiet everything had to be turned off to hear it. 
53940  

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2009 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Flex in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 2000    
22000 0 Front end creak and pop when car turned sharply and back to center. 
 
Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 4000    
40000 37 Front left stabilizer bar link had to be replaced. 
 

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2009 Ford Flex 4dr SUV

262-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Flex in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 11780    
55180 570 Worn Tie rods replaced and alignment done 
 
Ford Flex in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 12400    
22940 0 Stabilizer bars ordered for the front end Stabilizer bars installed. 
46500 285 Front Stabilizer Bars replaced (again) 
54560  
Ford Flex in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 1000    
7000 0 Thud in front right suspension, could not find a problem 
 

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