Broken Center Console Latch on Ford Flex

Defective materials can cause the center console latch to break. The latch on the console lid should be replaced.

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Average mileage: 60,865 (20,000–154,800)
5 model years affected: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, more2014
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2010 Ford Flex 100,000 mi,
Latch broke on the center console
2009 Ford Flex 22,000 mi,
latch broke (or spring came loose). Dealer repaired under warranty. broke again at 46K I'm going to go buy the torx tools and take it apart myself
2014 Ford Flex - Hinge would not let center console open and very hard to close, then whole lid popped off. It was just held on with 4 small screws in plastic.
2013 Ford Flex 50,000 mi,
Just broke one day. Haven't fixed it yet.
2014 Ford Flex 36,000 mi,
Center console had popping noise and resisance when trying to open it. This was with normal use and no missuse or damage. The whole console lid came off... Now I have to repair or replace
Oneday the center console Latch just broke
2011 Ford Flex 75,000 mi,
Snapped from normal use. Still usable as is.
2011 Ford Flex 80,000 mi,
the lever that you pull to open the hatch broke off. now must pull on the metal piece
2010 Ford Flex 68,000 mi,
It was broken and removed when we bought it in 11/15.
2010 Ford Flex 70,000 mi,
Pulled up on the handle on the front console. It snapped.
2014 Ford Flex 23,833 mi,
It was popping and catching. Now it has completely broken. I'm at the dealership NOW. And they are trying to tell me it may not be under warranty. It happened from misuse
2014 Ford Flex 42,000 mi,
Latch broke for no obvious reason, have not repaired yet
2013 Ford Flex 28,000 mi,
Broken center counsel latch
2009 Ford Flex 62,000 mi,
The center console latch broke and no longer holds the lid shut. I haven't repaired it yet.
2010 Ford Flex 71,000 mi,
Broken center latch and need to know if I can get s replacement peace or have to get home new top
2009 Ford Flex 80,000 mi,
Front Console lid bracket broke with normal use.
2010 Ford Flex 56,425 mi,
Latch for center arm rest Broke out of the blue
2010 Ford Flex 48,000 mi,
broken center console latch broken
2009 Ford Flex 75,000 mi,
Latch broken on center console
2009 Ford Flex 154,800 mi,
latch is broken when i purchased it used.